Jackson, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 67,685 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 31,641  (46.7%)
Females: 36,044  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Tennessee median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 38301, 38305.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,217 (it was $33,194 in 2000)
Jackson:

$35,217
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,189 (it was $18,495 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,700 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Jackson:

$116,700
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $149,937; Detached houses: $152,371; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,535; In 2-unit structures: $123,350; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,041; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,187; Mobile homes: $57,595

Median gross rent in 2012: $744.

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  • White alone - 31,290 (47.4%)
  • Black alone - 29,944 (45.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,739 (4.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1,029 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 883 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 46 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 48 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.9%), English (8.5%), Irish (7.2%), Subsaharan African (6.3%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1845

Elevation: 401 feet

Land area: 49.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,368 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson,TN real estate house value index trend

Jackson, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

2,831 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.2%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 181 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Tennessee as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 372 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,224 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $764 (0.8%)

Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (74.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (433.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spring Creek-Beech Bluff, TN (2.8 miles ), Pope, TN (2.9 miles ), Pinson, TN (3.0 miles ), Three Way, TN (3.2 miles ), Huntersville, TN (3.5 miles ), Medina, TN (3.5 miles ), Medon, TN (3.5 miles) , Gadsden, TN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 416 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 470 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1999: 500 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 361 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2001: 352 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2002: 438 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2003: 449 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2004: 427 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2006: 403 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2007: 257 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2008: 209 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2009: 167 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2010: 165 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2011: 130 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2012: 187 buildings, average cost: $178,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.63 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,011 (+34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,618 (85.7%)

Area code: 731

Jackson household income distribution Jackson home values distribution

Crime rates in Jackson by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 61232651197142611
per 100,000 10.719.34.93.39.78.017.514.311.022.03.19.116.7
Rapes 36273835314928272824254322
per 100,000 64.243.562.557.350.278.544.542.844.037.839.165.433.5
Robberies 163180182198187177189266244184145156191
per 100,000 290.7290.2299.5324.1302.9283.6300.5421.4383.5289.6226.7237.1290.6
Assaults 658545462456546605557379428384369470748
per 100,000 1173.7878.5760.2746.3884.5969.2885.7600.4672.7604.4576.8714.31138.1
Burglaries 9248528369801,1031,2691,1601,1061,0931,1231,0961,126972
per 100,000 1648.11373.41375.61603.91786.82033.01844.51752.11718.01767.71713.31711.31478.9
Thefts 2,4722,6942,7882,9643,3773,1412,8762,9303,1242,9942,7042,3972,139
per 100,000 4409.34342.74587.44851.15470.75032.04573.14641.64910.44712.74227.03642.93254.5
Auto thefts 438316352385419475456570413296244223135
per 100,000 781.3509.4579.2630.1678.8761.0725.1903.0649.2465.9381.4338.9205.4
Arson 17171513142818221714112021
per 100,000 30.327.424.721.322.744.928.634.926.722.017.230.432.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 737.4636.8618.1645.4714.3750.4697.0679.1665.0621.8532.0568.2615.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 264 (221 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Tennessee average:

2.54

Jackson tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,849 (+15.2%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jackson, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Jackson city center injured 51 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 1/17/1999, a category F4 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Jackson center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 113.3 miles away from the city 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 201.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from Jackson center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city 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 Madison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Birthplace of: Steve Fossett - Aviator, Van Jones - Non-fiction writer, Al Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 21, 1977), Artis Hicks - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Nov 28, 1978), Christopher Jones (actor) - Film actor, Ed Jones (American football) - Basketball player, Jabari Greer - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Feb 11, 1982), Luther Ingram - Pop musician, Randall Wallace - Film director, Rockey Felker - Football coach.

Main business address for: KIRKLANDS INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC).

Hospitals in Jackson:

  • COUNTRY HOSPICE (371 N PARKWAY, SUITE 300)
  • HOSPICE OF WEST TENNESSEE (1804 HWY 45 BYPASS DUFFY TOWERS SUITE 100)
  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 620 SKYLINE DRIVE)
  • PATHWAYS OF TENNESSEE, INC (238 SUMMAR DR)
  • PROCARE SUPPORT SERVICES INC (374 N PARKWAY SUITE 7)
  • REGIONAL HOSPICE INC (382C CARRIAGE HOUSE DRIVE)
  • REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF JACKSON (Proprietary, 367 HOSPITAL BLVD)

Dialysis Facilities in Jackson:

