For population 25 years and over in Jackson:
For population 15 years and over in Jackson town:
23 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $162 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (26.6 miles , pop. 227,818).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (259.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Wilson, LA (2.9 miles ), Slaughter, LA (3.1 miles ), St. Francisville, LA (3.2 miles ), Norwood, LA (3.3 miles ), Clinton, LA (3.5 miles ), Zachary, LA (3.6 miles ), New Roads, LA (4.1 miles ), Baker, LA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 30.84 N, Longitude: 91.21 W
Area code: 225
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Crime in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +234 (+6.0%).
Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jackson, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/14/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Jackson town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 10/15/1957, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in East Feliciana Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Eddie Robinson (American football coach) - College football coach, Bancroft Gherardi - Navy admiral.
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Airports located in Jackson:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.210. This is significantly better than average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. There were 68 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.54. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 86 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.69. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson and their reported violations in the past:DIXON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 2000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EASTERN LOUISIANA MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS (Population served: 1200, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 33.9%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.3% for American Indian residents, 38.8% for two or more races residents)
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Jackson compared to Louisiana state average:
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Religion statistics for Jackson (based on East Feliciana Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,083 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,698 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,278
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 22,984
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jackson)
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2013.