Jackson, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 1,625. Estimated population in 2021: 1,644 (+1.2% change)
Males: 789 (48.6%), Females: 836 (51.4%)

Zip code: 29831

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $35,924
Median house value: $70,500

Races in Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.6%)
  • Black (9.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (23.9%), English (9.4%), German (9.1%), Irish (8.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Italian (2.3%).

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jackson

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson town

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2.2% Foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -89 (-5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jackson:

  • WALTON REHABILITATION HOSP (about 16 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSP AT AUGUSTA (about 16 miles; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • AIKEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; AIKEN, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jackson:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 12 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 63 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 81 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jackson:

  • DANIEL FIELD (about 19 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: DNL)
  • TWIN LAKES (about 22 miles; GRANITEVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: S17)
  • AIKEN MUNI (about 23 miles; AIKEN, SC; Abbreviation: AIK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 18 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
Public primary/middle school in Jackson:

  • JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 8217 ATOMIC ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)

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