For population 25 years and over in Jackson:
For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:
134 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,038 (1.2%)
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 ), Centerville, OH (3.8 miles) , McArthur, OH (4.0 miles ), Vinton, OH (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.05 N, Longitude: 82.64 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,326 (+37.6%)
Area code: 740
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Crime in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 22 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+1.7%).
Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jackson, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 6% greater 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 significantly below Ohio state average. It is 96% 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 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 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Jackson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Homer Davidson - Football player, R. M. Wanamaker - Politician, Fletcher Benton - Artist, Jim Karcher - Football player.
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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.
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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.4%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Jackson compared to Ohio state average:
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Religion statistics for Jackson (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Jackson government finances in 2006 (per resident):
4.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,620 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:
5.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,454 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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Jackson fatal accident list:
Aug 13, 2003 09:55 PM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 17, 1985 00:35 AM, Longworth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 20, 1978 07:48 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 29See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jackson, OH
Total length: 94 meters (308ft)
Total costs: $50,000
Total average daily traffic: 151,375
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,536
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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: 60 (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)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.