  • DAVITA SOUTH JACKSON (46 HARTS BRIDGE ROAD)
  • DCI JACKSON (31 SANDSTONE CIRCLE)
  • NORTH JACKSON DIALYSIS (217 STERLING FARMS DR)

Home Health Centers in Jackson:

  • (CLOSED) HOME HEALTH CARE INC (90 DIRECTORS ROW)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (8 STONEBRIDGE BLVD SUITE L)
  • EXTENDICARE HOME HEALTH OF WEST TN (90 DIRECTORS ROW)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (72 STONEBRIDGE, SUITE 1)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (33 DIRECTORS ROW)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH HOSPICE (2741 N HIGHLAND)
  • REGIONAL HOME CARE JACKSON (3021 HIGHWAY 45 BYPASS, SUITE 1)
  • WEST TENNESSEE HOMECARE,INC (37B1 MURRAY GUARD)

Nursing Homes in Jackson:

  • (CLOSED) CLOVERDALE TRACE HC AND REHAB (131 CLOVERDALE STREET)
  • FOREST COVE MANOR (45 FOREST COVE)
  • JACKSON MANOR (131 CLOVERDALE STREET)
  • LAURELWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (200 BIRCH ST)
  • MAPLEWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (100 CHERRYWOOD PLACE)
  • METHODIST HLTHCARE JACKSON TRANS CARE (367 HOSPITAL BLVD)
  • MISSION CONVALESCENT HOME (118 GLASS ST)
  • NORTHBROOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER (121 PHYSICIANS DR)
  • WEST TN TRANSITIONAL CARE (670 SKYLINE DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:

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Colleges/Universities in Jackson:

  • Union University (Full-time enrollment: 4,051; Location: 1050 Union University Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Jackson State Community College (FT enrollment: 2,958; Location: 2046 North Pky; Public; Website: www.jscc.edu)
  • Lane College (FT enrollment: 1,544; Location: 545 Lane Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lanecollege.edu)
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson (FT enrollment: 522; Location: 2468 Technology Center Drive; Public; Website: www.tcatjackson.edu)
  • West Tennessee Business College (FT enrollment: 205; Location: 1186 Highway 45 Bypass; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wtbc.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Jackson (FT enrollment: 93; Location: 1433 Hollywood Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jackson:

  • Bethel University (about 39 miles; McKenzie, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,878)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 43 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 49 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 69 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Murray State University (about 74 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Rhodes College (about 74 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 75 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Public high schools in Jackson:

Private high schools in Jackson:

  • UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF JACKSON (Students: 1,262; Location: 232 MCCLELLAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • JACKSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 943; Location: 832 COUNTRY CLUB LN; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 816; Location: 10 WINDY CITY RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

Private elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 1665 HWY 45 BYPASS; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JACKSON PREPATORY SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 130 OLD DENMARK RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • FAMILY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 1340 N PARKWAY; Grades: PK - 7)
  • HINES MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 15; Location: 1902 CAMPBELL ST; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Jackson, School District: JACKSON-MADISON CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Jackson:

  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,104,079; Location: 433 EAST LAFAYETTE STREET; 115,349 books; 1,720 e-books; 9,158 audio materials; 3,155 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 186 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Home of Pringles Potato Chips. (Procter and Gamble Manufacturing Plant located here)
  • Country station:Win1O6.9 added by Sarah0897
  • Private High School- University School of Jackson 232 McClellan Road Jackson, TN 38305
  • Trinty Christian Academy (Students:615: Location: Secondary Campus-130 Old Denmark Rd., Elementary Campus-10 Windy City Rd.; Grades PK-12
  • Jackson is the birthplace of Casey Jones. added by Paul
  • I want to add a private school listing to this web site. University School of Jackson, PreK-12th grade, college prep, 1,350 students, 232/240 McClellan Road, Jackson, TN 38305, 731-664-0812
  • Please add Augusine School to private schools - and University School of Jackson to private schools

