Jackson, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 6,252 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 2,665  (42.6%)
Females: 3,587  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45640.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,254 (it was $26,728 in 2000)
Jackson:

$35,254
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,245 (it was $14,855 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,181 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Jackson:

$107,181
OH:

$144,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.8%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jackson, OH (2010)
    • 6,10695.5%White alone
    • 1011.6%Two or more races
    • 971.5%Hispanic
    • 440.7%Black alone
    • 270.4%Asian alone
    • 180.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Ohio as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jackson is 277 to 1.


Crime rates in Jackson by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(32.6)
2
(32.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
2
(31.8)
2
(32.0)
3
(48.3)
2
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
3
(48.8)
3
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
5
(79.4)
2
(32.0)
1
(16.1)
2
(31.7)
2
(32.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(48.9)
3
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
3
(47.5)
6
(95.3)
7
(111.9)
5
(80.5)
5
(79.3)
1
(16.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(896.5)
55
(895.0)
56
(874.7)
44
(688.6)
17
(269.2)
34
(539.9)
21
(335.7)
18
(289.8)
12
(190.3)
17
(272.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
352
(5,738)
345
(5,614)
288
(4,499)
280
(4,382)
218
(3,453)
225
(3,573)
159
(2,542)
127
(2,045)
126
(1,998)
140
(2,247)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(65.2)
5
(81.4)
8
(125.0)
6
(93.9)
9
(142.5)
9
(142.9)
5
(79.9)
6
(96.6)
3
(47.6)
4
(64.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.7)
1
(15.9)
3
(48.0)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)338.2344.2265.2234.1212.7260.4221.1201.6147.8126.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jackson, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 2,018 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.80
Ohio average:

1.15
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), American (19.5%), English (8.4%), Irish (7.2%), Welsh (5.3%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 7.51 square miles.

Population density: 832 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson, Ohio map

148 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

2.3%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $955 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,177 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (45.5 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (67.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Coalton, OH (2.1 miles ),
Wellston, OH (2.7 miles ),
Hamden, OH (3.1 miles ),
Beaver, OH (3.2 miles ),
Oak Hill, OH (3.4 miles ),
Stockdale, OH (3.7 miles),
Richmond Dale, OH (3.7 miles ),
McArthur, OH (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.05 N, Longitude: 82.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,264 (+35.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,583 (52.1%)

Area code: 740

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $63,200
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $21,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $52,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, OH residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Jackson, OH
Historical housing units in Jackson, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in Jackson, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.3%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Jackson, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Jackson, Ohio

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Jackson city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% 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 91.6 miles away from Jackson center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.2 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 91.8 miles away from Jackson center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.9 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 286.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 138.0 miles away from Jackson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Main business address for: OAK HILL FINANCIAL INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Jackson:

  • BCS/SOUTH STREET HOME (6 WEST SOUTH STREET)
  • HOLZER MEDICAL CENTER JACKSON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 500 BURLINGTON ROAD)
  • FOUR WINDS NURSING FACILITY (215 SETH AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND OF JACKSON (8668 STATE ROUTE 93)
  • FMC - INDIAN HILLS (820 VETERANS DRIVE)
  • JACKSON DIALYSIS AND KIDNEY CENTER (500 MCCARTY LANE)
  • JACKSON REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (3 ACY AVENUE, SUITE B)

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:

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College/University in Jackson:

  • Daymar College-Jackson (Full-time enrollment: 120; Location: 980 East Main Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • Shawnee State University (about 30 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,160)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 35 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 36 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 42 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Marshall University (about 45 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Southern State Community College (about 54 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)

Public high schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 774, Location: 500 VAUGHN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CENTER FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT (Location: 21 TROPIC ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

Private elementary/middle school in Jackson:

  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 98, Location: 10595 CHILLICOTHE PIKE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Jackson

Library in Jackson:

  • JACKSON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $525,890; Location: 21 BROADWAY ST.; 45,365 books; 1,577 audio materials; 1,835 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 147 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Adena Health Center should be added to your hostpital/medical center listing for Jackson,OH Their address is, 1000 Vetrans Drive, Jackson,Oh 45640

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jackson: Southeast Ohio Emergency Medical Services Station 9 Jackson (A), Jackson Fire Department (B), Jackson County Courthouse (C), Jackson County Jail (D), Jackson City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: Grace United Methodist Church (A), Apostolic Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), Jackson Assembly of God Church (F), Landmark Apostolic Church (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Pilgrim Holiness Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Grove Cemetery (1), Fairmount Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horse Creek (A), Sugar Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson include: Manpower Park (1), Eddie Jones Park (2), McKinley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Splash Down Waterpark (Water Parks & Slides; 6173 St Rte 327) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Jackson (972 East Main Street) (1), Comfort Inn Jackson (605 East Main Street) (2), Days Inn Motel (972 East Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Homer Davidson - Football player, R. M. Wanamaker - Politician, Fletcher Benton - Artist, Jim Karcher - Football player.

