Jackson County is located in southwestern Minnesota. The County Seat is Jackson and the largest city is Jackson. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.jackson.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,269 and the 2010 census population was 10,266. The land area is 702.98 square miles and there are 14.6 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 3.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 91.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,700, there are 4,469 households, an average of 2.25 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,361, the median household income is $51,681, and 11.7% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 805. Retail sales (in $1000) were $80,280, and sales per capita were $7,346. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.5%.
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