Jackson County KY Information

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Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,723
Population in Households 13,613
Population in Familes 11,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,691
Average Household Income $40,184
Per Capita Income $16,478

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,090 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,492 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,212 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $77,621
Average Home Value $108,026
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,582
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,851
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% -0.08%
Households 0.21% -0.08%
Families 0.03% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

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Jackson County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 33rd
Population Density # 89 27th
Diversity Index # 120 1st
Median Household Income # 116 4th
Per Capita Income # 118 3rd

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