The City of Jackson had a population of 2,174 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Jackson is located at latitude 37.566 and longitude -83.3758 in Breathitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Breathitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.
The City of Jackson has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jackson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||2,060|
|Population in Familes||1,593|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||114|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,084 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||572 (52.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||380 (35.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||131 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,889|
|Average Home Value||$72,552|
|Median Household Income||$27,704|
|Average Household Income||$38,264|
|Per Capita Income||$16,244|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.67%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Jackson to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 158||70th|
|Population Density1||# 280||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 343||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 457||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.