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Jacksonport is a town in Jackson County.

The community was named for President Andrew Jackson

The latitude of Jacksonport is 35.641N. The longitude is -91.309W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 226 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 221.


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Median household income
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$26,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jacksonport demographic reports
Jacksonport is near the confluence of the White and Black rivers
Thriving river port in the 1800s. The town was occupied by both Confederate and Union forces during the Civil War

The community waned when it was bypassed by the railroad in the 1880s and when the county seat was moved to Newport in 1891

Nearby parks & recreation: Jacksonport State Park
Historic sites and museums: Jacksonport Courthouse Museum

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16% of Jacksonport residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jacksonport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jacksonport was $14,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Jacksonport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jacksonport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $475.


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Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jacksonport political report.

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The average commute time for Jacksonport workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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