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Jackson is in East Feliciana Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.
The community was named for President Andrew Jackson
The latitude of Jackson is 30.837N. The longitude is -91.217W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 151 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,896.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jackson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the East Feliciana Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baton Rouge area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70748 ZIP code.
4% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $12,039, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $671.
Libraries in Jackson include Jackson Branch ... View libraries
East Feliciana Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson political report.
The average commute time for Jackson workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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