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Notable locations in Jackson: Iselin Station (A), West Tennessee Fairgrounds (B), Madison West Industrial Park (C), Madison South Shopping Plaza (D), Madison County Industrial Park (E), Union Station (F), Bonwood Industrial Park (G), Jackson Country Club (H), City of Jackson Fire Department Station 5 (I), City of Jackson Fire Department Station 4 (J), Hamilton Performing Arts Center (K), George Ellis Spangler Hall (L), City of Jackson Fire Department Station 3 (M), City of Jackson Fire Department Station 2 (N), E W Sprague Hall (O), Carney-Johnston Hall (P), Jackson Civic Center (Q), Wilder Student Union (R), City of Jackson Fire Department Training Center (S), Warren F Jones Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Simpson Shopping Center (1), Old Hickory Mall Shopping Center (2), Jackson Plaza Shopping Center (3), Hollywood Shopping Center (4), Hamilton Hills Shopping Center (5), Bemis Square Shopping Center (6), Lynnwood Place Shopping Center (7), Oak Hill Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Jackson: KIRKLANDS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Jackson include: Saint Lukes Church (A), Sand Hill Church (B), Bemis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (C), Bemis United Methodist Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Poplar Heights Church (F), Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church (G), East Jackson Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church of Bemis (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bemis Cemetery (1), Ridgecrest Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Mount Olivet Cemetery (4), Riveside Cemetery (5), Elmwood Cemetery (6), Rushing Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jones Creek (A), Johnson Creek (B), Bond Creek (C), Anderson Branch (D), Sandy Creek (E), Meridian Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson include: Northwood Avenue Historic District (1), East Main Street Historic District (2), Muse Park (3), Kate Campbell Anderson Memorial Park (4), Rothrock Field (5), Cypress Grove Park (6), Highland Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum (40 Casey Jones Lane) (1), Jackson City - Parks & Recreation- Depot- Recreation and Parks (Museums; 584 South Royal Street) (2), NC & STL Depot & Railroad Museum (582 South Royal Street) (3), Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (Recreation Areas; 200 Lowell Thomas Drive) (4), Imperial Weapons (Amusement & Theme Parks; 88 Foxworth Drive) (5), Sharpe Amusement Company and Lounge (1979 Highway 70 East) (6), Coach USA (Tours & Charters; 219 North Parkway) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1963 Highway 45 Bypass) (1), Edison's Electric (1770 Highway 45 Bypass) (2), Econo Lodge Jackson (1936 US 45 Bypass) (3), Executive Inn & Suites (2318 North Highland Avenue) (4), Comfort Inn Jackson (1963 US 45 Bypass) (5), Best Western Carriage House (1936 Highway 45 Bypass) (6), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (535 Wiley Parker Road) (7), Clarion Hotel Jackson (2267 North Highland Avenue) (8), Baymont Inn & Suites - Jackson Tn (2370 North Highland Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Tennessee State - Judicial Department- Court Of Appeals Clerk Of The Appellate Co (Supreme Court Building) (1), Madison County - Juvenile Court Services- Secure Detention (224 Lexington Avenue) (2), U S Government - Bankruptcy Court Western District Of Tennessee (111 South Highland Avenue) (3), Federal Bureau of Investigation (250 North Parkway) (4), Madison County - Circuit Court Clerk (515 South Liberty Street) (5), Madison County - Juvenile Court Services (224 Lexington Avenue) (6), Madison County Chancery Court Clerk (100 East Main Street Rm 200) (7), Tennessee State - Judicial Department- Court Of Criminal Appeals-Judges- Williams Judge John Eve (Supreme Court Building) (8), Tennessee State - Judicial Department- Court Of Criminal Appeals-Judges- Hayes Judge Dav (Supreme Court Building) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson and their reported violations in the past:

JACKSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 93,628, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006)
  • One other older monitoring violation
I-40 REST AREA MADISON (Population served: 5,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 305, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ARARAT BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2011), St BCA signed (APR-13-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2006)
WHISPERING PINES TRAILER COURT (Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2005)
CANE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LEWIS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CERRO GORDO BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • SALTILLO UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,875, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OWENS-CORNING COMPANY (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEA-MERCER PLANT (Population served: 168, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DIXIE CASTLE II (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WARDS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 28.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2010:

  • 2,455 people in college/university student housing
  • 557 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 531 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 354 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 163 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2000:

  • 1,739 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 882 people in nursing homes
  • 303 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 95 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Jackson, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Jackson compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Oman Arena. Capacity: 5,600.
  • Reliant Arena. Capacity: 8,500.

