Jackson, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 4,790 (57% urban, 43% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 2,223  (46.4%)
Females: 2,567  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36545.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,784 (it was $34,806 in 2000)
Jackson:

$31,784
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,825 (it was $17,346 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,586 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Jackson:

$119,586
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,719; detached houses: $151,730; mobile homes: $71,281

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.9%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Jackson, AL (2010)
    • 2,83354.2%White alone
    • 2,23042.7%Black alone
    • 731.4%Hispanic
    • 370.7%American Indian alone
    • 370.7%Two or more races
    • 180.3%Asian alone

Races in Jackson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Alabama as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jackson is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2005

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(37.4)
5
(98.6)
3
(57.1)
6
(115.0)
5
(99.2)
6
(120.5)
3
(61.0)
5
(102.9)
4
(84.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(56.2)
3
(59.2)
3
(57.1)
3
(57.5)
4
(79.4)
6
(120.5)
3
(61.0)
2
(41.2)
1
(21.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(299.6)
17
(335.4)
21
(399.8)
25
(479.2)
25
(496.2)
29
(582.4)
21
(426.8)
26
(535.2)
14
(295.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(1,030)
54
(1,065)
61
(1,161)
49
(939.2)
45
(893.2)
45
(903.8)
55
(1,118)
43
(885.1)
29
(612.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(2,996)
105
(2,071)
187
(3,560)
175
(3,354)
158
(3,136)
153
(3,073)
195
(3,963)
147
(3,026)
141
(2,979)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(280.8)
16
(315.6)
6
(114.2)
5
(95.8)
5
(99.2)
7
(140.6)
8
(162.6)
8
(164.7)
5
(105.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)321.1346.4413.7412.7398.4446.5402.2397.9345.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jackson, AL

Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.23
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (11.0%), English (6.8%), Irish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), African (2.0%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 317 people per square mile   (very low).

Jackson, Alabama map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $349 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $283 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (59.6 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (111.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (462.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Leroy, AL (2.4 miles ),
Rockville, AL (2.8 miles),
St. Stephens, AL (3.1 miles ),
Wagarville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Carlton, AL (3.6 miles),
Whatley, AL (3.8 miles),
Grove Hill, AL (3.8 miles ),
McIntosh, AL (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.52 N, Longitude: 87.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,316 (+26.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 985 (63.9%)

Area code: 251

Distribution of median household income in Jackson, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jackson, AL in 2017
Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $303,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $155,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, AL residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Jackson, AL
Historical housing units in Jackson, AL
Most common industries in Jackson, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (15.0%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (20.6%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Utilities (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Paper (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Jackson, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Plant and system operators (3.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Jackson, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Jackson city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/23/1953, a category F3 tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from Jackson center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Jackson center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Jackson center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 291.0 miles away from Jackson center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from Jackson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-JACKSON (4115 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE, INC (1447 COLLEGE AVE)
  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 220 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • JACKSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (2616 NORTH COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • FMC JACKSON (TOMBIGBEE) (215 WALKER SPRINGS RD)
  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (112 FOREST AVENUE)

Airports located in Jackson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 47 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 59 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 60 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • University of West Alabama (about 77 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 77 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 78 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • The University of West Florida (about 79 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)

Public high school in Jackson:

Private high school in Jackson:

  • JACKSON ACADEMY (Students: 186, Location: 1954 COFFEEVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

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Library in Jackson:

  • JACKSON - WHITE SMITH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $407,066; Location: 213 COLLEGE AVENUE; 21,314 books; 707 audio materials; 1,025 video materials; 415 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a private school in Jackson, AL Jackson Academy

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackson: Jackson Links Golf Course (A), Jackson West Industrial Park (B), Jackson River Park (C), Jackson Station (D), Jackson Landing (E), The Meadows of Jackson Nursing Home (F), White Smith Memorial Library (G), Jackson Fire Department Station 2 (H), Jackson Fire Department Station 4 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jackson Shopping Center (1), Jackson Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: Saint Marks Church (A), First Baptist Church of Uriah (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Magnolia Church (D), Visitation Roman Catholic Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Grace Baptist Church (G), McCanns Chapel United Methodist Church (H), Forest Avenue Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McKenzie Cemetery (1), Jackson Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2), Parker Bell Cemetery (3), Forman Cemetery (4), Pine Crest Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jackson: John D Simpkins Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Jackson (3680 North College Avenue), Downtown Inn (3207 North College Avenue), Best Western Suites (3218 College Avenue), Guest House Motel (3680 North College Avenue).

Court: Jackson City - Municipal Court (126 College Avenue).

Birthplace of: Antonio Chatman - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Feb 12, 1979), Stew Bolen - Baseball player.

Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson and their reported violations in the past:

JACKSON WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Address: 2751 COMMERCE STREET , Population served: 8,283, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
OLD LINE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3,768, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson that have no violations reported:

  • MCVAY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,482, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.5%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Merchants Bank: Downtown Branch at 101 College Avenue, branch established on 1978/05/08; at 1901 North College Avenue, branch established on 1962/11/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.4 mil, Deposits: $184.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Trust, Inc.
  • First United Security Bank: Jackson Branch at 208 Commerce Street, branch established on 1936/08/01; North College Avenue Branch at 2101 College Ave,, branch established on 1992/03/16. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Jackson Branch at 1831 North College Avenue, branch established on 1975/04/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Capstone Bank: Jackson Branch at 1600 College Avenue, branch established on 2011/02/07. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $327.4 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capstone Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jackson:

Marital status in Jackson, AL
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jackson
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jackson, AL (based on Clarke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Clarke County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clarke County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Clarke County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clarke County:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.9%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jackson:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jackson:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jackson:

34.9%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

49.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jackson, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$78,367$44,7811$616
Solid Waste Management 12$26,468$26,4680$0
Water Supply 12$48,657$48,6570$0
Financial Administration 3$8,924$35,6960$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,133$54,7980$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,412$86,4720$0
Local Libraries 1$3,189$38,2684$5,829
Judicial and Legal 1$3,393$40,7161$930
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 3$3,291
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 54$192,543$42,7879$10,666

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,039,000 ($634.45)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($16.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,942,000 ($405.43)
    Regular Highways: $1,829,000 ($381.84)
    Water Utilities: $1,298,000 ($270.98)
    Central Staff Services: $529,000 ($110.44)
    General - Other: $412,000 ($86.01)
    Sewerage: $325,000 ($67.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000 ($58.04)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($55.32)
    Libraries: $256,000 ($53.44)
    Health - Other: $160,000 ($33.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000 ($24.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($21.09)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $61,000 ($12.73)
    Air Transportation: $34,000 ($7.10)
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $397,000 ($82.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $276,000 ($57.62)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $438,000 ($91.44)
    Other: $21,000 ($4.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($6.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $516,000 ($107.72)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($2.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,840,000 ($384.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $664,000 ($138.62)
    Highways: $89,000 ($18.58)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,270,000 ($891.44)
    Other License: $1,887,000 ($393.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $578,000 ($120.67)
    Property: $260,000 ($54.28)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $92,000 ($19.21)

Jackson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,963,000 ($3541.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,090,000 ($3359.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,860,000 ($388.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $987,000 ($206.05)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,240,000 ($258.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,210,000 ($461.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $252,000 ($52.61)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mobile County, AL  0.51% ($46,674 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.41% ($34,971)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($31,200)


5.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mobile County, AL  0.84% ($41,028 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.47% ($64,500)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.43% ($40,417)
Businesses in Jackson, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Hilton1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WRJX (1230 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJDB (630 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • W58AJ (Channel 58; JACKSON, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
Jackson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 65.7mTotal length
  • $75,856,000Total costs
  • 39,465Total average daily traffic
  • 4,451Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,440Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jackson, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jackson, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2924Y , Serial Number: 18253924, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 10/01/2010
    Registrant (LLC): C & H LLC, 328 High Acres Dr, Jackson, AL 36545
  • Aircraft: OMM G97 SPOTTER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 377NX , Serial Number: 4404386, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2015
    Registrant (Individual): James B Hoven, 2230 Catherine St, Jackson, AL 36545
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7891U , Serial Number: 15077857, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/1999
    Registrant (Individual): James Bruce Hoven, 2230 Catherine Ave, Jackson, AL 36545
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8857G , Serial Number: 18258100, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Pruitt, 430 Golf View Dr, Jackson, AL 36545

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Alabama:

  • Econo Lodge, 3680 N College Ave, Jackson, Alabama 36545 , Phone: (251) 246-4111, Fax: (251) 246-0099
  • Hampton Inn, 4150 N College Ave, Jackson, Alabama 36545 , Phone: (251) 246-7300, Fax: (251) 246-7377
  • Best Western Suites, LLC, 3218 N College Ave, Jackson, Alabama 36545 , Phone: (251) 246-6030, Fax: (251) 246-6030
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Alabama
Most common first names in Jackson, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7474.3 years
Mary6577.6 years
Willie5775.4 years
James5471.0 years
William4474.6 years
Annie3978.3 years
Robert3769.3 years
Charles3166.6 years
George2774.1 years
Jessie2078.9 years
Most common last names in Jackson, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson6574.5 years
Jones4572.9 years
Pugh4075.1 years
Bumpers4079.4 years
Smith3976.1 years
Williams3775.9 years
Chapman3376.9 years
Thomas3175.7 years
Robinson2975.1 years
Brown2874.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackson, AL
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 39.8%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackson, AL
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jackson compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • J. Kevin Miller (8)
  • Vander J. Sellers (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.