Jackson, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 5,097 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.6%
Males: 2,219  (43.5%)
Females: 2,878  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

31.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30233.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,988 (it was $28,472 in 2000)
Jackson:

$37,988
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,784 (it was $15,702 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,181 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Jackson:

$112,181
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $666.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jackson, GA (2010)
    • 2,73354.2%White alone
    • 2,04940.6%Black alone
    • 1452.9%Hispanic
    • 771.5%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Asian alone
    • 130.3%Other race alone
    • 110.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 272 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Georgia as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jackson is 19 to 1.


Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.7)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.5)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.8)
2
(43.9)
3
(66.9)
9
(176.1)
3
(59.2)
3
(60.7)
3
(61.2)
4
(82.5)
1
(20.1)
5
(98.6)
5
(98.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(89.3)
3
(67.2)
2
(43.9)
6
(133.9)
19
(371.7)
21
(414.5)
16
(323.8)
4
(81.6)
5
(103.2)
6
(120.8)
10
(197.2)
12
(235.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
14
(311.2)
12
(268.0)
24
(537.4)
26
(570.7)
23
(513.3)
44
(860.9)
22
(434.3)
36
(728.6)
14
(285.6)
18
(371.4)
19
(382.6)
19
(374.7)
23
(450.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
114
(2,566)
127
(2,823)
127
(2,836)
172
(3,851)
89
(1,953)
89
(1,986)
134
(2,622)
124
(2,448)
51
(1,032)
64
(1,306)
76
(1,568)
73
(1,470)
140
(2,761)
141
(2,764)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(22.5)
4
(88.9)
2
(44.7)
19
(425.4)
8
(175.6)
6
(133.9)
9
(176.1)
7
(138.2)
8
(161.9)
7
(142.8)
4
(82.5)
5
(100.7)
5
(98.6)
8
(156.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)104.5155.2160.3252.6154.1190.8322.1255.8204.4118.3173.7123.8229.3246.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jackson, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (53.5%), Northern European (2.5%), German (2.4%), English (1.6%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 4.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,084 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson, Georgia map

166 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,342 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $916 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Macon, GA (36.5 miles , pop. 97,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (41.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (625.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Flovilla, GA (2.1 miles ),
Jenkinsburg, GA (2.2 miles ),
Locust Grove, GA (3.0 miles ),
Yellow River, GA (3.4 miles ),
Heron Bay, GA (3.7 miles ),
Blacksville, GA (3.7 miles),
Eudora, GA (3.8 miles ),
McDonough, GA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.29 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,741 (+54.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 731 (39.3%)

Area codes: 770, 678

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 228 buildings, average cost: $62,400
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Jackson, GA
Historical housing units in Jackson, GA
Most common industries in Jackson, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Jackson, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Jackson, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.90. This is better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

6.90
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Jackson city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.7 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 190.4 miles away from Jackson center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 173.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 245.0 miles away from Jackson center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butts County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • SYLVAN GROVE HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1050 MCDONOUGH ROAD)
  • WESTBURY MEDICAL CARE HOME INC (922 MCDONOUGH ROAD)
  • DAVITA GROVEPARK DIALYSIS CENTER (794 MCDONOUGH ROAD)

Airports located in Jackson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 20 miles; Griffin, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,168)
  • Gordon State College (about 21 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,336)
  • Clayton State University (about 30 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 33 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Middle Georgia State College (about 36 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 7,091)
  • Mercer University (about 37 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,297)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 38 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)

Public high school in Jackson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

See full list of schools located in Jackson

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The new elementary school has not been added. It is Daughtry Elementary
  • The new elementary school has not been added. It is Daughtry Elementary

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackson: Jackson Fire Department (A), Hawkes Library (B), Butts County Jail (C), Butts County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: First Baptist Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), Israel Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Jackson Church of the Nazarene (D), Zion Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Watson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: J B'S Grill & Game Room (Amusement & Theme Parks; 125 Truck Stop Way), Habersham Travel Service (Tours & Charters; 730 East 3rd Street Suite A).

Hotel: Days Inn (625 East 3rd Street).

Courts: Butts County - Judge-Superior Court (Courthouse), Butts County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse), Butts County - Probate Court (Courthouse), Ga Superior Court Clerks Authority (26 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Mac Collins - Politician, Dary Myricks - Football player, Douglass Watson - Actor.

