Jackson Center, Ohio

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Jackson Center, Ohio

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 17% Jackson Center Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Jackson Center, Ohio

Comparing Jackson Center to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 3 4
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 4 4

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Jackson Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Springfield, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 45334
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.439
Longitude -84.04

Jackson Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SIDNEY 1 S
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station KENTON
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Jackson Center Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,369 100%
Male 665 48.6%
Female 704 51.4%
Under 18 400 29.2%
18+ 969 70.8%
65+ 183 13.4%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,357 99.1%
African-American 7 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Jackson Center Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,459
Growth 90
Growth % 6.6%

Jackson Center 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
German 39.1%
US/American 26.2%
Irish 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
English 6.1%
Italian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Welsh 1.1%
Swiss 0.9%
Dutch 0.7%
African 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
British 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jackson Center 1,369 $47,240
Anna 1,319 $51,797
Botkins 1,205 $53,750
Lakeview 1,074 $40,714
Port Jefferson 321 $47,000
Quincy 734 $36,375
Russells Point 1,619 $37,434
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Jackson Center High Schools (2004)

Serves 279 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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