In 2017, Jackson County, NC had a population of 41.7k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $45,078. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson County, NC grew from 41,227 to 41,725, a 1.21% increase and its median household income grew from $40,278 to $45,078, a 11.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.91%), White (Hispanic) (2.57%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.32%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%). N/A% of the people in Jackson County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Jackson County, NC is $177,200, and the homeownership rate is 65.1%. Most people in Jackson County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, NC is 2 cars per household.