Jackson County is located in south-central Indiana. The County Seat is Brownstown and the largest city is Seymour. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jacksoncounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 43,705 and the 2010 census population was 42,380. The land area is 509.31 square miles and there are 83.2 persons per square mile.
96% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 6.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 86.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $117,100, there are 16,713 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,568, the median household income is $46,501, and 13% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,274. Retail sales (in $1000) were $529,531, and sales per capita were $12,572. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.9%.
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