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Jackson is a city in Amador County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Col. Alden Jackson, a local resident

The latitude of Jackson is 38.348N. The longitude is -120.773W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,217 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,102.


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Median household income
Local
$35,944
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jackson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bottileas
Born during the gold rush; mines operated until World War II
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 9.4 per 1,000 people.
Jackson received national attention for 1922 fire which killed 22 miners
Historic sites and museums: Amador County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jackson was $21,399, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,093.


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Libraries in Jackson include Amador County Library ... View libraries

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Amador County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson political report.

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The average commute time for Jackson workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jackson include Best Western, Holiday Inn Express Hotel.

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