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Population (year 2000): 59,643. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,099 (+4.1% change)
Males: 27,822 (46.6%), Females: 31,821 (53.4%)

Madison County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $33,194 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,800 (year 2000)

Jackson, TN residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.2%)
  • Black (42.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (11.5%), Irish (7.3%), English (7.1%), German (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).Tennessee

Elevation: 401 feet

Land area: 49.5 square miles

Jackson,

For population 25 years and over in Jackson

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2.8% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,849 (+15.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (86.7 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (436.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Way, TN (10.1 miles Three TN (12.2 miles Medina, Medon, TN (12.5 miles) , TN (14.5 miles Humboldt, TN (15.3 miles Gadsden, TN (16.9 miles Gibson, TN (17.9 miles Henderson, TN (19.1 miles Bells,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 322 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1997: 416 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 470 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1999: 500 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 361 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2001: 352 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2002: 438 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2003: 449 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2004: 427 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 410 buildings, average cost: $129,700

Latitude: 35.63 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code: 731

Jackson, Tennessee business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.7%), Manufacturing (21.1%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +22,922 (+38.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,606 (82.3%)

Crime in Jackson by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 12 3 2 6
    per 100,000 10.1 20.1 5.0 3.4 10.1
Rapes 36 27 38 35 31
    per 100,000 60.4 45.3 63.7 58.7 52.0
Robberies 163 180 182 198 187
    per 100,000 273.3 301.8 305.1 332.0 313.5
Assaults 658 545 462 456 546
    per 100,000 1103.2 913.8 774.6 764.5 915.4
Burglaries 924 852 836 980 1,103
    per 100,000 1549.2 1428.5 1401.7 1643.1 1849.3
Thefts 2,472 2,694 2,788 2,964 3,377
    per 100,000 4144.7 4516.9 4674.5 4969.6 5662.0
Auto thefts 438 316 352 385 419
    per 100,000 734.4 529.8 590.2 645.5 702.5
669.8 634.6 609.3 644.8 720.1

Average climate in Jackson, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jackson,

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/17/1999, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Jackson city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category 4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 86 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Al Wilson - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 21, 1977), Artis Hicks - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Nov 28, 1978), Jabari Greer - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Feb 11, 1982), Thomas Harris, Trey Teague - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Dec 27, 1974), Reginald Delk - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Richard Delk - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Big Maybelle.

Main business address for: KIRKLANDS INC (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Jackson:
  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY GEN HOSPITAL (708 W FOREST)
  • METHODIST LEBONHEUR HEALTHCARE-JACKSON (367 HOSPITAL BLVD)
  • PATHWAYS OF TENNESSEE, INC (238 SUMMAR DR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jackson:
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 7 miles; JACKSON, TN; ID: MKL)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 75 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 90 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jackson:
  • HUMBOLDT MUNI (about 12 miles; HUMBOLDT, TN; ID: M53)
  • GIBSON COUNTY (about 20 miles; TRENTON, TN; ID: TGC)
  • THORNTON (about 27 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TN; ID: 47M)