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Twin Oaks Drive Office, Jackson Branch, Ironmakers Branch, Oak Hill Banks Branch, Wal-Mart Drive Branch. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Jackson-Main Branch at 160 Broadway, branch established on 1865/01/01; Jackson-Main Du Branch at 276 Pearl Street, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Milton Banking Company: Jackson Branch at 400 East Main Street, branch established on 1984/10/15. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $125.6 mil, Deposits: $114.3 mil, headquarters in Wellston, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Milton Bancorp, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Wellston: Jackson Branch at 590 East Main Street, branch established on 1995/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.0 mil, Deposits: $82.6 mil, headquarters in Wellston, OH, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Ohio Valley Bank Company: Jackson Branch at 738 East Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $793.4 mil, Deposits: $689.5 mil, headquarters in Gallipolis, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Valley Banc Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Jackson:

Marital status in Jackson, OH
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Ohio average:

10.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,71155
Mainline Protestant3,77523
Other6385
Catholic3502
None23,751-
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: 8
This county:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Jackson County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jackson:

50.8%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jackson:

47.4%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jackson:

21.6%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Jackson:

56.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jackson, OH Residents
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
Other Government Administration 19$51,978$32,8280$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$62,702$41,8010$0
Other and Unallocable 18$59,635$39,7570$0
Water Supply 13$46,781$43,1820$0
Electric Power 9$41,664$55,5520$0
Sewerage 8$36,009$54,0140$0
Financial Administration 6$19,375$38,7500$0
Police - Other 5$13,627$32,7052$425
Solid Waste Management 5$15,591$37,4180$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,506$37,5180$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,513$54,1560$0
Firefighters 0$0 19$4,565
Totals for Government 106$364,381$41,25121$4,990

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $17,666,000 ($2825.66)
    Sewerage: $2,742,000 ($438.58)
    Police Protection: $2,345,000 ($375.08)
    Water Utilities: $1,887,000 ($301.82)
    General - Other: $1,348,000 ($215.61)
    Regular Highways: $975,000 ($155.95)
    Central Staff Services: $711,000 ($113.72)
    Financial Administration: $442,000 ($70.70)
    Health - Other: $405,000 ($64.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $251,000 ($40.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $188,000 ($30.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000 ($23.99)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($32.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,031,000 ($164.91)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $437,000 ($69.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,802,000 ($288.23)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($6.72)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,747,000 ($439.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($10.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,694,000 ($590.85)
    Other: $2,853,000 ($456.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,430,000 ($228.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($30.55)
    Special Assessments: $91,000 ($14.56)
    Sale of Property: $67,000 ($10.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($8.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $51,000 ($8.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $18,614,000 ($2977.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,391,000 ($382.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $860,000 ($137.56)
    General Local Government Support: $451,000 ($72.14)
  • Tax - Property: $1,560,000 ($249.52)
    Other License: $108,000 ($17.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $26,127,000 ($4178.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,127,000 ($4178.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,498,000 ($879.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,091,000 ($654.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,407,000 ($225.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,953,000 ($3671.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,520,000 ($4241.84)

4.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015

Here:

4.71%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gallia County, OH  0.57% ($29,954 average AGI)
from Vinton County, OH  0.49% ($31,554)
from Ross County, OH  0.48% ($42,764)


4.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Ohio average:

5.51%

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 Franklin County, OH  0.53% ($37,433 average AGI)
to Ross County, OH  0.49% ($33,429)
to Vinton County, OH  0.45% ($26,294)
Businesses in Jackson, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Subway3
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS1
H&R Block2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYPC (1330 AM; 1 kW; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WXIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCJO (97.7 FM; JACKSON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYRO (98.7 FM; MCARTHUR, OH; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W212BM (90.3 FM; JACKSON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE COLLEGE)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WXIZ (100.9 FM; WAVERLY, OH; Owner: CRYSTAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXZQ (100.1 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: DBA PIKETON COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
Jackson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 111Number of bridges
  • 830ft / 253mTotal length
  • $75,000Total costs
  • 418,857Total average daily traffic
  • 81,894Total average daily truck traffic
  • 500,563Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jackson, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 131930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 271980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jackson, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 203 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jackson)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 116. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 187 took place in 2006, and the least - 48 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Jackson, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jackson, OH
    • 98249.6%Structure Fires
    • 63732.2%Outside Fires
    • 35117.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 100.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, OH
Most common first names in Jackson, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16375.3 years
Mary14378.3 years
John14273.8 years
James10870.3 years
Charles9875.0 years
Robert7470.5 years
Margaret6680.2 years
George6474.3 years
Helen5778.4 years
Ruth5477.5 years
Most common last names in Jackson, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis5879.5 years
Miller5678.2 years
Smith5576.7 years
Williams4076.2 years
White3977.1 years
Jenkins3976.0 years
Martin3879.1 years
Jones3580.2 years
Lewis3476.7 years
Crabtree3376.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jackson, OH
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jackson, OH
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jackson compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 (45640) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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