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Jackson County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 43,705 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 41,335 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,081
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,994
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,915
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,426 (it was 4,137 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 509 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.0%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jackson County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 21,754  (49.8%)
Females: 21,951  (50.2%)
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Jackson County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,828 ($39,401 in 1999)

This county:

$46828
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $525 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $646)
This county:

$525
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,528 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Jackson:

$116,528
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,562 - $176,188
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $944
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 551
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 173 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2007: 145 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2010: 69 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2013: 75 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2014: 61 buildings, average cost: $151,400

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 2013: $691 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $545 (0.5%)

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 2013: 14.2%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.8% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.2%
Jackson County:

14.2%
Indiana:

15.9%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Black residents, 41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.9% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 18 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $472 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $738 a month.

Cities in this county include: Seymour, Brownstown, Crothersville, Medora, Freetown, Vallonia.

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

2012 air pollution in Jackson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Doddridge County, West Virginia , Fayette County, Illinois , Cole County, Missouri , Cooper County, Missouri , Franklin County, Kansas , Jefferson County, Kansas , Morris County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,091
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 991 (25% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

2.4%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 589
  • 1990 to 1994: 155
  • 1985 to 1989: 49
  • 1980 to 1984: 77
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 61

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,199
  • One, attached: 208
  • Two: 273
  • 3 or 4: 498
  • 5 to 9: 617
  • 10 to 19: 324
  • 20 or more: 421
  • Mobile homes: 2,579
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 5,499 (686 second mortgage, 564 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,996

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,04459
Mainline Protestant5,05323
Catholic1,5002
Black Protestant3702
Other2522
None18,157-
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: 10
Jackson County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jackson County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 257 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $99,783
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $217.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,291
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,564
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.55%
Corn for grain: 52076 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4144 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 79968 harvested acres
Vegetables: 689 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

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

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 107.8 miles away from Jackson 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 120.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from Jackson County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IndianaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1828): March 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indianaevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008, MMajor Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1795): September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1766): June 8, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1573): January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3197): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1520): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indianaevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to June 7, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1418): June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1418, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaBlizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1109): April 2, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • IndianaFlash Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: August 8, 1992 to August 9, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-953): August 17, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-953, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flash Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (48%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)

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

  • United States or American (34%)
  • German (31%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,287 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,502 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0%)
  • Walked: 292 (1%)
  • Other means: 144 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 577 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 451 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

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

  • 378 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 166 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,519.

4.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.61% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($20,146 average AGI)
1.33% relocated from other states ($9,765 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.33%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bartholomew County, IN  0.81% ($29,450 average AGI)
from Jennings County, IN  0.79% ($25,985)
from Scott County, IN  0.40% ($30,214)
from Marion County, IN  0.24% ($31,415)
from Lawrence County, IN  0.18% ($21,161)
from Washington County, IN  0.13% ($25,435)
from Johnson County, IN  0.13% ($27,696)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.66% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,119 average AGI)
1.34% relocated to other states ($10,251 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.34%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bartholomew County, IN  0.89% ($29,497 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.53% ($31,228)
to Marion County, IN  0.38% ($25,106)
to Scott County, IN  0.35% ($27,148)
to Johnson County, IN  0.17% ($34,448)
to Washington County, IN  0.13% ($23,130)
to Lawrence County, IN  0.13% ($22,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
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: 6,984 (5,750 aged, 1,234 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 877 (8%)

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, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (606)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (512)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (366)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (329)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (323)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (264)
  • Congestive heart failure (177)
  • Unspecified dementia (150)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (132)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (120)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.38
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8870.560
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 257.390
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50787.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1363.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 854.7
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.71
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.74
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.7. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,781
  • In family households: 35,762 (8,723 male householders, 2,906 female householders)
    8,975 spouses, 11,902 children (10,685 natural, 302 adopted, 915 stepchildren), 1,042 grandchildren, 301 brothers or sisters, 228 parents, 359 other relatives, 1,099 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,019 (2,411 male householders (1,887 living alone)), 2,461 female householders (2,138 living alone)), 1,147 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 595 (551 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,239 2-persons, 2,648 3-persons, 2,188 4-persons, 1,061 5-persons, 314 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,025 1-person, 680 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

7,567 married couples with children.
2,079 single-parent households (554 men, 1,525 women).

