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Jackson County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Jackson County is 60,928, which is 46.50% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Jackson County population density is 177.58 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 166.73 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Jackson County is white, which represent 88.71% of the total population. The average Jackson County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 60,928. #38

Population Growth Since 2000, #11

Jackson County
46.50%
Georgia
21.03%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #35

Jackson County
177.58 per square mile
Georgia
166.73 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:54,052 (88.71%, #20)
Black:4,419 (7.25%, #136)
Hispanic:3,982 (6.54%, #47)
Asian:1,011 (1.66%, #31)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):265 (0.43%, #22)
One Race, Other:374 (0.61%, see rank)
Two or More Races:807 (1.32%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,661 (66.83%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:207 (5.20%, see rank)
Cuban:25 (0.63%, see rank)
Central American:720 (18.08%, see rank)
South American:317 (7.96%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:22 (2.18%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:71 (7.02%, see rank)
Japanese:32 (3.17%, see rank)
Korean:57 (5.64%, see rank)
Vietnamese:20 (1.98%, see rank)
Asian, Other:809 (80.02%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

50,786 (83.35%) out of the total population of 60,928 reported first ancestry.

 Jackson County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab40.01%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech470.08%, see rank0.14%0.47%
Danish320.05%, see rank0.14%0.42%
Dutch5230.86%, see rank0.76%1.40%
English4,9338.10%, see rank8.23%8.02%
French8481.39%, see rank1.68%3.34%
German4,2086.91%, see rank7.23%15.03%
Greek690.11%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian660.11%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish6,24110.24%, see rank8.10%10.80%
Italian1,3932.29%, see rank2.26%5.52%
Norwegian2900.48%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish4770.78%, see rank1.06%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian610.10%, see rank0.42%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8711.43%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish1,2442.04%, see rank1.75%1.72%
Subsaharan African560.09%, see rank1.81%0.95%
Swedish2960.49%, see rank0.46%1.27%
Swiss310.05%, see rank0.11%0.30%
Ukrainian1000.16%, see rank0.13%0.31%
American10,74617.64%, see rank11.81%7.12%
Welsh3850.63%, see rank0.40%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 30,207 (49.58%, see rank)
Females: 30,721 (50.42%, see rank)

Jackson County
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
Georgia
Male: 48.83%
Female: 51.17%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Jackson County
38.00 years old
Georgia
35.80 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Jackson County
36.90 years old
Georgia
34.40 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Jackson County
38.60 years old
Georgia
37.00 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Jackson County% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years4,1736.85%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,1636.83%, see rank7.07%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,9878.19%, see rank7.10%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,0666.67%, see rank7.15%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,4025.58%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,56112.41%, see rank13.68%13.47%
35 to 44 years8,99414.76%, see rank14.00%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,81414.47%, see rank14.09%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,07611.61%, see rank11.45%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,8938.03%, see rank6.93%7.64%
75 to 84 2,1973.61%, see rank3.34%4.25%
85 years and over6020.99%, see rank1.22%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Jackson CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population40,137, 100%6,410,416209,056,129
Less Than High School7,423, 18.49%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate14,012, 34.91%, see rank28.58%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,220, 27.95%, see rank28.14%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,005, 12.47%, see rank17.92%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,477, 6.17%, see rank10.39%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.75, see rank13.4113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Jackson County GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,87080.05%19.95%74.76%25.24%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)7,63693.73%, see rank6.27%, see rank90.88%9.12%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,39297.44%, see rank2.56%, see rank90.70%9.30%90.60%9.40%
College2,50591.54%, see rank8.46%, see rank80.55%19.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School53268.23%, see rank31.77%, see rank62.37%37.63%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Jackson CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households20,927, 100%3,540,690116,211,092
Average Household Size2.88, see rank2.722.63
1 Person Households3,968, 18.96%, see rank26.68%27.57%
2 or More Person Households16,959, 81.04%, see rank73.32%72.43%
Family Households (Families)15,935, 76.15%, see rank67.98%66.22%
Average Family Size3.37, see rank3.413.32
Married-Couple Family12,401, 59.26%, see rank47.85%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,992, 23.85%, see rank32.02%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Jackson County%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total47,605see rank7,832,615252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over23,367100%, see rank3,779,687123,281,364
Never Married6,26526.81%, see rank36.24%35.77%
Married14,10260.35%, see rank51.67%52.04%
Widowed6142.63%, see rank2.31%2.57%
Divorced2,38610.21%, see rank9.77%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over24,238100%, see rank4,052,928129,692,771
Never Married5,00420.65%, see rank30.53%29.48%
Married13,84557.12%, see rank47.98%49.19%
Widowed2,43310.04%, see rank8.62%9.16%
Divorced2,95612.20%, see rank12.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Jackson County%GeorgiaU.S.
Native58,56896.13%, see rank90.28%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence41,53768.17%, see rank55.29%58.73%
Born in Different State16,53727.14%, see rank33.68%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4940.81%, see rank1.31%1.42%
Foreign Born2,3603.87%, see rank9.72%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8151.34%, see rank3.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5452.54%, see rank5.96%7.09%
Born In Europe2070.34%, see rank0.90%1.53%
Born In Asia4420.73%, see rank2.69%3.82%
Born In Africa80.01%, see rank0.80%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,6492.71%, see rank5.12%6.83%
Born In Northern America540.09%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Jackson County%GeorgiaU.S.
English19,37592.58%, see rank86.60%79.39%
Spanish1,0214.88%, see rank7.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2671.28%, see rank3.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2571.23%, see rank2.23%3.36%
Other70.03%, see rank0.88%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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