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Jackson, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Jackson had a population of 7,276 as of July 1, 2017. Jackson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jackson is located at latitude 43.3296 and longitude -88.1686 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The Village of Jackson (GNIS ID: 1583443) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jackson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Jackson, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,276
Daytime Population: Workers 2,404
Daytime Population: Residents 3,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,708
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 7,267
Population in Familes 6,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 2,405
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $70,555
Average Household Income $81,817
Per Capita Income $33,498


Total Housing Units 3,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,443 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 695 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $241,024
Average Home Value $266,005


Total Households 3,137
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,181
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.03% 0.93%
Households 1.23% 1.02%
Families 2.17% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Jackson, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 120 85th
Population Density # 35 96th
Diversity Index # 462 40th
Median Household Income # 101 87th
Per Capita Income # 124 84th

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