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People

Total Population 3,819
Male Share of the Population 72.8%
Female Share of the Population 27.2%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 629
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 21.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.6%
Median Earnings25+ $24,081
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,656

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,091
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $69,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.3%
US/American 0%
English 4%
Irish 5.9%

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 1,657 $46,212
Norwood 286 $69,375
Slaughter 1,159 $64,583
St. Francisville 1,917 $83,611
Wilson 593 $44,196
Zachary 15,579 $75,759

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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