For population 25 years and over in Jackson:
For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:
46 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $331 (0.3%)
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 ).
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Latitude: 31.52 N, Longitude: 87.89 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,701 (+32.7%)
Area code: 251
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).
Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jackson, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 91% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 the city 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 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Jackson center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from the city 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 (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Antonio Chatman - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Feb 12, 1979), Stew Bolen - Baseball player.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.210. This is significantly better than average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. There were 68 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 86 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
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: 7602, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.6%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 67.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 99.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 3.4% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Jackson city (based on Clarke County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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4.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,443 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,069 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $13,530,000
Total average daily traffic: 18,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,615
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 89 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jackson)
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.