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
Health 2 $4,623 $27,738 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 18 $48,498 $32,332 0 $0
Sewerage 78 $298,602 $45,938 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 80 $221,672 $33,250 57 $42,425
Water Supply 58 $226,315 $46,823 7 $10,652
Electric Power 104 $437,087 $50,433 31 $41,581
Gas Supply 51 $206,212 $48,520 5 $8,871
Other and Unallocable 13 $34,483 $31,830 3 $2,148
Transit 33 $100,206 $36,438 3 $4,029
Financial Administration 20 $62,581 $37,548 1 $1,855
Other Government Administration 35 $121,090 $41,516 2 $2,763
Judicial and Legal 11 $40,277 $43,938 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 181 $647,825 $42,949 0 $0
Police - Other 51 $130,761 $30,767 1 $875
Firefighters 171 $546,165 $38,327 0 $0
Fire - Other 16 $54,495 $40,871 0 $0
Streets and Highways 60 $161,735 $32,347 0 $0
Totals for Government 982 $3,342,627 $40,846 110 $115,199
Colleges/Universities in Jackson:
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,534; Location: 2046 NORTH PKY; Public; Website: www.jscc.cc.tn.us)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 2,144; Location: 1050 UNION UNIVERSITY DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 923; Location: 705 LAMBUTH BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lambuth.edu)
  • LANE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 702; Location: 545 LANE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lanecollege.edu)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT JACKSON (FT enrollment: 469; Location: 2468 TECHNOLOGY CTR DR; Public; Website: www.jackson.tec.tn.us)
  • WEST TENNESSEE BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 216; Location: 1186 HWY 45 BYPASS; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wtbc.com)
  • MCCOLLUM & ROSS-THE HAIR SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 1433 HOLLYWOOD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jackson:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 45 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,628)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 79 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 85 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 85 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 85 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 2,019)
Public high schools in Jackson:
  • JACKSON CENTRAL MERRY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,026; Location: 179 ALLEN AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 3066 N HIGHLAND; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 84 HARTS BRIDGE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LIBERTY TECHNOLOGY MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 3470 RIDGECREST ROAD EXTENDED; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MADISON ACADEMIC MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 200 ALLEN AV; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST JACKSON LEARNING CENTER (Students: 32; Location: 227 MCCOWAT ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Jackson:
  • JACKSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 821; Location: 832 COUNTRY CLUB LANE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 469; Location: 130 OLD DENMARK ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NORTHSIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 2844 OLD MEDINA ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Jackson:
  • THELMA BARKER ELEMENTARY (Students: 764; Location: 1470 ASHPORT RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTHEAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 2665 CHRISTMASVILLE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ANDREW JACKSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 211 OLD HICKORY BL; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • I B TIGRETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 636; Location: 716 WESTWOOD AV; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 2480 ASHPORT RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • POPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 1071 OLD HUMBOLDT RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTH PARKWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 1341 N PW; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: 666 E LEXINGTON AV; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ARLINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 701 ARLINGTON AV; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MALESUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 610 BOLIVAR HW; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Jackson:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: 1665 HWY 45 BY PASS; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WEST TN CEREBRAL PALSY CENTER (Students: 23; Location: 34 GARLAND DRIVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • HELICON-W TN CHILDREN HOME/BOY (Students: 9; Location: 1312 CAMPELL STREET; Grades: 6 - 11; Boys only)
Library in Jackson:
  • JACKSON-MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $893,867; Location: 433 EAST LAFAYETTE STREET; 120,431 books; 6,949 audio materials; 1,237 video materials; 274 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Jackson: Iselin Station (A), Jackson Country Club (B), West Tennessee Fairgrounds (C), Madison West Industrial Park (D), Madison South Shopping Plaza (E), Madison County Industrial Park (F), Union Station (G), Bonwood Industrial Park (H), Lovelace Hall (I), Warren F Jones Hall (J), Hamilton Performing Arts Center (K), Jackson City Hall (L), Jackson Civic Center (M), Jackson-Madison County Library (N), Carney-Johnston Hall (O), E W Sprague Hall (P), Casey Jones Museum (Q), Madison County Courthouse (R), Luther L Gobbel Library (S), Varnell-Jones Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Old Hickory Mall Shopping Center (1), Jackson Plaza Shopping Center (2), Bemis Square Shopping Center (3), Simpson Shopping Center (4), Lynnwood Place Shopping Center (5), Oak Hill Shopping Center (6), Hollywood Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Jackson include: South Royal Baptist Mission (A), Central Church of Christ (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God (D), Sand Hill Church (E), Liberty Street Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Saint Marys Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rushing Cemetery (1), Bemis Cemetery (2), Riveside Cemetery (3), Mount Olivet Cemetery (4), Ridgecrest Cemetery (5), Elmwood Cemetery (6), Mount Calvary Cemetery (7).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Anderson Branch (A), Bond Creek (B), Jones Creek (C), Johnson Creek (D), Meridian Creek (E), Sandy Creek (F).

Parks in Jackson include: Northwood Avenue Historic District (1), East Main Street Historic District (2), Highland Park (3), Cypress Grove Park (4), Muse Park (5), Rothrock Field (6), Kate Campbell Anderson Memorial Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Jackson compared to Tennessee state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WJAK (1460 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: JAMES E. WOLFE, JR.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WNWS-FM (101.5 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: RADIOCORP OF JACKSON, INC.)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WAMP (88.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W232AE (94.3 FM; JACKSON, ETC., TN; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZDQ (102.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WIGH (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFKX (95.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WHHM-FM (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: THOMAS RADIO, LLC)
  • WFHC (91.5 FM; HENDERSON, TN; Owner: FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLSZ (105.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, TN; Owner: BOYD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WOJG (94.7 FM; BOLIVAR, TN; Owner: JOHNNY W. SHAW & OPAL J. SHAW)
TV broadcast stations around Jackson:
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CG (Channel 46; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJT (Channel 11; LEXINGTON, TN; Owner: WEST TENNESSEE PUBLIC TV COUNCIL, INC)

 

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