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Jackson, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Jackson had a population of 1,589 as of July 1, 2015.

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 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.

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, 2015.

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

Town of Jackson, SC Boundary Map

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Jackson, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,589
Population in Households 1,589
Population in Familes 1,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 669
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 512 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $84,810
Average Home Value $103,516
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,434
Average Household Income $48,304
Per Capita Income $20,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.28% -0.59%
Households -1.02% -0.48%
Families -1.61% -0.62%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 202 49th
Population Density1 # 248 37th
Diversity Index2 # 283 29th
Median Household Income # 189 52nd
Per Capita Income # 146 63rd

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