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Jackson is a town in Teton County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Jackson Hole.

The latitude of Jackson is 43.48N. The longitude is -110.761W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,237 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,825.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$47,757
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jackson demographic reports
Jackson is in the Snake River Valley.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 6 on 50 Best Places to Live list by Men's Journal magazine, 2002
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Teton County Fair - July 21-29, 2007
  • Jackson Hole Scottish Festival - Aug. 17-18, 2007
  • Jackson Hole Film Festival - June 7-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jackson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum, National Museum of Wildlife Art
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jackson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Teton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83001 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jackson was $25,004, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

37% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $642.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,316.


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Libraries

Libraries in Jackson include Teton County Library System ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Jackson include Jackson Hole News & Guide

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Jackson workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Jackson include Days Inn-Jackson Hole, Trapper Inn, Wort Hotel.

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Jackson, WY

Pros: Pretty!!! Good cafe's...

Cons: Poor customer service...

This is a good place to Shop, eat, walk, hike, raft, ski, snowmobile, drive Yellowstone & Teton national parks.

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