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Mount Jackson is a town in Shenandoah County.

The community was named for President Andrew Jackson.

The latitude of Mount Jackson is 38.745N. The longitude is -78.642W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 909 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,720.


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Median household income
Local
$32,471
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Jackson demographic reports
Mount Jackson is in the Shenandoah Valley.
Former and merged names include:
· Mount Pleasant
The community changed its name to honor Andrew Jackson in 1826, two years before he was elected president. Jackson was a frequent visitor on his way from Washington to his home in Tennessee.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Days - May 12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Jackson web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Mount Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Jackson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Jackson was $15,004, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Mount Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.


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Libraries in Mount Jackson include Mount Jackson Community Library ... View libraries

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Shenandoah County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Jackson political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Jackson workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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