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Population in 2013: 2,170 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 1,072  (49.4%)
Females: 1,098  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41339.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,258 (it was $25,272 in 2000)
Jackson:

$21,258
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,036 (it was $13,532 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,655 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Jackson:

$61,655
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $452.

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  • Races in Jackson, KY (2013)

    Jackson races chart
    • 2,29796.4%White alone
    • 341.4%Black alone
    • 190.8%Asian alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.4%Hispanic
    • 20.08%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jackson: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (46.5%), English (15.7%), German (9.3%), Irish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/03/1845

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 815 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson,KY real estate house value index trend

Jackson, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Kentucky as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $764 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $366 (0.8%)

Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (68.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oakdale, KY (2.3 miles ), Taulbee, KY (2.5 miles ), Haddix, KY (2.8 miles ), Canoe, KY (3.1 miles ), Hardshell, KY (3.3 miles ), Malaga, KY (3.4 miles ), Rousseau, KY (3.5 miles ), St. Helens, KY (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $168,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 83.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,794 (+75.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 419 (58.4%)

Area code: 606

Jackson household income distribution Jackson home values distribution

Crime rates in Jackson by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.089.00.00.0
Robberies 0220210011
per 100,000 0.082.482.20.085.041.90.00.044.846.1
Assaults 5110111012
per 100,000 206.441.241.10.042.541.942.40.044.892.3
Burglaries 13321416181315132113
per 100,000 536.51,318.0575.7666.4764.7544.6635.3578.8941.3599.6
Thefts 49574027462918353227
per 100,000 2,022.32,347.61,644.71,124.51,954.11,214.9762.41,558.31,434.31,245.4
Auto thefts 7273312222
per 100,000 288.982.4287.8124.9127.441.984.789.089.692.3
Arson N/A111N/A01000
per 100,000 N/A41.241.141.6N/A0.042.40.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 161.6199.5143.289.8155.498.179.7160.1135.1116.2

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Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Jackson, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Jackson city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from Jackson center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from Jackson center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 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 Breathitt County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Birthplace of: Denver Grigsby - Major League Baseball outfielder, Mary C. Noble - Judge, Willie Sandlin - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Jackson: Willie Sandlin.

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • KENTUCKY RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 540 JETT DRIVE)
  • FMC OF JACKSON (1550 US HIGHWAY 15 SOUTH, STE 30)
  • BREATHITT COUNTY HHA (955 HIGHWAY 30 WEST, PO BOX 730)
  • NIM HENSON GERIATRIC CENTER (420 JETT DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Morehead State University (about 45 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 52 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 69 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

Public high schools in Jackson:

Private high schools in Jackson:

  • MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 75 MILLCREEK LAWSON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • OAKDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46; Location: 5801 BEATTYVILLE RD; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

See full list of schools located in Jackson, map of school districts: JACKSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, BREATHITT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Jackson:

  • BREATHITT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $364,904; Location: 1024 COLLEGE AVENUE; 27,666 books; 4 e-books; 793 audio materials; 1,149 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Jackson Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hagins Cemetery (1), Kings Branch Cemetery (2), Jackson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Panbowl Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Bridge Branch (A), Cripple Creek (B), Panbowl Branch (C), Griffith Branch (D), Miller Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Breathitt County Museum (329 Broadway).

Hotels: Jackson Decorating Center (1184 Main Street), Paul's Motel (1184 Main Street), Jackson Inn (Highway 15).

Courts: Kentucky State - Administrative Ofc Of Courts- Court Designated Worker (1137 Main Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Ofc Of Courts- District Court- Judge (1137 Main Street), Breathitt County - Circuit Court Clerk (1127 Main Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Ofc Of Courts- Circuit Court Clerks- Of (1137 Main Street), Kentucky State - Administrative Ofc Of Courts- Circuit Court- Judge (1137 Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 28.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

JACKSON MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 6,950, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BREATHITT CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,316, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.5%
(43.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2000:

  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Jackson, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Jackson compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Jackson: 1138 Main Street Branch at 1138 Main Street Branch, branch established on 1973/01/15; Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Of Jackson at 720 Hwy, 15 South, branch established on 1962/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.4 mil, Deposits: $109.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: John R Turner Holding Company
  • The First National Bank of Jackson: The First National Bank Of Jackson at 1126 Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01; Lester Smith Parkway Branch at North Jackson Plaza Highway 15, branch established on 1977/03/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $116.3 mil, Deposits: $99.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First National Holding Company Of Jackson, The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Kentucky:

  • Paul's Motel BLDG A, Old Rt 151168 Main St, Jackson, KY 41339 , Phone: (606) 666-2471
  • Jackson Inn, Old Rt 15, Jackson, KY 41339 , Phone: (606) 666-7551
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Kentucky average:

12.3

Jackson travel time to work - commute Jackson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,56320
Mainline Protestant4486
Catholic351
Other31
None11,829-
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: 4
Breathitt County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Breathitt County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Breathitt County:

35.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

15.9%
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
Financial Administration 2$3,612$21,6720$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,313$43,8786$300
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$515
Police Protection - Officers 8$27,546$41,3190$0
Police - Other 3$8,142$32,5680$0
Firefighters 4$9,763$29,2890$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$686
Streets and Highways 4$6,331$18,9930$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,680$22,7200$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,377$25,13110$3,147
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$268
Totals for Government 30$76,764$30,70619$4,916

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $662,000 ($305.07)
    Sewerage: $451,000 ($207.83)
    Financial Administration: $404,000 ($186.18)
    Police Protection: $352,000 ($162.21)
    Regular Highways: $271,000 ($124.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($91.71)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($82.03)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($49.77)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($45.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($31.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($61.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $259,000 ($119.35)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($100.46)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($40.55)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($8.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $740,000 ($341.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($29.49)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $415,000 ($191.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($104.15)
    All Other: $24,000 ($11.06)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($2.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $211,000 ($97.24)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($17.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $636,000 ($293.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $736,000 ($339.17)
    Highways: $36,000 ($16.59)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $620,000 ($285.71)
    NEC: $288,000 ($132.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $274,000 ($126.27)
    Property: $162,000 ($74.65)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($18.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $892,000 ($411.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,685,000 ($1237.33)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $610,000 ($281.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,370,000 ($631.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,648,000 ($759.45)
    Water Utilities: $859,000 ($395.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $277,000 ($127.65)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($15.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $905,000 ($417.05)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($6.45)

3.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.31%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Perry County, KY  0.50% ($33,150 average AGI)
from Wolfe County, KY  0.28% ($19,818)


4.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Perry County, KY  0.60% ($26,875 average AGI)
to Wolfe County, KY  0.47% ($32,947)
to Owsley County, KY  0.25% ($23,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Jackson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • 29,078Total average daily traffic
  • 1,429Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (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, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7302W , Serial Number: R18200052, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Price Sewell, 170 Picnic Hill Rd, Jackson, KY 41339

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Jackson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, KY
Most common first names in Jackson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7670.3 years
John5969.3 years
Mary5574.1 years
William4068.9 years
Robert3369.1 years
George3170.6 years
Charles2965.5 years
Martha2684.1 years
Carl2266.3 years
Henry2175.3 years
Most common last names in Jackson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Turner10274.0 years
Combs9069.5 years
Gross8773.9 years
Mcintosh6971.8 years
Spicer6671.6 years
Fugate5869.7 years
Spencer5770.1 years
Miller5173.4 years
Noble5071.0 years
Deaton5075.1 years
Businesses in Jackson, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1True Value1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
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