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Jackson is a city in Jackson County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Henry Jackson, postmaster and legislator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Jackson. For links to other places called Jackson, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Jackson is 43.620N. The longitude is -94.988W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,316 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,464.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,452
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:
· Springfield
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Jackson County Fair - Aug. 1-5, 2007
  • Fort Belmont Rendezvous Days - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jackson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Fort Belmont
Colleges and universities: Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above 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 Jackson 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 56143 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% 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 $18,444, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Jackson festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $642.


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Libraries in Jackson include Jackson County Library (Central) ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Jackson include Jackson County Pilot

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Politics

Jackson 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 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Jackson include Econo Lodge Jackson, Super 8.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MN communities named Jackson:
  �Scott County township

MN communities formerly known as Jackson:
  �New Market, Scott County

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