Jackson, New Hampshire

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Jackson, New Hampshire

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Jackson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Hampshire):

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College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Jackson College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Jackson Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Jackson Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Jackson Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Jackson Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Jackson, New Hampshire

Comparing Jackson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Hampshire (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Female Share of the Population 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 5
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 3
People Above Poverty 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Rents 3 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8

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Jackson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 03846
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.144
Longitude -71.181

Jackson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Jackson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 835 100%
Male 416 49.8%
Female 419 50.2%
Under 18 150 18%
18+ 685 82%
65+ 182 21.8%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.67
White 829 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Jackson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 885
Growth 50
Growth % 6%

Jackson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 31.7%
Irish 15.1%
Scottish 8.5%
US/American 7.8%
German 7.3%
Italian 5.1%
French (except Basque) 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
European 2.1%
British 2%
French Canadian 2%
Polish 2%
Dutch 1.7%
Swedish 0.8%
Canadian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
African 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Alsatian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jackson 835 $59,327
Albany 654 $39,250
Bartlett 2,705 $43,203
Chatham 260 $40,156
Conway 8,604 $41,818
North Conway 2,069 $40,294
Randolph 339 $52,083

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Jackson Public Library
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Jackson & Mt. Washington from Thorn Mountain (WhiteMountains) c1900.

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Jackson & Mt. Washington from Thorn Mountain (WhiteMountains) c1900.

Moat Mtn. from Ditson's (White Mountains) c1900.

Jackson & Mt. Washington from Thorn Mountain (White Mountains) c1900.

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