Jackson County, TN Demographics

The total population of Jackson County is estimated to be 11,730 with 5,944 males (50.67%) and 5,786 females (49.33%). There are 158 less females than males in Jackson County.
The median household income in Jackson County was $45,279 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 4,622(11.37%) from $40,657 in 2020. This income is 60.69% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Jackson County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $65,048. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jackson County stands at $45,279.
In Jackson County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $26,172 for males and $21,120 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,324 for males and $38,638 for females.
In Jackson County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, Two or More Races households report a median household income of $50,115, while White households have a median household income of $43,236.
In 2022, the population of Jackson County was 11,989, a 1.80% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jackson County's population was 11,777, an increase of 1.23% compared to a population of 11,634 in 2020.
The median age in Jackson County, TN is 48.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.62% were under the age of 15, 15.94% aged 15 to 29, 47.11% aged 30 to 64, 20.88% aged 65 to 84, and 1.45% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jackson County population: 94.37% are White, 0.46% are Black or African American, 0.14% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.57% are some other race and 3.47% are multiracial.