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People

Total Population 717
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 245
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 63.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,214
% Above Poverty Level 73.1%
% Below Poverty Level 26.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 40 minutes
% Working from Home 9.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,056
Median House Value $155,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
US/American 0%
English 16%
Irish 12.4%

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

Jackson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 183 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04921
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.614
Longitude -69.121

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 BELFAST
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooks 827 $43,167
Dixmont 1,188 $59,583
Knox 790 $48,125
Monroe 933 $56,389
Swanville 1,219 $48,021
Troy 860 $42,794

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

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