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Jackson County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 32,794 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 32,641 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,454
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,739
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,319
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,817 (it was 3,300 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 420 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.2%), Retail trade (15.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.4%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jackson County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 16,028  (48.9%)
Females: 16,766  (51.1%)
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Jackson County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,651 ($30,661 in 1999)

This county:

$41,651
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $485 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $595)
This county:

$485
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,445 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Jackson:

$96,445
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,503 - $157,267
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 310
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 84 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2014: 57 buildings, average cost: $213,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,059 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $891 (1.1%)

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: 21.8%
Jackson County:

21.8%
Ohio:

14.6%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 62.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.3 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 41.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 55.0 years old, American Indian residents: 46.5 years old, Asian residents: 52.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 49.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $519 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jackson, Wellston, Oak Hill, Coalton.

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45621Coalton310.50.13.670.755.92161.450.400.472.93
45640Jackson7220.30.12.671.692.98111.41.901.003.10
45656Oak Hill1312.40.63.752.334.02107.261.601.135.38
45692Wellston2221.30.22.951.424.99169.031.150.702.15

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson County: Meigs County Fairgrounds (A), Sugar Camp Creek Landing (B), Watsons Landing (C), Indian Landing (D), Hazael Landing (E), Swans Landing (F), Germans Landing (G), Silver Creek Landing (H), Sanfords Landing (I), Alexanders Landing (J), Peytons Landing (K), McClintocks Landing (L), Sayres Landing (M), Mill Landing (N), Pickens Landing (O), Dyes Landing (P), Crows Landing (Q), Rouses Landing (R), James Hall Landing (S), Dows Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson County include: Bethel Church (A), Disciple Church (B), Temple United Methodist Church (C), Fair Play Church (D), Fairview Church (E), Zion Church (F), Grim Chapel (G), Hazael Church (H), Bradford Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Center Cemetery (1), Austin Cemetery (2), Sand Hill Cemetery (3), Baker Cemetery (4), Barton Cemetery (5), School Lot Cemetery (6), Bentz Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bailey Lake (A), Meigs Mine Number One Water Supply Reservoir (B), Karr Lake (C), Steve Finlaw Lake (D), Forked Run Lake (E), Porter Pond (F), Royal Oak Lake (G), Lambert Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nease Creek (A), Mud Fork (B), Mill Run (C), Mikes Run (D), Little Leading Creek (E), Tanner Run (F), Lickskillet Run (G), Yellowbush Creek (H), Wolf Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson County include: Buffington Island State Memorial (1), Forked Run State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County, Illinois , Millard County, Utah , Ohio County, Indiana , Kenton County, Kentucky , Warren County, Virginia , Saline County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 917
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 434 (46.3% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 175
  • 2000 to 2009: 66
  • 1990 to 1999: 72
  • 1980 to 1989: 59
  • 1970 to 1979: 58
  • Before 1970: 83
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,788
  • One, attached: 170
  • Two: 339
  • 3 or 4: 232
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 148
  • 20 to 49: 189
  • 50 or more: 97
  • Mobile homes: 2,195
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 4,625 (55 second mortgage, 210 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,904

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,71155
Mainline Protestant3,77523
Other6385
Catholic3502
None23,751-
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: 8
Jackson County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Jackson County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.0%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 161 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,892
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $108.41
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,846
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,515
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.41%
Corn for grain: 2454 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 848 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2176 harvested acres
Vegetables: 85 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 101 acres

Tornado activity:

Jackson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 10436008.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/21/1993, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Jackson County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from the 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 91.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 194.2 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 287.5 miles away from Jackson County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 140.7 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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to March 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1453: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1453, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Ohio Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1321: March 07, 2000, FEMA Id: 1321, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 24, 1998 to July 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1227: June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1227, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-243: June 05, 1968, FEMA Id: 243, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Asia,n.e.c. (30%)
  • Mexico (21%)
  • Romania (9%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Netherlands (6%)
  • Bangladesh (5%)

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

  • American (20%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Welsh (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,513 (85.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,039 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 13 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 207 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 343 (3.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 386 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 22 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 273 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,307.

