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People

Total Population 3,300
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,683
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,420
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,348

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,946
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $514
Median House Value $86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 6.7%

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 252 $145,625
Dunnell 188 $75,179
Lakefield 1,528 $69,432

Jackson Public Libraries

Library
Jackson County Library
311 THIRD STREET
Jackson, Minnesota
(507) 847-4748
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JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL SR.
1128 N. HIGHWAY
507-847-5310
Serves 432 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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