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Jackson, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Jackson had a population of 5,024 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Jackson is located at latitude 33.2904 and longitude -83.9681 in Butts County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Butts County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Jackson (GNIS ID: 2404778) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jackson is located within Jackson Division of Butts County.

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Jackson, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,024
Population in Households 4,755
Population in Familes 3,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 269
Population Density2 806
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $40,252
Average Household Income $55,408
Per Capita Income $22,599


Total Housing Units 2,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,069 (48.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $150,403
Average Home Value $216,548


Total Households 1,843
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,198
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.05% 0.27%
Households -0.09% 0.34%
Families -0.26% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Jackson, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 156 75th
Population Density # 210 67th
Diversity Index # 220 65th
Median Household Income # 332 47th
Per Capita Income # 248 61st

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