Jackson County Information

Jackson in Alabama occupies 1,127 square miles and has a 2006 population of 53,745, a change from a 2000 population of 53,926 and 47,796 in 1990. 11.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.5% percent is 25-35, and 14.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 124 acts of violent crime reported in Jackson in 2004, a change from 93 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,097 people: 4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.6%.

Read more about Jackson, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJackson 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,127 sq. milesRanked 643 of 3,140
Population 200653,745Ranked 907 of 3,140
Population 200553,483 
Population 200053,926Ranked 870 of 3,140
Population 199047,796Ranked 879 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.6% 
African American3.8% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American1.6% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.9% 
Population 5 to 1412.7% 
Population 15 to 2411.6% 
Population 25 to 3413.5% 
Population 35 to 4414.2% 
Population 45 to 5414.8% 
Population 55 to 6412.6% 
Population 65 to 748.6% 
Population 75 and up6.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes12493
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes13 
Robberies11 
Aggravated Assaults97 
Total Property Crimes1,7051,146
Burglaries422 
Larceny Thefts1,090 
Motor Vehicle Thefts193 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population27,33928,156
Unemployed Population1,0971,292
Unemployment Rate4%4.6%

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