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Jackson, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Jackson had a population of 1,669 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jackson is located at latitude 33.3286 and longitude -81.792 in Aiken County. 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. Aiken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Jackson (GNIS ID: 2405898) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Jackson is located within Jackson Division of Aiken County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jackson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Jackson, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,669
Population in Households 1,669
Population in Familes 1,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 695
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $93,254
Average Home Value $115,678


Median Household Income $40,779
Average Household Income $52,624
Per Capita Income $21,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.12%
Households -0.25% -0.09%
Families -0.85% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 201 49th
Population Density1 # 243 39th
Diversity Index2 # 281 29th
Median Household Income # 150 62nd
Per Capita Income # 141 65th

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