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Jackson Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2017: 16,023 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 15,397 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,158
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,706
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,670 (it was 1,380 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 570 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson Parish: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (19.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 10%
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  • Races in Jackson Parish, LA (2017)
    • 10,62769.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,84731.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2631.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1521.0%Some other race alone
    • 790.5%Asian alone
    • 320.2%Two or more races
    • 80.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years
Males: 8,115  (50.7%)
Females: 7,908  (49.3%)
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Average household size:
Jackson Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,953 ($28,352 in 1999)
This county:

$35,953
Louisiana:

$46,145

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $352 (lower quartile is $254, upper quartile is $452)
This county:

$352
State:

$678


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,699 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Jackson:

$89,699
Louisiana:

$162,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,607 - $160,454
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $899
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $283

Institutionalized population: 1,022

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 67
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $232,200
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $503,200
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $503,200
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $503,200
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $503,200
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $503,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, LA residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $682 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $269 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Jackson, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jackson, LA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jackson, LA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.6%
Jackson Parish:

25.6%
Louisiana:

19.7%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 76.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 99.0% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.9 years old
(Males: 39.0 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 37.5 years old, American Indian residents: 70.5 years old, Asian residents: 40.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.9 years old, Other race residents: 8.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson Parish is $355 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jonesboro, Chatham, Hodge, North Hodge, East Hodge, Eros, Quitman.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bienville Parish , Choctaw County, Alabama , Franklin Parish , Madison Parish , Ouachita Parish , Cherokee County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 541
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 210 (33.9% naturalized citizens)

Jackson Parish:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 272010 or later
  • 1112000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.9%

Jackson Parish marital status for males Jackson Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,874
  • One, attached: 88
  • Two: 192
  • 3 or 4: 99
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,430
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Jackson Parish with a mortgage: 1,779 (32 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,466

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

52.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,81543
Mainline Protestant80710
Black Protestant7387
Catholic1501
Other1252
None5,639-
Jackson Parish 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: 2
Jackson Parish:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.


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

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson Parish:

11.0%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson Parish:

28.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Jackson Parish:

Average size of farms: 89 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $136,464
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $358.14
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,287
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,236
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.89
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.8 miles away from Jackson Parish center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from the 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 339.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from Jackson Parish center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 323.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3260: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3260, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 26, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3212: August 27, 2005, FEMA Id: 3212, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 27, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-904: May 03, 1991, FEMA Id: 904, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Louisiana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 04, 1989 to May 27, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-829: May 20, 1989, FEMA Id: 829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Jackson Parish (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jackson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,772 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 284 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 58 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 252 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Philippines (20%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Norway (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Morocco (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson Parish


  • American (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • French Canadian (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Jackson Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 234 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Jackson Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 816 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,558.

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.56% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($41,607 average AGI)
0.83% relocated from other states ($6,180 average AGI)
Jackson Parish:

0.83%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lincoln Parish, LA  1.17% ($44,712 average AGI)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.09% ($55,873)
from Bienville Parish, LA  0.40% ($53,200)
from Winn Parish, LA  0.40% ($24,200)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.59% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($35,197 average AGI)
1.32% relocated to other states ($8,630 average AGI)
Jackson Parish:

1.32%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln Parish, LA  1.36% ($41,638 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.98% ($36,720)
to Bienville Parish, LA  0.49% ($24,120)
to Winn Parish, LA  0.47% ($29,208)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Jackson Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jackson Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jackson Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,956 (2,449 aged, 507 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 486 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jackson Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (302)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (222)
  • Congestive heart failure (205)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (146)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (142)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (111)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (106)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,413
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 118
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,938

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,183
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,440
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,023
  • In family households: 12,461 (1,976 male householders, 2,075 female householders)
    2,752 spouses, 4,163 children (3,830 natural, 81 adopted, 254 stepchildren), 813 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 65 parents, 292 other relatives, 245 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,299 (786 male householders (682 living alone)), 1,185 female householders (1,052 living alone)), 332 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,257

Size of family households: 1,985 2-persons, 841 3-persons, 777 4-persons, 245 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 105 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,734 1-person, 215 2-persons, 21 5-persons.

1,452 married couples with children.
1,303 single-parent households (233 men, 1,070 women).

