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People

Total Population 3,268
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,626
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 53.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,469
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $87,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 7.7%

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

Jackson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 56143
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.62
Longitude -94.988

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 ESTHERVILLE 2 N
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station WINDOM
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station LAKE PARK
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpha 269 $147,321
Dunnell 173 $58,438
Lakefield 1,527 $67,708

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

Jackson Public Libraries

Library
Jackson County Library
311 THIRD STREET
Jackson, Minnesota
(507) 847-4748
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Jackson High Schools

JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL SR.
1128 N. HIGHWAY
507-847-5310
Serves 432 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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