In 2020, Jackson County, NC had a population of 43.4k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $46,820. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jackson County, NC grew from 42,938 to 43,435, a 1.16% increase and its median household income declined from $47,252 to $46,820, a −0.914% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), Other (Hispanic) (2.66%), and White (Hispanic) (2.39%).
None of the households in Jackson County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.4% of the residents in Jackson County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Jackson County, NC was $206,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.7%.
Most people in Jackson County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, NC was 2 cars per household.