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Jackson County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 52,848 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 53,926 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,374
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,902
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,845
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,237 (it was 4,770 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 1079 sq. mi.

Water area: 48.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (21.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.2%), Manufacturing (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jackson County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 25,870  (49.0%)
Females: 26,978  (51.0%)
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Jackson County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,708 ($32,020 in 1999)

This county:

$39,708
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $412 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $549)
This county:

$412
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,020 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Jackson:

$110,020
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,498 - $179,029
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $969
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $307

Institutionalized population: 471

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 201
  • Thefts: 348
  • Auto thefts: 95

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 54
  • Burglaries: 251
  • Thefts: 380
  • Auto thefts: 108
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $175,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $399 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $324 (0.3%)

Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.5%
Jackson County:

17.5%
Alabama:

17.1%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for American Indian residents, 52.8% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.2 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 44.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 43.7 years old, American Indian residents: 49.3 years old, Asian residents: 30.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 11.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $554 a month.

Cities in this county include: Scottsboro, Long Island, Bridgeport, Princeton, Stevenson, Hollywood, Skyline, Section, Woodville, Pisgah.

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

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Neighboring counties: Comanche County, Oklahoma , Dillon County, South Carolina , Catoosa County, Georgia , Hughes County, Oklahoma , Montgomery County, Arkansas , Fannin County, Georgia , Pittsburg County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,435
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,173 (53.4% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

2.2%
Whole state:

3.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 267
  • 2000 to 2009: 335
  • 1990 to 1999: 317
  • 1980 to 1989: 99
  • 1970 to 1979: 74
  • Before 1970: 90
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.2%

Jackson County marital status for males Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,709
  • One, attached: 196
  • Two: 707
  • 3 or 4: 311
  • 5 to 9: 717
  • 10 to 19: 191
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 5,050
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 6,417 (135 second mortgage, 475 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,190

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,116118
Mainline Protestant2,11618
Catholic1,5151
Black Protestant8456
Other3302
None24,305-
Jackson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Jackson County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jackson County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 167 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,141
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $133.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,799
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,858
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.72
Corn for grain: 19697 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1774 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3652 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 23406 harvested acres
Vegetables: 860 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 99 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Jackson County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from the county 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from Jackson County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 10, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1836: May 08, 2009, FEMA Id: 1836, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Alabama Northeast Alabama Fire Complex, Incident Period: November 20, 2001 to November 23, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 20, 2001, FEMA Id: 2395, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Alabama Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to January 29, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1317: February 18, 2000, FEMA Id: 1317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Guatemala (10%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Romania (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Spain (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson County (%):

  • American (31%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,613 (86.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,471 (8.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 90 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 220 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 584 (3.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Jackson County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 129 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 105 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 51 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Jackson County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 150 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 123 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,221.

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.38% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($16,674 average AGI)
2.19% relocated from other states ($17,953 average AGI)
Jackson County:

2.19%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.81% ($29,083 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.48% ($49,919)
from Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($24,288)
from Marion County, TN  0.23% ($28,024)
from Hamilton County, TN  0.22% ($36,615)
from Dade County, GA  0.10% ($25,235)
from Morgan County, AL  0.08% ($33,857)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.35% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($15,958 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($14,810 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.96%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,246 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.58% ($41,718)
to Marshall County, AL  0.26% ($24,809)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.20% ($31,086)
to Marion County, TN  0.17% ($38,433)
to Dade County, GA  0.10% ($32,294)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.07% ($17,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,192 (7,839 aged, 2,353 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 872 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Jackson County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (840)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (723)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (545)
  • Congestive heart failure (513)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (494)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (434)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (316)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (247)
  • Unspecified dementia (236)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (197)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 61.5. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 141.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 106.9
  • Other - 34.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,848
  • In family households: 45,045 (7,447 male householders, 6,119 female householders)
    10,901 spouses, 15,405 children (13,990 natural, 627 adopted, 797 stepchildren), 1,881 grandchildren, 379 brothers or sisters, 954 parents, 1,337 other relatives, 607 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,077 (2,884 male householders (2,735 living alone)), 3,445 female householders (3,161 living alone)), 761 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 671

Size of family households: 7,370 2-persons, 3,239 3-persons, 1,888 4-persons, 826 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 142 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,894 1-person, 453 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

6,921 married couples with children.
2,734 single-parent households (710 men, 2,024 women).

