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People

Total Population 3,794
Male Share of the Population 77.8%
Female Share of the Population 22.2%
Senior Citizens 7.7%
Employed Population 16+ 527
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 20.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,405
% Above Poverty Level 69.9%
% Below Poverty Level 30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $71,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 5.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jackson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County East Feliciana
Standard Zip Codes 70748
Phone Area Codes 225
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.837
Longitude -91.217

Jackson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW ROADS 5 ESE
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 59 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.1 inches
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Station LIBERTY 5 W
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jackson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

The Bluffs (70748)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinton 1,401 $39,712
Norwood 285 $74,167
Slaughter 1,297 $63,355
St. Francisville 1,960 $75,000
Wilson 548 $42,813
Zachary 15,868 $78,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jackson Hospitals

VILLA FELICIANA MEDICAL COMPLEX
(Government - State)
5002 HIGHWAY 10
(225) 634-4000
Emergency Service: No

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Jackson High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL
3501 HIGHWAY 10
225-634-5931
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 300 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

DIXON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE
5568 HIGHWAY 68
225-634-1200
A Special Education School
Serves 12 students.

EASTERN LA MENTAL SYSTEM FORENSIC DIV/JACKSON
5226 HIGHWAY 951
225-262-2411
A Special Education School
Serves 9 students.

EASTERN LA MENTAL HEALTH SYS EAST/JACKSON
HIGHWAY 10
225-262-2411
A Special Education School

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