Jackson, North Carolina

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Jackson, North Carolina

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 15% Jackson Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Jackson, North Carolina

Comparing Jackson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4
Median Family Income 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 7
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Jackson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Northampton
Standard Zip Codes 27845
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.389
Longitude -77.421

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 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
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Jackson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 695 100%
Male 343 49.4%
Female 352 50.6%
Under 18 128 18.4%
18+ 567 81.6%
65+ 192 27.6%
Median Age 44.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 361 51.9%
African-American 331 47.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Jackson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 672
Growth -23
Growth % -3.3%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.6%
US/American 20.6%
English 12.6%
German 3.7%
Irish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Danish 0.8%
British 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jackson 695 $34,000
Conway 734 $27,386
Garysburg 1,254 $27,386
Halifax 344 $47,917
Rich Square 931 $30,000
Seaboard 695 $31,719
Weldon 1,374 $35,750
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