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Jackson is a city in Breathitt County.
Jackson is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for President Andrew Jackson.
The latitude of Jackson is 37.553N. The longitude is -83.383W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,407.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jackson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Breathitt 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 41339 ZIP code.
10% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $13,532, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% 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 $260. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $784.
Libraries in Jackson include Breathitt County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jackson include KY Mountain News
Breathitt County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson political report.
The average commute time for Jackson workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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