Jackson, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 3,221 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 1,577  (49.0%)
Females: 1,644  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56143.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,560 (it was $33,452 in 2000)
Jackson:

$48,560
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,746 (it was $18,444 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,268 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Jackson:

$116,268
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jackson, MN (2010)
    • 3,05392.5%White alone
    • 1133.4%Asian alone
    • 591.8%Hispanic
    • 451.4%Two or more races
    • 170.5%Black alone
    • 120.4%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(143.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(200.7)
8
(230.1)
5
(145.8)
8
(240.0)
3
(91.3)
5
(151.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(458.7)
10
(287.6)
19
(554.1)
14
(420.0)
17
(517.5)
12
(363.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(2,007)
59
(1,697)
53
(1,546)
50
(1,500)
62
(1,887)
53
(1,605)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(57.3)
1
(28.8)
3
(87.5)
4
(120.0)
1
(30.4)
2
(60.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)271.8260.0253.4276.0254.2245.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jackson, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Minnesota average:

1.63
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Ancestries: German (40.0%), Norwegian (8.7%), Czech (6.7%), American (4.3%), Swedish (2.6%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1310 feet

Land area: 3.80 square miles.

Population density: 848 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson, Minnesota map

111 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,486 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $903 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (87.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (126.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (391.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alpha, MN (2.5 miles),
Lakefield, MN (3.1 miles ),
Dunnell, MN (3.4 miles),
Superior, IA (3.7 miles),
Sherburn, MN (3.7 miles ),
Orleans, IA (3.7 miles ),
Spirit Lake, IA (3.9 miles ),
Fish Lake, MN (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 43.62 N, Longitude: 94.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,108 (+63.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,263 (73.6%)

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $213,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, MN residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Jackson, MN
Historical housing units in Jackson, MN
Most common industries in Jackson, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (11.3%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (17.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Jackson, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)

Average climate in Jackson, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jackson, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Jackson city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from Jackson center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.6 miles away from Jackson center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 174.4 miles away from Jackson center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • SANFORD JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1430 NORTH HIGHWAY)
  • COTTONWOOD JACKSON COMM HLTH S (407 FIFTH STREET SUITE 209)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - JACKSON (601 WEST JACKSON)

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 18 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Central College (about 61 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 62 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Buena Vista University (about 69 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 70 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 71 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 87 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public high school in Jackson:

Public elementary/middle school in Jackson:

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Library in Jackson:

  • JACKSON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $504,776; Location: 311 THIRD STREET; 38,269 books; 15,187 e-books; 2,775 audio materials; 3,821 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 172 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Dave Ellefson - musician (former bassist in Megadeth, born Nov. 12, 1964)
  • there is now a kingdom hall of jehovahs witnesses in jackson added by alex

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackson: Jackson KOA Kampground (A), Jackson Country Club (B), Jackson County Courthouse (C), Jackson County Law Enforcement Center (D), Jackson Public Library (E), Jackson City Hall (F), Jackson Police Department (G), Jackson Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Good Shepherd Church (B), Hilltop Community Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (D), Our Redeemers Lutheran Church (E), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Salem Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Des Moines River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jackson include: Gettys Park (1), Dann's Island Wayside Park (2), Fort Belmont City Park (3), Patterson Park (4), Central Park (5), Dumont Park (6), Ashley Park (7), Jackson State Monument (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Custom Tours by Teresa (Tours & Charters; 81753 580th Avenue).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Jackson (2007 Highway 71 North), Earth Inn (1051 Highway 71 North), Jackson Super 8 Motel (2025 Highway 71 North), Best Western Country Manor Inn (2007 Highway 71 N), Budget Host Prairie Winds Motel (950 Highway 71 North).

Courts: Jackson County - District Court- Probate-Traffic-Juvenile (405 4th Street), Jackson County - District Court- Court Services Probation (405 4th Street), Jackson County - District Court Civil-Criminal-Family (405 4th Street).

Birthplace of: Dave Ellefson - Rock bass guitarist, Lee Aase - Social media pioneer.

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • JACKSON (Address: 80 West Ashley Street , Population served: 3,299, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest: Jackson Branch at 509 Third Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $678.7 mil, Deposits: $567.5 mil, headquarters in Spirit Lake, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goodenow Bancorporation
  • United Prairie Bank: Jackson Branch at 202 Grant Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/06: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Corporation
  • Jackson Federal Savings and Loan Association: Jackson Federal Savings And Loan Ass at 414 Second Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $37.0 mil, Deposits: $25.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Jackson:

Marital status in Jackson, MN
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Jackson, MN (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,45111
Evangelical Protestant2,33812
Catholic2,0163
Other-1
None2,461-
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: 2
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jackson County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

11.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jackson:

49.9%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jackson:

45.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jackson:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Jackson:

75.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jackson, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 48$201,372$50,34316$27,295
Financial Administration 7$37,676$64,5870$0
Streets and Highways 6$28,195$56,3901$132
Other and Unallocable 4$20,678$62,0343$2,556
Water Supply 3$16,902$67,6080$0
Sewerage 1$3,751$45,0120$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$103
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,257
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 69$308,574$53,66530$32,343

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,768,000 ($1480.29)
    General - Other: $1,614,000 ($501.09)
    Liquor Stores: $1,078,000 ($334.68)
    Regular Highways: $687,000 ($213.29)
    Police Protection: $607,000 ($188.45)
    Sewerage: $539,000 ($167.34)
    Water Utilities: $539,000 ($167.34)
    Health - Other: $512,000 ($158.96)
    Financial Administration: $388,000 ($120.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000 ($71.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $171,000 ($53.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $164,000 ($50.92)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($13.66)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($9.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($4.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $341,000 ($105.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,034,000 ($321.02)
    Electric Utilities: $949,000 ($294.63)
    Libraries: $772,000 ($239.68)
    Sewerage: $481,000 ($149.33)
    Health - Other: $354,000 ($109.90)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($23.28)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($10.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($6.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $16,000 ($4.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($4.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($3.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $877,000 ($272.28)
    Hospital Public: $589,000 ($182.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($53.71)
    Other: $15,000 ($4.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $311,000 ($96.55)
    Other: $35,000 ($10.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $272,000 ($84.45)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($39.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($6.83)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($2.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,214,000 ($1929.21)
    Liquor Stores: $1,379,000 ($428.13)
    Water Utilities: $724,000 ($224.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,319,000 ($409.50)
    Other: $299,000 ($92.83)
  • Tax - Property: $1,407,000 ($436.82)
    Other License: $78,000 ($24.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,598,000 ($2669.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,030,000 ($2493.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $905,000 ($280.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $337,000 ($104.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,095,000 ($1581.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,339,000 ($415.71)

5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Cottonwood County, MN  0.55% ($33,625 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.50% ($44,773)
Businesses in Jackson, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1True Value2
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
Jackson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Jackson fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 2015 06:32 PM, I-90, Lat: 43.641022, Lon: -94.991397, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
Jul 14, 2010 11:17 AM, I-90 Ramp, Us-71, Lat: 43.639647, Lon: -94.994981, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2005 01:04 PM, Us-71, Lat: 43.614140, Lon: -94.994350, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1998 01:15 AM, Us-169, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 8, 1985 12:40 AM, 90, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 23, 1983 07:16 PM, 71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1981 05:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 344ft / 105mTotal length
  • $2,247,000,000Total costs
  • 72,804Total average daily traffic
  • 8,452Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,879Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jackson, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 171970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jackson, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33237 , Serial Number: 5912, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kerry W Ella, 74450 530th Ave, Jackson, MN 56143, Other Owners: Richard Hample
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3484R , Serial Number: 18258784, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2006
    Registrant (LLC): Touch And Go Aviation LLC, Po Box 179, Jackson, MN 56143
  • Aircraft: BEECH B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A SERIES (715 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 427GC , Serial Number: BB-1088, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Touch And Go Aviation LLC, Po Box 179, Jackson, MN 56143
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP B200GT (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-52 (898 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 47RM , Serial Number: BY-99, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/05/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Sioux Valley Transport LLC, Po Box 244, Jackson, MN 56143
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 623CC , Serial Number: 28-7610098, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry A Hotzler, 78863 Lamphere Dr, Jackson, MN 56143, Other Owners: Terry J Oddson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714GJ , Serial Number: 15079162, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/27/2017
    Registrant (Individual): John W Olson, Po Box 113, Jackson, MN 56143

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 26 took place in 2003, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jackson, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.5%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jackson, MN
    • 8839.5%Structure Fires
    • 6830.5%Outside Fires
    • 4821.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 198.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Minnesota:

  • Prairie Winds Budget Host Motel, 950 N Hwy 71, Jackson, Minnesota 56143 , Phone: (507) 847-2020
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 110 Belmont Ln, Jackson, Minnesota 56143 , Phone: (507) 847-2444, Fax: (507) 847-2448
  • Econo Lodge, 2007 Hwy 71 N, Jackson, Minnesota 56143 , Phone: (507) 847-3110
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Minnesota
Most common first names in Jackson, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5480.2 years
Mary4384.7 years
George3676.6 years
Anna3686.4 years
William2982.4 years
Henry2781.2 years
Joseph2679.0 years
Harry2379.3 years
Frank2081.9 years
Emma1885.8 years
Most common last names in Jackson, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5782.3 years
Olson3084.1 years
Anderson2874.7 years
Hansen1783.6 years
Jensen1485.7 years
Miller1385.8 years
Tusa1382.0 years
Erickson1284.1 years
Smith1280.8 years
Peterson1178.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackson, MN
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackson, MN
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 41.0%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jackson compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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