97.9% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 46% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $554,885,000 ($10,310 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,361,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $159,203,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,373,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,078,000
Federal grants: $69,100,000
Federal procurement contracts: $213,830,000 ($1,019,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $41,302,000 ($695,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,460,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,353,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,817,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,430
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,127
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +59
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -561
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.22 millions of gallons per day (18% from ground, 82% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 104
  • 2010 to 2013: 337
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,308
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,359
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,185
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,092
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,658
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,640
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,018
  • 1939 or earlier: 957
Note: State values scaled to Jackson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • 1 room: 119
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 213
  • 4 rooms: 921
  • 5 rooms: 3,198
  • 6 rooms: 3,573
  • 7 rooms: 2,686
  • 8 rooms: 1,509
  • 9+ rooms: 2,265
  • 1 room: 307
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 497
  • 4 rooms: 1,476
  • 5 rooms: 1,406
  • 6 rooms: 906
  • 7 rooms: 411
  • 8 rooms: 241
  • 9+ rooms: 142
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no bedroom: 141
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,509
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,783
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,575
  • 5+ bedrooms: 360
  • no bedroom: 302
  • 1 bedroom: 587
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,131
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,991
  • 4 bedrooms: 379
  • 5+ bedrooms: 38
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no vehicle: 392
  • 1 vehicle: 3,401
  • 2 vehicles: 5,478
  • 3 vehicles: 3,166
  • 4 vehicles: 1,526
  • 5+ vehicles: 598
  • no vehicle: 589
  • 1 vehicle: 2,713
  • 2 vehicles: 1,570
  • 3 vehicles: 402
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

93% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Alabama.

Jackson County:

93.4%
State average:

86.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 36,136
  • Other state: 15,409
  • Northeast: 674
  • Midwest: 3,219
  • South: 10,559
  • West: 917

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (67.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Utility gas (13.6%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (75.1%)
  • Utility gas (11.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 485
Here:

9.6%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 319
Here:

10.8%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 213
Here:

14.4%
Alabama:

14.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,177,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,806,000
    Police Protection: $2,145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,573,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,054,000
    Financial Administration: $1,044,000
    Welfare - Other: $729,000
    General - Other: $633,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $598,000
    Central Staff Services: $460,000
    Fire Protection: $436,000
    General Public Buildings: $196,000
    Health Services - Other: $79,000
    Libraries: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $86,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,891,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,366,000
    All Other: $1,052,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $229,000
    Interest Earnings: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,810,000
    Highways: $2,098,000
    All Other: $427,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,866,000
    Total General Sales: $2,102,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $920,000
    NEC: $98,000
    Other Selective Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $42,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,101,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,049,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,195,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,711
  • Number of aged recipients: 222
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,489
  • Number of recipients under 18: 188
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,046
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 477
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 784
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 712
Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Jackson County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James51470.5 years
William43172.4 years
John36172.7 years
Mary34677.4 years
Robert22372.2 years
George18673.2 years
Charles18468.3 years
Willie12177.4 years
Annie10978.4 years
Ruby10977.3 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23173.6 years
Thomas14874.5 years
Johnson14071.1 years
Jones10572.8 years
Matthews8976.1 years
Moore8273.0 years
Davis8174.1 years
Brown7971.6 years
Carter7873.7 years
Hall7779.3 years
Businesses in Jackson County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway4
Goodwill5T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's3U-Haul6
Hilton1UPS2
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1

Jackson County on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"