Banks with most branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • First Bank: Firstbank, South Jackson Branch, Channing Way Branch, Old Hickory Boulevard Branch, University Parkway Branch. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $2,074.4 mil, Deposits: $1,734.5 mil, headquarters in Lexington, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commercial Bank & Trust Co.: Mobile B, Branch, at 79a Stonebridge Boulevard. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $642.2 mil, Deposits: $556.8 mil, headquarters in Paris, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Holding Company
  • The Bank of Jackson: Main Office Branch, University Parkway Branch, The Bank Of Jackson. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $129.9 mil, Deposits: $110.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancorp Of Tennessee, Inc.
  • First South Bank: at 1862 Highway 45 Bypass, South Jackson Branch, Stonebrook Branch. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $437.6 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hardeman County Investment Company, Inc.
  • First Tennessee Bank, National Association: North Highland Branch, First Place Branch, Oil Well Road Branch. Info updated 2009/09/08: Bank assets: $24,563.4 mil, Deposits: $16,402.1 mil, headquarters in Memphis, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 180 total offices, Holding Company: First Horizon National Corporation
  • McKenzie Banking Company: Foundation Bank, A Division Of Mckenzie Banking Company at 1049 Union University Drive, branch established on 2006/10/31; Foundation Bank, A Division Of Mckenzie Banking Company, Loan Production Office at 384a Carriage House Drive, branch established on 2005/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.6 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, headquarters in Mc Kenzie, TN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Progressive Financial Services, Inc.
  • First State Bank: at 480 Oil Well Road, branch established on 2006/09/18; at 135 Carriage House Drive, branch established on 1998/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Tennessee:

  • Garden Plaza Hotel, 1770 Hwy 45 Byp, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 664-6900
  • Quality Inn Jackson, 535 Wiley Parker Rd, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 668-1400, Fax: (731) 668-1400
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 1890 Hwy 45 By-Pass, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 664-4312, Fax: (731) 664-7844
  • Baymont Inn & Suites-jackson, 2370 N Highland Ave, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 664-1800
  • Amerihost Inn Jackson, 465 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 661-9995, Fax: (731) 661-0404
  • Best Western Carriage House Inn & Suites, 1936 Us Hwy 45 Byp, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 664-3030, Fax: (731) 664-3030
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 220 Vann Dr, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 668-0808
  • Holiday Inn-jackson, 541 Carriage House Dr, Jackson, TN 38305 , Phone: (731) 668-6000, Fax: (731) 668-9516
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Tennessee

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jackson travel time to work - commute Jackson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jackson city (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.64%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents58.1%18.3%6.0%5.9%1.8%
Congregations38.1%22.1%9.7%0.9%1.8%
NameAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentCumberland Presbyterian ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.2%1.1%0.9%5.0%
Congregations2.7%0.9%2.7%2.7%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Madison County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Madison County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Madison County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

30.5%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.7%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$79,053$45,1733$5,285
Other Government Administration 31$127,883$49,5032$4,598
Judicial and Legal 14$55,423$47,5052$3,294
Police Protection - Officers 214$945,283$53,0070$0
Police - Other 36$109,518$36,5065$7,229
Firefighters 186$693,662$44,7520$0
Fire - Other 12$53,971$53,9711$1,169
Streets and Highways 47$176,259$45,0027$14,136
Health 2$7,091$42,5460$0
Solid Waste Management 22$69,420$37,86510$17,940
Parks and Recreation 71$244,488$41,322144$104,769
Natural Resources 1$3,764$45,1680$0
Transit 34$118,161$41,7043$5,931
Other and Unallocable 18$55,390$36,9273$5,024
Totals for Government 709$2,739,366$46,364180$169,375

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,744,000 ($143.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,725,000 ($128.91)
    General - Other: $318,000 ($4.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($0.46)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($0.43)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,976,000 ($206.49)
    Police Protection: $12,706,000 ($187.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,304,000 ($137.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,374,000 ($108.95)
    Regular Highways: $3,876,000 ($57.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,805,000 ($56.22)
    Transit Utilities: $2,424,000 ($35.81)
    Financial Administration: $2,393,000 ($35.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,274,000 ($33.60)
    General Public Buildings: $969,000 ($14.32)
    Central Staff Services: $887,000 ($13.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $790,000 ($11.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $675,000 ($9.97)
    Health - Other: $359,000 ($5.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $206,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,356,000 ($93.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $925,000 ($13.67)
    Air Transportation: $69,000 ($1.02)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $235,000 ($3.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $2,181,000 ($32.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $592,000 ($8.75)
    Police Protection: $376,000 ($5.56)
    Financial Administration: $278,000 ($4.11)
    Transit Utilities: $207,000 ($3.06)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($0.58)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,266,000 ($402.84)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,716,000 ($143.55)
    All Other: $1,183,000 ($17.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $424,000 ($6.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,689,000 ($39.73)
    Transit Utilities: $1,094,000 ($16.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $741,000 ($10.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,975,000 ($398.54)
    All Other: $333,000 ($4.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $8,655,000 ($127.87)
    Interest Earnings: $4,291,000 ($63.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,295,000 ($33.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,721,000 ($25.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,676,000 ($24.76)
    Rents: $704,000 ($10.40)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $475,000 ($7.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,859,000 ($27.47)
    General Local Government Support: $1,543,000 ($22.80)
    All Other: $171,000 ($2.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $86,000 ($1.27)
  • Tax - Property: $24,990,000 ($369.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,335,000 ($34.50)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,631,000 ($24.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,002,000 ($14.80)
    Other License: $849,000 ($12.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000 ($6.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $250,000 ($3.69)

