Jackson, AL Population

By | May 30, 2019

Population: 5,419. Estimated population in 2021: 5,285 (-2.5% change)
Males: 2,502 (46.2%), Females: 2,917 (53.8%)

Clarke County

Zip code: 36545

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $34,806
Median house value: $80,100

Races in Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.2%)
  • Black (38.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (20.5%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.2%), German (3.9%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), Scottish (2.0%).

Elevation: 227 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles

Map of Jackson, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jackson

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jackson:

  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER (220 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Jackson:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jackson:

  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 63 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: MOB)
  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 64 miles; MOBILE, AL; Abbreviation: BFM)
  • KEY FIELD (about 81 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Abbreviation: MEI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Jackson:

  • JACKSON MUNI (about 4 miles; JACKSON, AL; Abbreviation: 4R3)
  • GROVE HILL MUNI (about 15 miles; GROVE HILL, AL; Abbreviation: 3A0)
  • ROY WILCOX (about 21 miles; CHATOM, AL; Abbreviation: 5R1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 60 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 9,082)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 70 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,582)
  • MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,455)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 83 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 87 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 6,036)

Schools

Public high school in Jackson:

  • JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 321 STANLEY DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • JOE M GILLMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 133 MAYTON DR; Grades: PK – 02)
  • JACKSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 2950 HIGHWAY 43; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 235 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Private primary/middle school in Jackson:

  • MISS PEGGY’S CHILD CARE CTR (Students: 37; Location: 201 CHESLEY AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Jackson:

  • WHITE SMITH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,106; Location: 213 COLLEGE AVENUE; 20,162 books; 393 audio materials; 750 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)

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