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Jackson County, GA


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Jefferson, GA
Designated Market Area: Atlanta, GA-AL-NC
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 83,936   ( 23,451 from 2010)
Land area: 339.7 square miles
Population density: 247.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:64,907 77.33% 28.0%
Black:6,6597.93% 64.4%
Indian:1640.20% 80.2%
Asian:2,0292.42% 95.5%
2+ races:1,4231.70% 74.4%
Hispanic:8,75410.43% 134.3%
Total non-White:19,02922.67% 94.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,092 13.8
Deaths:1,82912.0
Net Migration: 7,74251.0
Net Immigration: 1170.8
Change in White population:14,212 23.5
Change in Non-White pop.:9,239 15.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
60,485
50,69583.81%
4,0506.70%
910.15%
1,0381.72%
8161.35%
3,7366.18%
9,79016.19%

2000
41,589
36,31487.32%
3,1977.69%
720.17%
3980.96%
3450.83%
1,2493.00%
5,27512.68%

1990
30,005
26,86889.55%
2,8719.57%
840.28%
790.26%
n/a
1030.34%
3,13710.45%

1980
25,343
22,43488.52%
2,69310.63%
360.14%
60.02%
n/a
1600.63%
2,90911.48%

1970
21,093
18,32986.90%
2,70112.81%
120.06%
50.02%
n/a
470.22%
2,764 13.10%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
7,723 18.6
4,0679.8
17,74042.7
5571.3
14,381 34.6
4,515 10.9
1990's
NumberRate
5,515 18.4
3,12110.4
7,70225.7
1940.6
9,446 31.5
2,138 7.1
1980's
NumberRate
4,119 16.3
2,547 10.1
3,317 13.1
n/a
4,434 17.5
228 0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
2,160 10.2
n/a
4,105 19.5
145 0.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Jackson County, GA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.9
19,388 23.1%
64,548 76.9%
11,126 13.3%
25,740
2.96
20,550 79.8%
16,605 80.8%
1,278 6.2%
5,190 20.2%

2010
NumberPercent
37.1
16,045 26.5%
44,440 73.5%
7,197 11.9%
21,343
2.80
16,479 77.2%
12,988 78.8%
1,242 7.5%
4,864 22.8%