Jackson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $82,647,000 ($1221.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,104,000 ($1094.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $49,615,000 ($733.03)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,630,000 ($718.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,152,000 ($223.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,609,000 ($97.64)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $985,000 ($14.55)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,466,000 ($154.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,182,000 ($283.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,491,000 ($731.20)

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gibson County, TN  0.59% ($31,184 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.50% ($28,528)
from Haywood County, TN  0.30% ($28,876)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gibson County, TN  0.77% ($32,760 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.66% ($28,842)
to Davidson County, TN  0.36% ($22,134)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WJAK (1460 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: JAMES E. WOLFE, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WAMP (88.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W232AE (94.3 FM; JACKSON, ETC., TN; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WZDQ (102.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • W46CG (Channel 46; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 120
Total length: 698 meters (2,290ft)
Total costs: $88,893,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,695,380
Total average daily truck traffic: 193,031

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 12
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 10
  • 1960-1969: 21
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 14
  • 1990-1999: 35
  • 2000-2009: 8
  • 2010-2012: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jackson, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 334 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 249 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jackson)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED202$111,320233$114,831560$124,98938$47,4744$792,250223$82,6642$57,305
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$100,9236$85,02845$97,4005$64,9840$03$163,4902$42,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$94,56125$105,645224$108,19342$15,8801$210,00020$60,2361$43,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$90,83219$104,758150$118,5076$50,1701$500,00013$61,1031$25,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$102,4054$104,03332$117,4353$59,4170$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 20 tracts in Jackson, TN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$145,49416$166,9360$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$117,0207$158,4501$40,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$189,1853$107,8230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$348,2200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$122,6900$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Jackson, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James77071.5 years
Mary70778.5 years
William58874.2 years
John47475.7 years
Robert45972.3 years
Willie30774.9 years
Charles23570.3 years
George23174.4 years
Thomas20672.2 years
Annie19780.6 years
Most common last names in Jackson, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith33876.6 years
Jones32575.8 years
Williams26775.5 years
Johnson24175.5 years
Taylor19075.0 years
Davis18975.5 years
Brown17775.6 years
Cole14771.2 years
Moore13975.6 years
Harris13174.0 years
Businesses in Jackson, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3LensCrafters1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's3
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Arby's2Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Baskin-Robbins2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Baymont Inn1McDonald's6
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Best Western1Microtel2
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King4Nike19
Catherines1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A3OfficeMax1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Old Navy1
Church's Chicken1Olive Garden1
Cinnabon 1Outback1
Circle K2Outback Steakhouse1
Comfort Inn1Panera Bread1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Payless3
Curves1Penske2
DHL1PetSmart1
Dairy Queen1Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn2Pizza Hut3
Dennys1Popeyes4
Domino's Pizza2Quality1
DressBarn1Quiznos2
Dressbarn1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Ramada1
FedEx16Red Lobster1
Finish Line1Red Robin1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Ruby Tuesday1
Foot Locker1Rue211
Ford1Ryan's Grill1
GNC2SAS Shoes1
GameStop3SONIC Drive-In6
Goodwill3Sam's Club1
Gymboree1Sears3
H&R Block4Shoe Carnival1
Hardee's1Spencer Gifts1
Hilton2Sprint Nextel1
Hobby Lobby1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn2Steak 'n Shake1
Home Depot1Subway10
Honda1Super 81
Hot Topic1T-Mobile4
Hyundai1T.G.I. Driday's1
IHOP1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell4
Jimmy John's1Talbots1
JoS. A. Bank1Target1
Jones New York1Toyota1
Journeys1Toys"R"Us1
Justice1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS13
Kincaid1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Knights Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Waffle House3
Kroger4Walgreens5
La Quinta1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
Lane Bryant1YMCA2
Lane Furniture1

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael Glenn Geels (12)
  • Scott D. Craig (11)
  • Stephen J. Vos (10)
  • Robert Alan Elick (8)
  • David V. Keller (7)
  • Randy G. Cooper (5)
  • Christina Wilson (5)
  • Joseph B. Mccabe (4)
  • William B. Priester (4)
  • Jeffrey D. Weston (4)

Total of 145 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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