95.7% of residents of Jackson County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $188,800,000 ($4500 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,713,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,856,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,761,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,163,000
Federal grants: $32,481,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,552,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,988,000 ($2,928,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $709,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,976,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,356,000

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

Births: 3,161
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,200
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +508
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -514
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.24 millions of gallons per day (46% from ground, 54% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 322
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,480
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,399
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,969
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,752
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,322
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,498
  • 1940 to 1949: 807
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,803
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 270
  • 4 rooms: 1,207
  • 5 rooms: 3,529
  • 6 rooms: 3,373
  • 7 rooms: 1,799
  • 8 rooms: 958
  • 9+ rooms: 740
  • 1 room: 101
  • 2 rooms: 189
  • 3 rooms: 752
  • 4 rooms: 1,260
  • 5 rooms: 956
  • 6 rooms: 476
  • 7 rooms: 260
  • 8 rooms: 101
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 272
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,072
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,652
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,670
  • 5+ bedrooms: 233
  • no bedroom: 125
  • 1 bedroom: 954
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,787
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,087
  • 4 bedrooms: 139
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 355
  • 1 vehicle: 2,917
  • 2 vehicles: 5,295
  • 3 vehicles: 2,278
  • 4 vehicles: 803
  • 5+ vehicles: 267
  • no vehicle: 649
  • 1 vehicle: 1,775
  • 2 vehicles: 1,376
  • 3 vehicles: 272
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 31

59% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Indiana.

Jackson County:

59.2%
State average:

55.7%

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

  • This state: 32724
  • Northeast: 558
  • Midwest: 2332
  • South: 3906
  • West: 674

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Electricity (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.2%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Electricity (51.0%)
  • Utility gas (36.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Wood (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 688
Here:

14.4%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 178
Here:

8.2%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

13.0%
Indiana:

23.4%

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 - General Public Buildings: $3,525,000
    Own Hospitals: $858,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $48,914,000
    General - Other: $3,487,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,004,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,889,000
    Regular Highways: $2,273,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,758,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,480,000
    Police Protection: $1,072,000
    Welfare - Other: $845,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $783,000
    Financial Administration: $393,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Parks & Recreation: $246,000
    Welfare Institutions: $163,000
    General Public Buildings: $110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,888,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,629,000
    Libraries: $523,000
    Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $961,000
    Regular Highways: $755,000
    Health - Other: $173,000
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000
    Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,992,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $58,555,000
    All Other: $2,141,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,766,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,114,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,176,000
    All Other: $853,000
    General Support: $713,000
    Health & Hospitals: $20,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,324,000
    Property: $872,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $402,000
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000
    NEC: $134,000
    Public Utilities: $19,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $33,418,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,751,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,585,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,082,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,066,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $61,813,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $653,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 635
  • Number of aged recipients: 35
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 600
  • Number of recipients under 18: 111
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 438
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 86
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 228
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 282
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
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Jackson County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25779.2 years
John22873.9 years
William22775.4 years
James21370.6 years
Charles18576.3 years
Robert17970.7 years
George13977.1 years
Dorothy10077.2 years
Helen9979.9 years
Donald9469.3 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12076.0 years
Miller7074.8 years
Johnson6777.0 years
Williams6072.2 years
Hall5474.9 years
Brown5173.3 years
Wilson4973.9 years
Allman4472.0 years
Reynolds4471.1 years
Lewis4376.3 years
Businesses in Jackson County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger3
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Buffalo Wild Wings1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's3
CVS2Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike3
Circle K4Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Staples1
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS8
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Knights Inn1White Castle1