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Income/capita 7%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 108%
IndexJacksonCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$27,815$31,458$29,829
Median household income$42,344$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,986$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,988$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$37,617$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$20,513$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate9.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.4%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Jackson is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Jackson is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Jackson is 108% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Jackson is 31% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,226$42,344$84,688
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Jackson median earnings by income bracket

      Jackson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%13.8%
      Public administration9.1%6.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.6%33.9%
      Other39.4%37.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wallace, CA826$119,196115%
      Red Corral, CA1,860$78,79042%
      Camanche Village, CA814$75,46336%
      Camanche North Shore, CA923$65,56519%
      Valley Springs, CA3,293$61,97612%
      Jackson, CA4,630$42,34423%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Perry, UT4,630$81,09447%
      Hawthorne, NY4,631$95,81373%
      Tea, SD4,628$75,47336%
      Rock Hill, MO4,628$64,30616%
      Lemoyne, PA4,627$48,82912%
      Jackson, CA4,630$42,34423%
      Source: The Jackson, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).