Mount Jackson, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,664. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,766 (+6.1% change)
Males: 821 (49.3%), Females: 843 (50.7%)

Shenandoah County

Zip code: 22842

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $32,471
Median house value: $87,300

Races in Mount Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.0%)
  • Hispanic (14.1%)
  • Other race (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.4%), United States (14.5%), English (7.6%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), French (1.9%).

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Jackson

  • High school or higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Jackson town

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

12.8% Foreign born (12.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +71 (+4.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Jackson:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Jackson:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 39 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 45 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 84 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Jackson:

  • NEW MARKET (about 9 miles; NEW MARKET, VA; Abbreviation: 8W2)
  • LURAY CAVERNS (about 12 miles; LURAY, VA; Abbreviation: W45)
  • FRONT ROYAL-WARREN COUNTY (about 30 miles; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Abbreviation: FRR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Jackson:

  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 75 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
Public primary/middle school in Mount Jackson:

  • TRIPLETT BUSINESS & TECH. (Location: 6375 S MAIN ST; Grades: 00 – 00)