Jackson County Information

Jackson in Arkansas occupies 641 square miles and has a 2006 population of 17,426, a change from a 2000 population of 18,419 and 18,944 in 1990. 17.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.9% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 77 acts of violent crime reported in Jackson in 2004, a change from 87 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 626 people: 8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 7.5%.

Read more about Jackson, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJackson 
StateArkansas 
Land Area641 sq. milesRanked 1,600 of 3,140
Population 200617,426Ranked 1,948 of 3,140
Population 200517,576 
Population 200018,419Ranked 1,873 of 3,140
Population 199018,944Ranked 1,739 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion79.7% 
African American19.4% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.9% 
Population 5 to 1411.3% 
Population 15 to 2417.2% 
Population 25 to 3410.9% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.3% 
Population 55 to 6412.3% 
Population 65 to 747.9% 
Population 75 and up6.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7787
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes8 
Robberies10 
Aggravated Assaults59 
Total Property Crimes596528
Burglaries163 
Larceny Thefts380 
Motor Vehicle Thefts53 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population7,8437,704
Unemployed Population626577
Unemployment Rate8%7.5%

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