Demographics

Demographics & Quick Facts

2010 Population:           1,800 (4.9% increase since 2000)

  • White                                  1,738
  • African Americans             26
  • Hispanics                            27
  • Other                                   9
  • 2009 Median Household Income:     $51,107 (NYS median:  $54,659)
  • Percentage of residents below poverty level:   9.6% (NYS was 14.6%)

 

Education:

  • Percentage of population over age 25 who have completed high school:                               84.7%
  • Bachelor’s Degree             23%
  • Graduate Degree                9%

 

Employment:

  • Unemployment rate            7.7% (NYS was at 8.8%) (As of August 2012)

 

Housing:

  • Total housing units              1,162
  • Estimated value of a home  $159,568
  • Seasonal units                      211

 

Land:

  • Jackson consists of  24,000 acres / 37.5 sq. miles                                         (includes 200 acres of lakes and other water bodies)
  • Approx. 11,300 acres are devoted to agriculture