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Population (year 2000): 36,316. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,879 (-4.0% change)
Males: 17,307 (47.7%), Females: 19,009 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $31,294 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.2%)
  • Black (19.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (16.4%), Irish (11.2%), English (9.9%), Polish (7.1%), United States (5.6%), Dutch (3.5%).

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Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Jackson,

For population 25 years and over in Jackson

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,353 (-3.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Lansing, (34.3 miles pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Toledo, (69.8 miles pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (226.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, MI Vandercook (3.4 miles Center, MI (5.7 miles Michigan Arbor, MI (10.1 miles Spring MI (12.3 miles Napoleon, MI (13.2 miles Parma, City, MI (13.2 miles Cement Lake, MI (13.6 miles Grass MI (14.0 miles Hanover,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $72,800

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 84.41 W

Area code: 517


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.7%), Educational,health and social services (20.3%), Retail trade (11.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,364 (+28.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,006 (46.1%)


 

Crime in Jackson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 3 0 5 5 1
    per 100,000 13.8 8.3 0.0 13.8 13.8 2.8
Rapes 22 36 48 43 39 62
    per 100,000 60.6 99.1 132.2 118.4 107.4 170.7
Robberies 72 77 105 76 63 80
    per 100,000 198.3 212.0 289.1 209.3 173.5 220.3
Assaults 265 248 372 321 89 220
    per 100,000 729.7 682.9 1024.3 883.9 245.1 605.8
Burglaries 397 420 453 426 363 370
    per 100,000 1093.2 1156.5 1247.4 1173.0 999.6 1018.8
Thefts 1,895 2,202 2,179 1,764 1,573 1,622
    per 100,000 5218.1 6063.4 6000.1 4857.4 4331.4 4466.4
Auto thefts 158 181 197 186 141 146
    per 100,000 435.1 498.4 542.5 512.2 388.3 402.0
563.5 611.5 715.2 618.1 432.1 540.4


Average climate in Jackson, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jackson,

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Jackson city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Potter Stewart - (1915-1985), Supreme Court justice, Alfred Worden - astronaut, Karch Kiraly - (born 1960), volleyball star, Dorian Pierce - College basketball player (MD Eastern Shore Hawks), Keonta Howell - College basketball player (Toledo Rockets).


Main business address for: CMS ENERGY CORP (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), CONSUMERS FUNDING LLC (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), SPARTON CORP (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Jackson:
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF JACKSON (110 N ELM AVENUE)
  • W A FOOTE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (205 N EAST AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jackson:
  • EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI)
  • CHELSEA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CHELSEA, MI)
  • HILLSDALE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (about 29 miles; HILLSDALE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jackson:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 38 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 59 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 62 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jackson:
  • JACKSON COUNTY-REYNOLDS FIELD (about 3 miles; JACKSON, MI; ID: JXN)
  • DAY FIELD (about 9 miles; NAPOLEON, MI; ID: 6H4)
  • NAPOLEON (about 13 miles; NAPOLEON, MI; ID: 3NP)

Amtrak station:
JACKSON (501 E. MICHIGAN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 18 $67,421 $44,947 2 $3,182
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $44,656 $44,656 1 $717
Natural Resources 9 $29,504 $39,338 2 $1,384
Water Supply 34 $111,723 $39,431 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $28,488 $48,836 4 $2,418
Police - Other 24 $66,584 $33,292 19 $12,330
Parks and Recreation 15 $57,143 $45,714 38 $11,646
Police Protection - Officers 71 $326,109 $55,117 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $57,338 $52,927 7 $4,061
Financial Administration 24 $94,037 $47,018 3 $5,035
Firefighters 43 $210,711 $58,803 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $25,875 $51,750 1 $332
Streets and Highways 47 $162,669 $41,532 3 $3,801
Fire - Other 2 $6,011 $36,066 0 $0
Totals for Government 325 $1,288,269 $47,566 80 $44,906


Colleges/Universities in Jackson:
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,756; Location: 2111 EMMONS RD; Public)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF JACKSON (FT enrollment: 712; Location: 2800 SPRINGPORT RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.baker.edu)
  • NEW TRIBES MISSION INC-NEW TRIBES BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: 1210 E MICHIGAN AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jackson:
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 8,454)
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; FT enrollment: 38,639)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR (about 48 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 35,684)
  • EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; YPSILANTI, MI; FT enrollment: 17,476)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
Public high schools in Jackson:
  • JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,825; Location: 544 WILDWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,040; Location: 4200 VAN HORN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 1566 N. SUTTON ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTERN OPTIONS CENTER (Students: 157; Location: 3950 CATHERINE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DA VINCI INSTITUTE (9-12) (Students: 118; Location: 2255 EMMONS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLEMENT SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 6020 E. MICHIGAN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Jackson:
  • LUMEN CHRISTI CATHOLIC HIGH SC (Students: 586; Location: 3483 SPRING ARBOR RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • JACKSON CHRISTIAN HS (Students: 397; Location: 4200 LOWE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Jackson:
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL AT PARKSIDE (Students: 1,101; Location: 2400 4TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • R.W. KIDDER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 6700 RIVES JUNCTION ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FROST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 843; Location: 1226 S. WISNER STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHEAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 726; Location: 1024 FLEMING AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VANDERCOOK LAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 1000 E. GOLF AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • TOWNSEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 1005 FLOYD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 1143 N. BROWN STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FLORA LIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 6900 RIVES JUNCTION ROAD; Grades: PK - 01)
  • PARAGON CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 518; Location: 3750 MCCAIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 3757 LANSING AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Jackson:
  • QUEEN MIRACULOUS MEDAL SCH (Students: 457; Location: 811 SOUTH WISNER; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 405 E NORTH; Grades: KG - 6)
  • JACKSON CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 915 COOPER STREET; Grades: 7 - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 4900 MC CAIN ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JACKSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 801 HALSTEAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 116 EAST WESLEY ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 717 NORTH WATERLOO; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 47; Location: 500 GRISWOLD; Grades: KG - 11)
  • JACKSON SDA ELEM SCH (Students: 26; Location: 3600 COUNTY FARM ROAD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • HAPPY HEARTS CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 16; Location: 4100 CLINTON ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Jackson:
  • JACKSON DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,721,915; Location: 244 WEST MICHIGAN AVENUE; 409,402 books; 23,173 audio materials; 11,673 video materials; 359 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Mount Evergreen Cemetery (1).

Parks in Jackson include: Blackman Park (1), Rotary Playground (2), Greenwood Park (3), Loomis Park (4), Sharp Park (5), Leake Park (6), Exchange Club Playground (7), Best Park (8), Wellworth Park (9).


Jackson compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WIBM (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WKHM (970 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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