98.5% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (21% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 31% don't speak English at all).
0.5% 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 (56% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,393,000 ($7,095 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,666,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,063,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $34,630,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $304,000
Federal grants: $24,466,000
Federal procurement contracts: $550,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,380,000 ($3,198,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $230,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,667,000
Federal Government insurance: $117,000

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

Births: 1,109
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,107
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -241
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jackson Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.83 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • 1422014 or later
  • 3292010 to 2013
  • 7962000 to 2009
  • 1,0971990 to 1999
  • 1,1131980 to 1989
  • 1,2331970 to 1979
  • 1,1821960 to 1969
  • 1,0451950 to 1959
  • 6661940 to 1949
  • 2941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • 311 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1373 rooms
  • 3784 rooms
  • 1,1325 rooms
  • 1,0556 rooms
  • 7457 rooms
  • 4348 rooms
  • 3039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • 01 room
  • 1282 rooms
  • 1863 rooms
  • 4484 rooms
  • 4145 rooms
  • 4136 rooms
  • 1807 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • 30no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 8662 bedrooms
  • 2,5423 bedrooms
  • 6204 bedrooms
  • 985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson Parish, Louisiana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 7082 bedrooms
  • 6633 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 241no vehicle
  • 1,0851 vehicle
  • 1,7402 vehicles
  • 7303 vehicles
  • 3434 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 525no vehicle
  • 6901 vehicle
  • 4542 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

86.8% of Jackson Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Louisiana.

Jackson Parish:

86.8%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 13,835
  • Other state: 1,978
  • Northeast: 39
  • Midwest: 385
  • South: 1,164
  • West: 388
Year householders moved into unit in Jackson Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 106
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

18.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

12.2%
Louisiana:

18.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

4.3%
Louisiana:

17.5%

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 Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,053,000
    Other: $2,602,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $999,000
    Regular Highways: $936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000
    Local Fire Protection: $686,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,169,000
    Police Protection: $8,061,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,427,000
    Financial Administration: $2,266,000
    Health - Other: $2,206,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,363,000
    Libraries: $1,082,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $956,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $738,000
    General - Other: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $135,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $46,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,357,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $448,000
    General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $538,000
    Hospitals: $395,000
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000
    Libraries: $207,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,073,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,118,000
    Public Welfare: $2,350,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,038,000
    Highways: $335,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,276,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $138,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,840,000

Jackson Parish government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,053,000
    Other: $2,602,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $999,000
    Regular Highways: $936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000
    Local Fire Protection: $686,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,169,000
    Police Protection: $8,061,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,427,000
    Financial Administration: $2,266,000
    Health - Other: $2,206,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,363,000
    Libraries: $1,082,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $956,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $738,000
    General - Other: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $135,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $46,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,357,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $448,000
    General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $538,000
    Hospitals: $395,000
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000
    Libraries: $207,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,073,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,118,000
    Public Welfare: $2,350,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,038,000
    Highways: $335,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,276,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $138,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,840,000

Jackson Parish government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,053,000
    Other: $2,602,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $999,000
    Regular Highways: $936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000
    Local Fire Protection: $686,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,169,000
    Police Protection: $8,061,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,427,000
    Financial Administration: $2,266,000
    Health - Other: $2,206,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,363,000
    Libraries: $1,082,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $956,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $738,000
    General - Other: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $135,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $46,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,357,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $448,000
    General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $538,000
    Hospitals: $395,000
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000
    Libraries: $207,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,073,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,118,000
    Public Welfare: $2,350,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,038,000
    Highways: $335,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,276,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $138,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,840,000

Jackson Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,053,000
    Other: $2,602,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $999,000
    Regular Highways: $936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $903,000
    Local Fire Protection: $686,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,169,000
    Police Protection: $8,061,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,427,000
    Financial Administration: $2,266,000
    Health - Other: $2,206,000
    Regular Highways: $1,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,363,000
    Libraries: $1,082,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $956,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $738,000
    General - Other: $644,000
    Central Staff Services: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $135,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $46,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,357,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $276,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $448,000
    General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000
    Sale of Property: $29,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $538,000
    Hospitals: $395,000
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000
    Libraries: $207,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Correctional Institutions: $81,000
    Financial Administration: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000
    General - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,073,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,118,000
    Public Welfare: $2,350,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,942,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,038,000
    Highways: $335,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,398,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,276,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $138,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,840,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 592
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 508
  • Number of recipients under 18: 71
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 349
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 172
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 228
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 232
Most common first names in Jackson Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16274.9 years
James15973.2 years
William13577.0 years
Mary11479.8 years
Robert7972.7 years
Charles7370.4 years
Willie6776.8 years
Henry5476.9 years
Annie5078.4 years
Joseph4974.5 years
Most common last names in Jackson Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11078.1 years
Williams9873.8 years
Brown8976.6 years
Jones6675.2 years
Johnson6476.6 years
Walker6478.1 years
Robinson5976.2 years
Jackson5674.4 years
Davis5474.0 years
Thomas4674.6 years
Businesses in Jackson Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Popeyes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1