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 (GNIS ID: 2404776) 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.
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jackson is located within Jackson Division of Breathitt County.
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.