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Jackson, WY
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Jackson is a somewhat small town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 10,849 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jackson is the ninth largest community in Wyoming.

Jackson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wyoming, but Jackson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Of important note, Jackson is also a town of artists. Jackson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Jackson’s character.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.66% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

For a small town, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Jackson. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Jackson.

One of the benefits of Jackson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.43 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Despite being a small town, Jackson has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Jackson is a pretty powerful place. 54.76% of the adults in Jackson have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Jackson in 2018 was $47,848, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,392 for a family of four. However, Jackson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jackson is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jackson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jackson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Jackson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jackson include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Jackson's cultural character, accounting for 16.94% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Jackson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.


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