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Population in 2012: 5,080 (57% urban, 43% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 2,446  (48.2%)
Females: 2,634  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36545.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,720 (it was $34,806 in 2000)
Jackson:

$35,720
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,192

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,188 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Jackson:

$94,188
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,594; Detached houses: $121,267; Mobile homes: $17,717

Median gross rent in 2012: $484.

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  • White alone - 2,790 (53.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,163 (41.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 97 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 70 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 58 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.1%), English (7.7%), German (4.2%), Irish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 336 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

46 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Alabama as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 195 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $331 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $249 (0.3%)

Jackson satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.52 N, Longitude: 87.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,701 (+32.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 965 (53.1%)

Area code: 251

Jackson household income distribution Jackson home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Jackson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2009 2011 2012
Murders 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.019.00.0
Rapes 04132536
per 100,000 0.073.218.856.637.498.657.1115.0
Robberies 74313333
per 100,000 128.773.256.518.956.259.257.157.5
Assaults 3018322416172125
per 100,000 551.5329.2602.2452.4299.6335.4399.8479.2
Burglaries 4755694955546149
per 100,000 864.01006.01298.5923.71029.81065.31161.2939.2
Thefts 240237204191160105187175
per 100,000 4411.84335.13838.93600.42995.72071.43559.93354.4
Auto thefts 7786151665
per 100,000 128.7128.0150.5113.1280.8315.6114.295.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.7) 386.8391.0399.3350.6313.5338.2403.9402.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Alabama average:

2.28

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Jackson, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jackson, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

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).
Jackson topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Jackson:

  • FMC JACKSON (TOMBIGBEE) (Dialysis Facility, 215 WALKER SPRINGS RD)
  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 112 FOREST AVENUE)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-JACKSON (Hospital, 4115 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 1447 COLLEGE AVE)
  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 220 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • JACKSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 2616 NORTH COLLEGE AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Jackson, AL

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: 2,682)
  • University of South Alabama (about 60 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 10,934)
  • University of West Alabama (about 74 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Meridian Community College (about 77 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,932)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 78 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • The University of West Florida (about 79 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Pensacola Junior College (about 83 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 4,901)

Public high school in Jackson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

See full list of schools located in Jackson, School District:

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

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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).

 
Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.210. This is significantly better than average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.210
U.S.:

0.464
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. There were 68 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.0
U.S.:

28.3
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.15
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 86 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.69
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.48
U.S.:

11.08

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):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OLD LINE WATER SYSTEM (Address: P O BOX 67, Population served: 3576, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • MCVAY WATER SYSTEM (Address: PO BOX 25, Population served: 1410, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • SALITPA WATER SYSTEM, A CORPORATION (Address: P.O. BOX 374, Population served: 741, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

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)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jackson, AL

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

Jackson compared to Alabama state average:

Jackson, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Alabama:

  • Econo Lodge, 3680 N College Ave, Jackson, AL 36545 , Phone: (251) 246-4111, Fax: (251) 246-0099
  • Hampton Inn, 4150 N College Ave, Jackson, AL 36545 , Phone: (251) 246-7300, Fax: (251) 246-7377
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jackson travel time to work - commute


Jackson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Jackson city (based on Clarke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.46%
Here57.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents74.0%12.4%6.0%2.1%1.4%
Congregations51.2%17.4%5.8%8.1%3.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%0.7%0.6%0.6%1.0%
Congregations2.3%1.2%2.3%1.2%7.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$19,913$34,1377$2,598
Judicial and Legal 1$2,104$25,2482$713
Police Protection - Officers 16$55,628$41,7214$2,416
Police - Other 6$9,429$18,8581$177
Streets and Highways 13$26,113$24,1040$0
Local Libraries 1$2,657$31,8843$2,768
Totals for Government 44$115,844$31,59417$8,672

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $418,000 ($82.28)
    Housing & Community Development: $277,000 ($54.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,201,000 ($236.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000 ($157.48)
    Water Utilities: $764,000 ($150.39)
    Regular Highways: $399,000 ($78.54)
    Central Staff Services: $360,000 ($70.87)
    Financial Administration: $240,000 ($47.24)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($37.40)
    Libraries: $156,000 ($30.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $153,000 ($30.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($15.35)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($15.16)
    Fire Protection: $71,000 ($13.98)
    Air Transportation: $59,000 ($11.61)
    Health Services - Other: $59,000 ($11.61)
    Corrections - Other: $14,000 ($2.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $879,000 ($173.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $130,000 ($25.59)
    Natural Resources: $5,000 ($0.98)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $3,000 ($0.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $563,000 ($110.83)
    General - Other: $468,000 ($92.13)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($5.31)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($4.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,503,000 ($295.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($26.18)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $24,000 ($4.72)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $542,000 ($106.69)
    Sewerage: $288,000 ($56.69)
    All Other: $60,000 ($11.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $569,000 ($112.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $467,000 ($91.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,154,000 ($227.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $208,000 ($40.94)
    Highways: $91,000 ($17.91)
    General Support: $20,000 ($3.94)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,835,000 ($558.07)
    Public Utilities: $630,000 ($124.02)
    Property: $260,000 ($51.18)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $143,000 ($28.15)
    NEC: $142,000 ($27.95)
    Tobacco Sales: $30,000 ($5.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000 ($2.76)

Jackson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $7,800,000 ($1535.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,755,000 ($542.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,295,000 ($1632.87)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $317,000 ($62.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,048,000 ($1584.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,100,000 ($1397.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,635,000 ($518.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $700,000 ($137.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $564,000 ($111.02)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($23.62)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $535,000 ($105.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,058,000 ($405.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,794,000 ($1534.25)

4.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,443 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Mobile County, AL  0.68% ($30,590 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.48% ($26,860)
from Wilcox County, AL  0.29% ($23,269)


4.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Mobile County, AL  0.64% ($25,638 average AGI)
to Marengo County, AL  0.31% ($27,250)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.31% ($22,571)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Jackson, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

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)


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
Businesses in Jackson, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • J. Kevin Miller (6)
  • Vander J. Sellers (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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