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Jackson, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Jackson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Aiken County at latitude 33.3286 and longitude -81.792. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Jackson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jackson, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jackson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jackson: Jackson Station, Silver Town, Silverton.

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Jackson, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,652
Population in Households 1,652
Population in Familes 1,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 466
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 696
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 535 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $80,216
Average Home Value $87,781


Median Household Income $39,267
Average Household Income $50,004
Per Capita Income $20,984
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.67% -0.15%
Households -0.34% 0.03%
Families -1.14% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Jackson, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 199 50th
Population Density1 # 242 39th
Diversity Index2 # 290 27th
Median Household Income # 144 64th
Per Capita Income # 124 69th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.