For population 25 years and over in Jackson:
For population 15 years and over in Jackson town:
42 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (34.5 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (128.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (167.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Cambridge, NY (2.2 miles ), Salem, NY (2.4 miles ), Greenwich, NY (2.5 miles ), White Creek, NY (2.5 miles ), Easton, NY (3.1 miles ), Sandgate, VT (3.2 miles ), Schuylerville, NY (3.2 miles ), Victory, NY (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 43.10 N, Longitude: 73.38 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 518
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Jackson-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Jackson town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
On 6/24/1960, a category F3 tornado 21.6 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from Jackson center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Jackson center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Jackson:
Amtrak station near Jackson:
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 2010 was 1.52. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 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.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Jackson compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jackson town (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,290 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:
6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,877 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: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $4,646,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 338
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,516
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: