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Jackson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 15,171 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 14,391 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,691
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,213
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,935
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,380 (it was 1,401 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 829 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (36.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.3%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 19%
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Races in Jackson County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (32.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 7,441  (49.1%)
Females: 7,730  (50.9%)

Jackson County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,501 ($35,254 in 1999)

This county:

$58,501
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $645 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $794)
This county:

$645
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,744 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Jackson:

$101,744
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,917 - $198,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $409

Institutionalized population: 217

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 78
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $252,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,594 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,238 (1.3%)

Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.1%
Jackson County:

12.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.8 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 46.2 years old, American Indian residents: 70.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 42.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.

Cities in this county include: Edna-Cordele, Edna, Ganado, Lolita, Vanderbilt, La Ward.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson County: Ditto (A), E L Ranch (B), Hacienda de la Tordilla (C), Peeler Ranch (D), San Miguel Ranch (E), Seventy-Four Ranch (F), Sue (G), Tom Ranch (H), Vat Windmill (I), Korus Farmstead (J), Leon Valley Public Library (K), Las Palmas Branch Library (L), Landa Memorial Branch Library (M), Memorial Branch Library (N), McCreless Branch Library (O), Pan American Branch Library (P), Oakwell Branch Library (Q), San Antonio Public Library (R), San Pedro Branch Library (S), Westfall Branch Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson County include: Sand Branch Church (A), Saint Joseph Church (B), Old Rock Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Estrada Cemetery (1), Saint Andrews Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3), Madre Dolorosa Cemetery (4), Luna Cemetery (5), Mendiola Cemetery (6), Lott Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Goose Lake (A), Brown Lake (B), Palmer Ranch Lake (C), Tom Ranch Lake Number 2 (D), Tom Ranch Lake Number 1 (E), Telephone Tank (F), Vat Tank (G), Sacatosa Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Borrego Creek (A), Bear Branch (B), Averia Creek (C), Agua Negra Creek (D), West Prong Atascosa River (E), West Olmos Creek (F), Water Creek (G), Willow Creek (H), Christine Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson County include: Upson Park (1), Atascosa Cowboy Recreation Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brevard County, Florida , Bexar County , Franklin County, Florida , Marion County, Florida , Dimmit County , La Salle County , Matagorda County , Victoria County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 397
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: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,148 (19.8% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

7.6%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 90
  • 2000 to 2009: 314
  • 1990 to 1999: 358
  • 1980 to 1989: 177
  • 1970 to 1979: 104
  • Before 1970: 56
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,945
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 304
  • 10 to 19: 86
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 1,112
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 44

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 1,709 (2 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,089

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80724
Catholic4,1274
Mainline Protestant1,2147
Other-1
None3,927-
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:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jackson County:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

27.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 513 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,649
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $192.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,441
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,594
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.12
Corn for grain: 60860 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 29391 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10925 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 490 acres

Tornado activity:

Jackson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 10609658.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/6/1972, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from Jackson County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 419.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 377.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.8 miles away from Jackson County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 394.4 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:

  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

  • Mexico (75%)
  • Nicaragua (11%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (5%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Taiwan (2%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (1%)

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

  • German (10%)
  • Czech (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,390 (72.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,051 (17.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 171 (2.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 56 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 323 (5.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,983.

6.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.35% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,948 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($4,084 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.94%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Victoria County, TX  1.22% ($33,017 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.59% ($26,103)
from Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($37,409)
from Calhoun County, TX  0.33% ($34,000)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.05% relocated to other counties in Texas ($31,592 average AGI)
0.85% relocated to other states ($4,501 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.85%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Victoria County, TX  2.39% ($42,025 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.47% ($22,000)
to Calhoun County, TX  0.32% ($41,000)
to Wharton County, TX  0.32% ($30,500)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.26% ($46,077)
to Travis County, TX  0.26% ($25,615)
to Bexar County, TX  0.20% ($33,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,405 (2,063 aged, 342 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 601 (17%)

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, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (258)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (156)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (129)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (80)
  • Congestive heart failure (56)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (55)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (23)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (20)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,153
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 375
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,306

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,353
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,067
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,171
  • In family households: 12,901 (1,629 male householders, 2,090 female householders)
    3,016 spouses, 4,982 children (4,442 natural, 229 adopted, 315 stepchildren), 276 grandchildren, 161 brothers or sisters, 207 parents, 344 other relatives, 187 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,019 (792 male householders (600 living alone)), 800 female householders (730 living alone)), 425 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 251

Size of family households: 1,747 2-persons, 746 3-persons, 535 4-persons, 468 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,331 1-person, 201 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 4 4-persons.

2,709 married couples with children.
776 single-parent households (195 men, 581 women).

78.7% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
20.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 62% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,035,000 ($6,739 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $780,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,642,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,173,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,632,000
Federal grants: $17,407,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,195,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,986,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $917,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,664,000
Federal Government insurance: $75,145,000

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

Births: 1,078
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 824
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +156
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -439
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.20 millions of gallons per day (88% from ground, 12% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 15
  • 2010 to 2013: 236
  • 2000 to 2009: 969
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,033
  • 1980 to 1989: 721
  • 1970 to 1979: 944
  • 1960 to 1969: 943
  • 1950 to 1959: 774
  • 1940 to 1949: 431
  • 1939 or earlier: 563
Note: State values scaled to Jackson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • 1 room: 50
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 142
  • 4 rooms: 385
  • 5 rooms: 884
  • 6 rooms: 1,053
  • 7 rooms: 559
  • 8 rooms: 395
  • 9+ rooms: 249
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 142
  • 4 rooms: 473
  • 5 rooms: 405
  • 6 rooms: 305
  • 7 rooms: 49
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9+ rooms: 48
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no bedroom: 45
  • 1 bedroom: 85
  • 2 bedrooms: 674
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,308
  • 4 bedrooms: 583
  • 5+ bedrooms: 46
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 72
  • 2 bedrooms: 610
  • 3 bedrooms: 714
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no vehicle: 128
  • 1 vehicle: 953
  • 2 vehicles: 1,616
  • 3 vehicles: 643
  • 4 vehicles: 308
  • 5+ vehicles: 131
  • no vehicle: 129
  • 1 vehicle: 603
  • 2 vehicles: 621
  • 3 vehicles: 141
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

86% 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, 72% lived in Texas.

Jackson County:

86.4%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 11,849
  • Other state: 2,018
  • Northeast: 156
  • Midwest: 601
  • South: 658
  • West: 604

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.6%)
  • Utility gas (22.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Other fuel (3.9%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (72.8%)
  • Utility gas (18.2%)
  • Other fuel (5.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

15.1%

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 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,286,000
    Police Protection: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $898,000
    Central Staff Services: $720,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $666,000
    Corrections - Other: $521,000
    Health Services - Other: $293,000
    General Public Buildings: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $84,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Air Transportation: $71,000
    Welfare - Other: $53,000
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000
    Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $573,000
    Central Staff: $180,000
    Police Protection: $47,000
    General Public Building: $29,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,330,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $46,000
  • Charges - All Other: $525,000
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $436,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $770,000
    Interest Earnings: $245,000
    Property Sale Other: $32,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $92,000
    Education: $29,000
    Health & Hospitals: $27,000
    Highways: $21,000
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,334,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $541,000
    Total General Sales: $389,000
    NEC: $4,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,978,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 323
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 268
  • Number of recipients under 18: 53
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 160
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 110
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 151
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 111
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, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12079.7 years
William8876.0 years
John8274.3 years
James6771.2 years
Joe5270.2 years
Robert4767.8 years
Willie4677.0 years
Frank4475.3 years
George4376.4 years
Henry4275.0 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3376.9 years
Robinson3270.2 years
Brown3277.8 years
Jones3274.7 years
Smith3175.6 years
Garcia3069.9 years
Williams2977.1 years
Johnson2875.6 years
Barnes2472.7 years
Moore2379.0 years
Businesses in Jackson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS5
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike2

Jackson County on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"