Jackson County, KY

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2020 Population
13,368
0.00748% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.9
3.08% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
31%
3.14% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$31,515
1.94% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$83,100
4.7% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Jackson County, KY had a population of 13.4k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $31,515. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jackson County, KY declined from 13,369 to 13,368, a −0.00748% decrease and its median household income declined from $32,138 to $31,515, a −1.94% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.254%), White (Hispanic) (0.142%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.0673%).

None of the households in Jackson County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Jackson County, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Jackson County, KY was $83,100, and the homeownership rate was 77.5%.

Most people in Jackson County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Jackson County, KY is home to a population of 13.4k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0% of Jackson County, KY residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2020, there were 58.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.1k people) in Jackson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 224 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 34 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Jackson County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson County, KY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 19
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    224 ± 54.4
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    34 ± 41
0.209%
Hispanic Population
28 people

In 2020, there were 58.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.1k people) in Jackson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 224 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 34 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.209% of the people in Jackson County, KY are hispanic (28 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jackson County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    216 ± 114
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    101 ± 107
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    83 ± 78

Jackson County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Jackson County, KY employs 4.03k people. The largest industries in Jackson County, KY are Manufacturing (822 people), Construction (476 people), and Educational Services (435 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,221), Educational Services ($43,239), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,469).

Occupations

4.03k
2020 Value
± 544
−4.57%
1 Year decline
± 19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jackson County, KY declined at a rate of −4.57%, from 4.23k employees to 4.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson County, KY, are Production Occupations (616 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (591 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (441 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.03k
2020 Value
± 544
−4.57%
1 Year decline
± 19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jackson County, KY declined at a rate of −4.57%, from 4.23k employees to 4.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson County, KY, are Manufacturing (822 people), Construction (476 people), and Educational Services (435 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Jackson County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,711
Median earning men ± $2,558
$22,389
Median earning women ± $4,032

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,490), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,694), and Construction ($40,327).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,293), Manufacturing ($31,143), and Public Administration ($26,596).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 49
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 31
    Manufacturing
  3. 27
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jackson County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 89.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (9.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.54%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Jackson County, KY was $83,100 in 2020, which is 0.362 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $87,200 to $83,100, a 4.7% decrease. The homeownership rate in Jackson County, KY is 77.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Jackson County, KY have an average commute time of 35.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jackson County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$83,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,872
$4,198
Median Property Taxes
±$483

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.5%
Homeownership
2020
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.5% of the housing units in Jackson County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9602
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jackson County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$31,515
Median Household Income
± $5,264
5.42k
Number of Households
± 629

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.42k households in Jackson County, KY declined from $31,515 from the previous year's value of $32,138.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jackson County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.03%)

In 2020, 77.4% of workers in Jackson County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (5.03%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

35.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson County, KY have a longer commute time (35.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.46% of the workforce in Jackson County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jackson County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson County, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson County, KY (4.1k out of 13.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson County, KY is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.8% of the population of Jackson County, KY has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 37.5% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 7.98% on non-group plans, and 0.309% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, KY see 4481 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0893% increase from the previous year (4477 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2666 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,481 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jackson County, KY

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, KY see an average of 4,481 patients per year. This represents a 0.0893% increase from the previous year (4,477 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jackson County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.17%
Uninsured
35.6%
Employer Coverage
37.5%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
7.98%
Non-Group
0.309%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson County, KY declined by 9.66% from 4.61% to 4.17%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Jackson County, KY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.4% in Jackson County, KY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.34% in Jackson County, KY.

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