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Jackson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 13,459 (all rural); it was 13,495 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,228
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,943
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,256
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,315 (it was 1,051 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 346 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (27.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.9%), Educational, health and social services (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jackson County, KY (2017)
    • 13,30198.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 720.5%Two or more races
    • 160.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.01%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.01%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,705  (49.8%)
Females: 6,754  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,322 ($20,177 in 1999)
This county:

$33,322
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $330 (lower quartile is $241, upper quartile is $415)
This county:

$330
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,815 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Jackson:

$75,815
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,882 - $135,023
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $802
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 110

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $24,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, KY residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $804 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $472 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Jackson, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jackson, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jackson, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.1%
Jackson County:

31.1%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.3 years old
(Males: 40.8 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.3 years old, Black residents: 28.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $374 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $519 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sand Gap, McKee, Annville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson County: Pond (A), Ilsley Siding (B), Wicks Well (C), Coiltown Station (D), Charleston Volunteer Fire Department (E), Anton Fire Department (F), Grapevine Community Fire Department (G), Richland Fire Department (H), South Hopkins Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson County include: Gilliland Church (A), Good Hope Church (B), Greenwood Church (C), Hayes Chapel (D), Immanuel Church (E), Johnson Island Church (F), Zion Church (G), Lafayette Church (H), Lake Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Terry Cemetery (1), Trailer Cemetery (2), Trent Cemetery (3), Mangum Cemetery (4), Hamby Cemetery (5), Lynn Cemetery (6), Brooks Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Long Pond (A), Magic Lake (B), Slaughters Lake (C), Browns Lake (D), Pleasant View Lake (E), Nortonville Lake (F), Daylight Lake (G), Homestead Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Drakes Creek (A), Brooks Creek (B), Browns Creek (C), West Fork Pond River (D), Weirs Creek (E), Pieburn Creek (F), Craborchard Creek (G), Copperas Creek (H), Copper Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barren County , Barton County, Missouri , Powhatan County, Virginia , Roanoke County, Virginia , York County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Jackson, KY
County total employment by year in Jackson, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Jackson, KY

Current college students: 189
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 62 (108.5% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

0.5%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,519
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 128
  • 3 or 4: 176
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 1,494
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 1,807 (17 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,235

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,19328
Mainline Protestant2904
Catholic481
Other331
None9,930-
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: 3
Jackson County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Jackson County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.7%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 113 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,866
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $266.74
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,916
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.22%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,767
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.55%
Corn for grain: 308 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14 acres

Tornado activity:

Jackson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 1430145.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 72 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/2005, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from Jackson County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.8 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) earthquake occurred 224.3 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 111.7 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 211.1 miles away from Jackson 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 233.1 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:

  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 11, 2015 to July 20, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4239: August 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4239, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 03, 2009 to May 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1841: May 29, 2009, FEMA Id: 1841, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1414: May 07, 2002, FEMA Id: 1414, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Mudslides: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Fires: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jackson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,913 (74.2%)
  • Carpooled: 334 (13.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 89 (3.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 115 (4.5%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 37 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 93 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ecuador (116%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson County


  • American (78%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,093.

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.11% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($29,617 average AGI)
0.59% relocated from other states ($5,486 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.59%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, KY  1.32% ($38,735 average AGI)
from Laurel County, KY  0.99% ($30,486)


4.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($33,866 average AGI)
0.65% relocated to other states ($5,134 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.65%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laurel County, KY  1.25% ($30,696 average AGI)
to Madison County, KY  1.16% ($36,907)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jackson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,523 (1,654 aged, 869 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 436 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (319)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (219)
  • Congestive heart failure (178)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (137)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (113)
  • Unspecified renal failure (112)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (55)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (54)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 940

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 22

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,459
  • In family households: 11,601 (1,774 male householders, 2,083 female householders)
    2,927 spouses, 3,515 children (3,240 natural, 71 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 779 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 95 parents, 136 other relatives, 273 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,743 (730 male householders (673 living alone)), 840 female householders (727 living alone)), 168 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 108

Size of family households: 1,839 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 608 4-persons, 340 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 100 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,399 1-person, 159 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

1,833 married couples with children.
504 single-parent households (244 men, 260 women).

98.1% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).
0.7% 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 (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $131,186,000 ($9,630 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $41,332,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,163,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,414,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $462,000
Federal grants: $34,762,000
Federal procurement contracts: $41,252,000 ($40,772,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,134,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $409,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,382,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,772,000

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

Births: 913
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 815
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +44
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.92 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • 532014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 1,0792000 to 2009
  • 1,2141990 to 1999
  • 1,2521980 to 1989
  • 1,3291970 to 1979
  • 5301960 to 1969
  • 2711950 to 1959
  • 2701940 to 1949
  • 5041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 1,1765 rooms
  • 7346 rooms
  • 7987 rooms
  • 3998 rooms
  • 3649+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 2793 rooms
  • 4124 rooms
  • 3285 rooms
  • 2016 rooms
  • 817 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • 0no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 7492 bedrooms
  • 2,3903 bedrooms
  • 6644 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1981 bedroom
  • 6612 bedrooms
  • 4553 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 207no vehicle
  • 8961 vehicle
  • 1,7282 vehicles
  • 6063 vehicles
  • 3544 vehicles
  • 2595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 207no vehicle
  • 6681 vehicle
  • 4042 vehicles
  • 543 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

92.0% 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, 77% lived in Kentucky.

Jackson County:

92.0%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 11,255
  • Other state: 2,090
  • Northeast: 92
  • Midwest: 1,399
  • South: 416
  • West: 182
Year householders moved into unit in Jackson County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.5%Electricity
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 65
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

8.7%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

9.9%
Kentucky:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Other: $115,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $439,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,751,000
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Water Utilities: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $509,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $548,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,294,000
    Highways: $1,708,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $807,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $481,000
    Property: $274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $249,000
    Corporation License: $26,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,247,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Other: $115,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $439,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,751,000
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Water Utilities: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $509,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $548,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,294,000
    Highways: $1,708,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $807,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $481,000
    Property: $274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $249,000
    Corporation License: $26,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,247,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Other: $115,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $439,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,751,000
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Water Utilities: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $509,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $548,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,294,000
    Highways: $1,708,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $807,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $481,000
    Property: $274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $249,000
    Corporation License: $26,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,247,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $311,000
    Other: $115,000
  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $439,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,751,000
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,316,000
    Solid Waste Management: $498,000
    Police Protection: $323,000
    Financial Administration: $166,000
    Central Staff Services: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $153,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Water Utilities: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $509,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $548,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,294,000
    Highways: $1,708,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $807,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $481,000
    Property: $274,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $249,000
    Corporation License: $26,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,247,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,434
  • Number of aged recipients: 130
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,304
  • Number of recipients under 18: 120
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 935
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 379
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 502
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 629
Most common first names in Jackson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5273.6 years
James4873.8 years
Mary4680.7 years
William4576.2 years
Robert4176.1 years
Charles2770.7 years
Roy2276.0 years
George2280.9 years
Sarah2282.3 years
Bessie1985.3 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Isaacs7374.7 years
Gabbard5376.0 years
Moore4381.5 years
Smith4373.9 years
Lakes3879.5 years
Johnson3874.2 years
Rose3776.0 years
Sparks3177.8 years
Mcqueen2876.1 years
Wilson2673.8 years

Businesses in Jackson County, KY

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1

Jackson County on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"