Jacksboro, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,887. Estimated population in 2021: 1,992 (+5.6% change)
Males: 902 (47.8%), Females: 985 (52.2%)

Campbell County

Zip code: 37757

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $29,537
Median house value: $86,900

Races in Jacksboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.8%), German (8.1%), Scottish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 1070 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jacksboro

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacksboro town

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +281 (+17.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jacksboro:

  • ST MARY’S MEDICAL CTR OF CAMPBELL CO (about 9 miles; LA FOLLETTE, TN)
  • METHODIST MED CENTER OF OAK RIDGE (about 16 miles; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; JELLICO, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jacksboro:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 40 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 114 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 121 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jacksboro:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 3 miles; JACKSBORO, TN; Abbreviation: JAU)
  • POWELL (about 25 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 9A2)
  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 28 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; Abbreviation: 18I)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Jacksboro:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT JACKSBORO (Full-time enrollment: 102; Location: 265 ELKINS RD; Public; Website: www.jacksboro.tec.tn.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksboro:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 29 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 52 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)

Schools

Public high schools in Jacksboro:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,386; Location: 150 COUGAR LA; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAMPBELL CO ADULT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: P O BOX 445; Grades: 12 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jacksboro:

  • JACKSBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 673; Location: 164 JACKSBORO B0X 437 RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JACKSBORO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 150 EAGLE CR PO BX 438; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Jacksboro:

  • JACKSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,252; Location: 585 MAIN STREET, SUITE 201; 13,333 books; 601 audio materials; 833 video materials; 87 serial subscriptions)

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