Butts County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BUTTS COUNTY/JACKSON/JENKINSBURG WS (Population served: 21,500, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2012)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2010:

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
101 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • United Bank: Jackson Branch at 150 Covington Street, branch established on 1997/09/08. Info updated 2010/10/25: Bank assets: $1,047.3 mil, Deposits: $939.3 mil, headquarters in Zebulon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: United Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Jackson Branch at 102 East Third Street, branch established on 1933/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Hamilton State Bank: Mcintosh State Bank Branch at 210 South Oak Street, branch established on 1964/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/23: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $727.5 mil, headquarters in Hoschton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jackson:

Marital status in Jackson, GA
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jackson, GA (based on Butts County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,76524
Black Protestant1,3546
Mainline Protestant1,1608
Catholic6571
Other111
None13,708-
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: 5
Here:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Butts County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Butts County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Butts County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.8%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Jackson:

29.6
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jackson:

21.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.6%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Jackson:

53.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Jackson:

79.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jackson, GA 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 12$45,355$45,3550$0
Streets and Highways 9$26,968$35,9570$0
Firefighters 7$23,204$39,7782$1,063
Sewerage 5$15,048$36,1150$0
Electric Power 5$19,061$45,7460$0
Police - Other 4$11,191$33,5730$0
Financial Administration 3$9,699$38,7960$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,770$22,6200$0
Water Supply 2$7,376$44,2560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,905$34,8600$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,530$54,3606$5,404
Totals for Government 51$169,107$39,7908$6,467

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,563,000 ($895.23)
    Police Protection: $1,119,000 ($219.54)
    Regular Highways: $718,000 ($140.87)
    Central Staff Services: $711,000 ($139.49)
    Water Utilities: $587,000 ($115.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $480,000 ($94.17)
    Sewerage: $391,000 ($76.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $196,000 ($38.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $87,000 ($17.07)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($8.24)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($7.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($6.47)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($5.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($3.53)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($0.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $96,000 ($18.83)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($14.52)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($11.77)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($7.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($4.71)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($3.73)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($2.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,262,000 ($443.79)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $584,000 ($114.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($46.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $46,000 ($9.02)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,003,000 ($196.78)
    Other: $844,000 ($165.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $112,000 ($21.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $82,000 ($16.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000 ($13.14)
    Royalties: $45,000 ($8.83)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,889,000 ($959.19)
    Water Utilities: $876,000 ($171.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($10.59)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($1.57)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $291,000 ($57.09)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000 ($25.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000 ($25.70)
    Other License: $73,000 ($14.32)
    Property: $54,000 ($10.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($3.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($3.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($2.94)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,270,000 ($2407.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,116,000 ($415.15)

7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Georgia average:

9.04%

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 Henry County, GA  1.87% ($38,671 average AGI)
to Spalding County, GA  0.71% ($30,321)
to Monroe County, GA  0.65% ($28,265)
Businesses in Jackson, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1True Value1
Dennys1U-Haul2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS4
FedEx3Waffle House1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKKP (1410 AM; 3 kW; MCDONOUGH, GA; Owner: HENRY COUNTY RADIO CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WJGA-FM (92.1 FM; JACKSON, GA; Owner: EARNHART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W290AG (105.9 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEKS (92.5 FM; ZEBULON, GA; Owner: SPALDING BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
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
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.8mTotal length
  • $14,554,000Total costs
  • 22,690Total average daily traffic
  • 653Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,035Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jackson, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jackson, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 107 (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, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jackson)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 150. The highest number of fires - 261 took place in 2003, and the least - 49 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Jackson, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jackson, GA
    • 1,06041.6%Outside Fires
    • 89835.2%Structure Fires
    • 54621.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 471.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, GA
Most common first names in Jackson, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11571.3 years
William9972.8 years
Mary9678.3 years
John9574.0 years
Robert9269.8 years
Charles5968.3 years
Willie5870.8 years
Thomas4669.8 years
George4674.3 years
Annie3677.8 years
Most common last names in Jackson, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7975.3 years
Johnson4574.0 years
Maddox4478.3 years
Jones4172.3 years
Cook3875.3 years
Taylor3073.6 years
Brown2870.2 years
White2675.8 years
Head2672.1 years
Moore2576.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackson, GA
  • 64.7%Utility gas
  • 31.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackson, GA
  • 92.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas


Jackson compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 36 pilots and 85 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dirk V. Hoyns (7)
  • Mary Anne Fletcher (3)
  • Cecil E. Patterson (2)
  • Cary Maddox (1)
  • Stanley S. Stanley (1)
  • Drik V. Hoyns (1)
  • Allen Carmichael (1)
  • Linda J. Pendergast (1)
  • James Smith (1)

Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2020.