Jackson employment information

Income per capita$16,763$23,741$28,555
Median household income$21,731$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,045$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$10,641$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$24,046$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$20,298$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate4.0%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level43.5%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jackson is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jackson is 59% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jackson is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jackson is 179% higher than the national average.

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Jackson median earnings by income bracket

Jackson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.9%8.4%
Wholesale & retail services10.6%13.5%
Public administration20.5%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.4%52.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Campton, KY522$14,12574%
Jackson, KY2,022$21,73159%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Crosslake, MN2,022$61,97716%
Davisboro, GA2,022$39,64326%
Jarales, NM2,022$40,00025%
Columbus Junction, IA2,021$43,75018%
Olmos Park, TX2,023$111,359108%
Jackson, KY2,022$21,73159%
Source: The Jackson, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.