2000
NumberPercent
34.5
11,142 26.8%
30,447 73.2%
4,343 10.4%
15,029
2.71
11,541 76.8%
9,273 80.3%
814 7.1%
3,488 23.2%

1990
NumberPercent
33.0
8,018 26.7%
21,987 73.3%
3,553 11.8%
10,669
2.75
8,370 78.5%
7,021 83.9%
540 6.5%
2,299 21.5%

1980
NumberPercent
30.2
7,745 30.6%
17,598 69.4%
2,839 11.2%
8,661
2.89
7,038 81.3%
5,771 82.0%
414 5.9%
1,623 18.7%

2022 Housing Data for Jackson County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units28,209 
Median Value$280,600 
Occupied25,74091.2%
Vacant2,4698.8%
Owned20,56279.9%
Rented5,17820.1%
Median Rent$1,007 
Single-Family Units23,10281.9%
    Detached22,92681.3%
    Attached1760.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,0643.8%
Mobile Homes3,66113.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jackson County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008343.2%
$10,000 to $14,9996212.4%
$15,000 to $19,9995492.1%
$20,000 to $24,9997042.7%
$25,000 to $29,9991,0103.9%
$30,000 to $34,9999263.6%
$35,000 to $39,9999813.8%
$40,000 to $44,9998563.3%
$45,000 to $49,9999123.5%
$50,000 to $59,9992,1178.2%
$60,000 to $74,9992,2188.6%
$75,000 to $99,9993,78114.7%
$100,000 to $124,9992,80310.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992,59010.1%
$150,000 to $199,9992,3018.9%
$200,000 or more2,5379.9%
Median Household Income82,056 
Per Capita Income34,703 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state87 
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,2084.7%
Public Assistance5912.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,4829.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed31,63371.4%
Unemployed1,1282.5%
In Armed Forces500.1%
Total Labor Force32,81174.0%
Not in Labor Force11,50226.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector14,00011,51454.9%
Non-Profit9341,16444.5%
Self-Employed2,1411,53658.2%
Local Government1,4612,12340.8%
State Government51076640.0%
Federal Government34019263.9%
Total Private + Self16,14113,05055.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,2454,24543.3%
Total19,38617,29552.9%
Pct. Govt.14.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,51817.7%
Sales and Office Occupations8,16922.1%
Professional, Technical7,93621.5%
Service Occupations5,50614.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1810.5%
All others8,77823.8%
White Collar 61.3%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade5,16814.0%
Manufacturing4,79513.0%
Health care and social assistance3,79910.3%
Educational services3,3239.0%
Construction2,9498.0%
Professional, scientific, technical2,4576.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,1635.9%
Other services1,8285.0%
Transportation and warehousing1,7764.8%
Accommodation and food services1,6834.6%
Public administration1,6374.4%
Finance and insurance1,5184.1%
Wholesale trade1,4754.0%
Information7232.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5271.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing4691.3%
Utilities3320.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2790.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction60.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Jackson County, GA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,5914.66%
Puerto Rican1,0721.39%
Cuban980.13%
Dominican3410.44%
Total Central American9261.20%
Costa Rican750.10%
Guatemalan310.04%
Honduran1210.16%
Nicaraguan740.10%
Panamanian1660.22%
Salvadoran4590.60%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American5250.68%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian3550.46%
Ecuadorian1110.14%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian460.06%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan130.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic5510.72%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong5430.70%
Filipino2570.33%
Vietnamese1570.20%
Chinese1000.13%
Korean910.12%
Laotian460.06%
Indian340.04%
Cambodian80.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English65,84491.1%
Spanish4,7386.6%
Other Asian3320.5%
Other Indo-European3240.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2070.3%
Tagalog1880.3%
Vietnamese1530.2%
German, other Germanic1110.2%
Other1060.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English9,95312.9%
American7,79710.1%
Irish7,76210.1%
German7,0289.1%
Italian2,3963.1%
Scottish2,0772.7%
European1,7472.3%
French1,3731.8%
Scotch-Irish9511.2%
Polish5350.7%
Swedish5180.7%
Dutch5110.7%
British3660.5%
Norwegian3220.4%
Welsh3130.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen75,09997.5%
Not a citizen1,9342.5%
Native72,98094.7%
Foreign-born4,0535.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jackson County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,327 4.5%4,019 7.7%16,821 32.3%15,056 28.9%9,536 18.3%4,262 8.2%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,327 4.5%
9-12 Years 4,019 7.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 16,821 32.3%
Some College 15,056 28.9%
Bach. Degree 9,536 18.3%
Grad Degree 4,262 8.2%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Jackson County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 15,069 14,133 936 6.2% 5.4%
1991 15,403 14,435 968 6.3% 5.3%
1992 15,755 14,632 1,123 7.1% 6.6%
1993 16,703 15,860 843 5.0% 5.7%
1994 18,204 17,435 769 4.2% 5.1%
1995 19,843 18,914 929 4.7% 4.8%
1996 20,500 19,649 851 4.2% 4.6%
1997 21,855 21,042 813 3.7% 4.5%
1998 21,893 21,017 876 4.0% 4.2%
1999 22,548 21,765 783 3.5% 3.8%
2000 21,251 20,581 670 3.2% 3.5%
2001 21,356 20,430 926 4.3% 4.1%
2002 22,071 20,860 1,211 5.5% 5.3%
2003 22,942 21,828 1,114 4.9% 5.1%
2004 23,962 22,849 1,113 4.6% 5.1%
2005 25,450 24,168 1,282 5.0% 5.7%
2006 26,715 25,533 1,182 4.4% 5.1%
2007 26,924 25,713 1,211 4.5% 4.9%
2008 27,603 25,747 1,856 6.7% 6.8%
2009 27,098 23,947 3,151 11.6% 10.4%
2010 28,732 25,692 3,040 10.6% 10.7%
2011 28,848 26,108 2,740 9.5% 10.1%
2012 29,313 26,941 2,372 8.1% 9.0%
2013 29,565 27,538 2,027 6.9% 8.1%
2014 29,767 28,017 1,750 5.9% 7.1%
2015 30,386 28,890 1,496 4.9% 6.1%
2016 33,289 31,852 1,437 4.3% 5.4%
2017 35,622 34,299 1,323 3.7% 4.8%
2018 36,442 35,302 1,140 3.1% 4.0%
2019 37,771 36,734 1,037 2.7% 3.5%
2020 39,648 37,910 1,738 4.4% 6.5%
2021 42,144 41,118 1,026 2.4% 3.9%
2022 46,153 45,209 944 2.0% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com