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.44% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($22,202 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($7,792 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.07%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vinton County, OH  0.73% ($25,429 average AGI)
from Gallia County, OH  0.42% ($33,729)
from Ross County, OH  0.41% ($28,596)
from Pike County, OH  0.40% ($31,587)
from Scioto County, OH  0.33% ($29,684)
from Franklin County, OH  0.24% ($26,643)
from Athens County, OH  0.13% ($26,733)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($19,844 average AGI)
1.48% relocated to other states ($8,993 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.48%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vinton County, OH  0.64% ($27,230 average AGI)
to Gallia County, OH  0.48% ($28,286)
to Scioto County, OH  0.44% ($24,843)
to Ross County, OH  0.39% ($37,333)
to Franklin County, OH  0.37% ($35,093)
to Pike County, OH  0.21% ($22,875)
to Athens County, OH  0.14% ($20,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
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: 5,935 (4,394 aged, 1,541 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 481 (6%)

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, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (817)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (430)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (388)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (378)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (221)
  • Unspecified dementia (172)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (162)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (109)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (92)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,459
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,089
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 104

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,794
  • In family households: 27,327 (4,290 male householders, 4,238 female householders)
    6,028 spouses, 9,022 children (8,241 natural, 73 adopted, 705 stepchildren), 1,154 grandchildren, 631 brothers or sisters, 258 parents, 464 other relatives, 1,306 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,080 (1,690 male householders (1,394 living alone)), 2,640 female householders (2,388 living alone)), 727 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 354

Size of family households: 4,017 2-persons, 1,956 3-persons, 1,475 4-persons, 688 5-persons, 257 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,794 1-person, 453 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 65 4-persons.

4,044 married couples with children.
2,365 single-parent households (828 men, 1,537 women).

97.2% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 57% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $199,794,000 ($5,980 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,231,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $82,635,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,440,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $940,000
Federal grants: $75,672,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,144,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,961,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,882,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,887,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,233,000

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

Births: 2,173
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,948
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +126
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +573
Here +17 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.61 millions of gallons per day (24% from ground, 76% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 14
  • 2010 to 2013: 154
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,772
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,480
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,412
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,255
  • 1960 to 1969: 824
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,640
  • 1940 to 1949: 920
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,047
Note: State values scaled to Jackson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 136
  • 4 rooms: 593
  • 5 rooms: 1,998
  • 6 rooms: 2,110
  • 7 rooms: 1,605
  • 8 rooms: 983
  • 9+ rooms: 989
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 81
  • 3 rooms: 569
  • 4 rooms: 896
  • 5 rooms: 1,156
  • 6 rooms: 690
  • 7 rooms: 578
  • 8 rooms: 180
  • 9+ rooms: 202
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 304
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,579
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,656
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,536
  • 5+ bedrooms: 380
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 764
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,441
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,754
  • 4 bedrooms: 298
  • 5+ bedrooms: 117
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no vehicle: 335
  • 1 vehicle: 1,854
  • 2 vehicles: 3,500
  • 3 vehicles: 1,856
  • 4 vehicles: 684
  • 5+ vehicles: 282
  • no vehicle: 674
  • 1 vehicle: 1,852
  • 2 vehicles: 1,278
  • 3 vehicles: 476
  • 4 vehicles: 113
  • 5+ vehicles: 18

85% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Ohio.

Jackson County:

85.3%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 26,786
  • Other state: 5,457
  • Northeast: 539
  • Midwest: 842
  • South: 3,705
  • West: 355

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.3%)
  • Utility gas (34.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.9%)
  • Wood (5.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (51.3%)
  • Utility gas (39.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 175
Here:

5.1%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

0.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 273
Here:

24.5%
Ohio:

23.5%

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 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,558,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $5,198,000
    Regular Highways: $3,531,000
    Police Protection: $2,400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,968,000
    Health - Other: $1,734,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,292,000
    Financial Administration: $1,094,000
    General - Other: $1,039,000
    Central Staff Services: $802,000
    General Public Buildings: $535,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $495,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $430,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $817,000
    Corrections - Other: $122,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,465,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,536,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,243,000
    Regular Highways: $391,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,445,000
    Interest Earnings: $766,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $432,000
    Rents: $199,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,092,000
    Highways: $3,338,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,308,000
    All Other: $902,000
    General Local Government Support: $700,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,970,000
    Property: $2,648,000
    Other Selective Sales: $131,000
    Other License: $126,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,660,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,595,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $449,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $344,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $65,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,649,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,373,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,115,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,851,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,595,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,574
  • Number of aged recipients: 62
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,512
  • Number of recipients under 18: 146
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,146
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 282
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 513
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 743
Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

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, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William32874.7 years
John31974.0 years
Mary28578.5 years
James24270.5 years
Charles21973.7 years
Robert15669.3 years
Margaret14181.0 years
George13374.7 years
Helen10677.7 years
Ruth10577.4 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis14977.9 years
Smith13076.5 years
Miller12277.3 years
Jones10477.1 years
Williams8775.8 years
Jenkins8677.9 years
Evans8177.4 years
Martin7076.1 years
Lewis6577.5 years
Hughes6472.2 years
Businesses in Jackson County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone2Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS2Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen2Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Subway4
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul7
Goodwill2UPS2
H&R Block3Walgreens1
KFC3Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's2