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If you’re looking for a charming, small town with plenty of historic homes, Jackson, Georgia is the perfect place for you. This quaint community is full of friendly people and is just a short drive from Atlanta. Whether you’re looking to relax or explore, Jackson has something for everyone. Come see why this town is one of Georgia’s hidden gems.
 
In downtown Jackson, Georgia they are known for their historic homes, big city amenities, and have that southern charm known in Georgia all around. In Jackson Square, there are coffee houses, brunch, and family owned restaurants. The downtown square is a cute browsing place for one to enjoy the scenery of the quaint town. Some family owned restaurants in downtown Jackson are Buckner’s Family Restaurant (1168 Bucksnort Road, Jackson, GA 30233).  Buckners is known for their famous fried chicken and has a different daily menu Thursday through Sunday. A second restaurant that is family owned and popular in Jackson, is Jimmy’s Steak and Seafood (237 S Mulberry St, Jackson, GA 30233). Jimmy’s  serves everything from steak, pasta, seafood, to good ‘ol southern comfort food.
 
For the outdoor enthusiast,  there are various hiking trails all around Jackson,  Lake Jackson, and  the Creeks Recreational Trail system which has mountain biking trails, tours, and cycling.
 
Along with food and outdoor activities,  Jackson is known to many historic buildings, artifacts, and museums. Some historic markers in Jackson are The Governor’s mansion, Jackson House, and more. Jackson, Georgia is a great place to visit and call home, always offering the best southern hospitality and of course, sweet tea!
 
 

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Overview for Jackson, GA

12,727 people live in Jackson, where the median age is 33.4 and the average individual income is $35,700. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,727

Total Population

33.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$35,700

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Jackson, GA

Jackson has 3,988 households, with an average household size of 3.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Jackson do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,727 people call Jackson home. The population density is 564.86 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,727

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

33.4

Median Age

53.31 / 46.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,988

Total Households

3.19

Average Household Size

$35,700

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Jackson, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Jackson. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Jefferson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Jefferson Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Jackson County Comprehensive High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Jefferson Academy
PUBLIC
3rd - 5th
5/5

Around Jackson, GA

There's plenty to do around Jackson, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
19
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Jersey Mike's Subs, Swirlee's Frozen Yogurt, and Diesel Donuts & Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.82 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.09 miles 12 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.13 miles 32 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.88 miles 78 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 1.93 miles 6 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 3.72 miles 18 reviews 4.5/5 stars

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