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Population in 2012: 2,182 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 

Males: 1,032  (47.3%)
Females: 1,150  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41339.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,079 (it was $25,272 in 2000)
Jackson:

$22,079
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,192

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,863 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Jackson:

$69,863
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,256; Detached houses: $74,237; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,576; In 2-unit structures: $353,874; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,341; Mobile homes: $19,218

Median gross rent in 2012: $423.

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  • White alone - 2,388 (97.1%)
  • Black alone - 37 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (45.6%), English (18.4%), German (8.7%), Irish (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/03/1845

Land area: 2.66 square miles.

Population density: 820 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Kentucky as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $717 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $377 (0.8%)

Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $168,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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: +1,644 (+66.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 395 (58.2%)

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
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.089.00.0
Robberies 022021001
per 100,000 0.082.482.20.085.041.90.00.044.8
Assaults 511011101
per 100,000 206.441.241.10.042.541.942.40.044.8
Burglaries 133214161813151321
per 100,000 536.51318.0575.7666.4764.7544.6635.3578.8941.3
Thefts 495740274629183532
per 100,000 2022.32347.61644.71124.51954.11214.9762.41558.31434.3
Auto thefts 727331222
per 100,000 288.982.4287.8124.9127.441.984.789.089.6
Arson N/A111N/A0100
per 100,000 N/A41.241.141.6N/A0.042.40.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 161.7199.6143.389.9155.698.279.8160.3135.2

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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: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.59
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Jackson, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+1.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 24% 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 slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% 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 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city 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
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from Jackson center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 15, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 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 Recipient born in Jackson: Willie Sandlin.


Hospitals/medical centers in Jackson:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Jackson, KY

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • Morehead State University (about 44 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 52 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • National College-Lexington (about 66 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 69 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • University of Kentucky (about 70 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)

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
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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
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
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
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 MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 7722, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2003), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2002), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-2002), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
BREATHITT CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 360, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROUSSEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between DEC-09-1997 and JAN-08-1998, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Cadmium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Cadmium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1998), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between NOV-19-1996 and DEC-18-1996, Contaminant: Barium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-1997), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-1999)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Cadmium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1998), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-04-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-17-1999 to JUN-04-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2001)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAKDALE CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between FEB-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-15-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 11 minor monitoring violations
  • 188 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.7%
(40.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jackson, KY

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 compared to Kentucky state average:

Jackson, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.


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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 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 (67%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.73%
Here15.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Conservative Mennonite Conference
Adherents43.1%18.2%7.5%5.8%4.8%
Congregations16.7%16.7%4.2%4.2%8.3%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Free Methodist Church of North AmericaAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.9%3.6%3.0%2.4%7.7%
Congregations4.2%8.3%4.2%4.2%29.2%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,914
Other Government Administration 2$6,604$39,6240$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$516
Police Protection - Officers 12$31,200$31,2000$0
Police - Other 2$2,280$13,6800$0
Firefighters 4$7,973$23,9190$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,318$21,2720$0
Solid Waste Management 3$4,705$18,8200$0
Sewerage 3$6,846$27,3840$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,709$28,2542$903
Water Supply 11$26,360$28,7560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$722
Totals for Government 42$95,995$27,4276$5,055

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $662,000 ($303.39)
    Sewerage: $451,000 ($206.69)
    Financial Administration: $404,000 ($185.15)
    Police Protection: $352,000 ($161.32)
    Regular Highways: $271,000 ($124.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($91.20)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($81.58)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($49.50)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($44.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($31.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($61.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $259,000 ($118.70)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($99.91)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($40.33)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($8.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $740,000 ($339.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($29.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $415,000 ($190.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($103.57)
    All Other: $24,000 ($11.00)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($2.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $211,000 ($96.70)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($16.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $636,000 ($291.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $736,000 ($337.31)
    Highways: $36,000 ($16.50)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $620,000 ($284.14)
    NEC: $288,000 ($131.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $274,000 ($125.57)
    Property: $162,000 ($74.24)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($18.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $892,000 ($408.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,685,000 ($1230.52)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $610,000 ($279.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,370,000 ($627.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,648,000 ($755.27)
    Water Utilities: $859,000 ($393.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $277,000 ($126.95)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($15.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $905,000 ($414.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($6.42)

4.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

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 Perry County, KY  0.67% ($29,500 average AGI)
from Wolfe County, KY  0.34% ($19,000)
from Fayette County, KY  0.31% ($42,000)


4.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

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 Perry County, KY  0.52% ($22,350 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.31% ($41,000)
to Wolfe County, KY  0.31% ($23,167)

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)

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

Jackson, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 79
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


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&T1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1True Value1
Little Caesars Pizza1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
RadioShack1

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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