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Jackson County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 33,121
  • Males: 16,134
  • Females: 16,987

Ethnicity:

  • White: 28,233
  • Black/African American: 517
  • Hispanic: 433
  • Native American/Eskimo: 3,060
  • Asian: 285
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 15
  • Other: 37
  • 2 or more: 541

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (29,690)
  2. Spanish (660)
  3. Cherokee (480)
  4. German (115)
  5. French (100)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 575

  1. Mexico (94)
  2. Germany (62)
  3. Laos (50)
  4. Canada (47)
  5. Vietnam (28)
  6. India (27)
  7. France (25)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (9,653)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,211)
  3. Catholic Church (723)
  4. Episcopal Church (495)
  5. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (394)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 12,689
    • Sensory: 1,508
    • Physical: 3,370
    • Mental: 1,800
    • Self-care: 1,065
    • Go outside home: 2,177
    • Employment: 2,638

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 292

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 13,191
    • Utility gas: 150
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,118
    • Electricity: 5,846
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,882
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 1,132
    • Solar Energy: 13
    • Other fuel: 28
    • No fuel used: 22

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 24,884
    • No vehicle: 1,800
    • 1 or more vehicle: 23,084

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 161
    • No High School: 1,644
    • Some High School: 2,624
    • High School: 5,361
    • Some College: 4,302
    • Associate's Degree: 1,463
    • College Degree: 2,902
    • Master's Degree: 1,465
    • Professional Degree: 391
    • Doctoral Degree: 568

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 13,191
    • Owners with phone: 9,223
    • Owners without phone: 338
    • Renters with phone: 3,472
    • Renters without phone: 158

    10 closest counties:

    1. Macon County, North Carolina
    2. Swain County, North Carolina
    3. Haywood County, North Carolina
    4. Transylvania County, North Carolina
    5. Rabun County, Georgia
    6. Graham County, North Carolina
    7. Cocke County, Tennessee
    8. Oconee County, South Carolina
    9. Sevier County, Tennessee
    10. Clay County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28707, 28717, 28723, 28725, 28736, 28774, 28779, 28783, 28788, 28789

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWCU (90.5 FM) CULLOWHEE, NC
    • WRGC (680 AM) SYLVA, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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