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Jackson is a city in Clarke County.

The community was named after Andrew Jackson, military hero and president

The latitude of Jackson is 31.508N. The longitude is -87.894W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 236 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,271.


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Median household income
Local
$34,806
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jackson demographic reports
Jackson is in the Tombigbee River valley
Former and merged names include:
· Pine Level
· Republicville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.8 per 1,000 people.
Ranked among the top 10 small towns, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Nov. 3, 2007
  • Spring Jubilee - March 17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jackson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Kimbell House
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jackson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clarke County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36545 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jackson was $17,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $217.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in Jackson include White Smith Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Clarke 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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jackson include Best Western Suites, Econo Lodge Jackson.

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