Jackson County, NC has a population of 41,227 people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $40,278. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Jackson County, NC grew from 40,812 to 41,227, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $38,015 to $40,278, a 5.95% increase.
The population of Jackson County, NC is 81% White, 7.94% Native, and 5.38% Hispanic. 6.21% of the people in Jackson County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, NC are Western Carolina University, with 2,639 graduates, Southwestern Community College, with 641 graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Jackson County, NC is $172,800, and the homeownership rate is 65.1%. Most people in Jackson County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, NC is 2 cars per household.
Jackson County, NC is the 61st most populated county in North Carolina and borders Rabun County, GA; Haywood County, NC; Macon County, NC; Swain County, NC; Transylvania County, NC; and Oconee County, SC& 1 more.