Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)50918191
Median age57.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1816%43%43%
Speak English99%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Jackson, NC has a population of 514 and is the 19,366th largest city in the United States. The population density is 509 per sq mi which is 181% higher than the North Carolina average and 462% higher than the national average. The median age in Jackson is 58 which is approximately 50% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Jackson, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 76% of Jackson residents were born in North Carolina, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Jackson is 181% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Jackson is 50% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Jackson 54.28% of the population is White.
  • In Jackson 43.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jackson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Jackson population breakdown by race

RaceJacksonNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American43.19%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.97%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race1.56%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.00%3.01%4.75%
In Jackson, 0.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jackson, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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