Jackson, WY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 8,647. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,038 (+4.5% change)
Males: 4,671 (54.0%), Females: 3,976 (46.0%)

Teton County

Zip codes: 83001.

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $47,757 (year 2000)
Median house value: $260,600 (year 2000)

Races in Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.8%)
  • Other race (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (15.9%), English (15.0%), United States (5.8%), Scottish (5.0%), Italian (4.4%).

Elevation: 6234 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Map of Jackson, WY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jackson

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson town

  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

9.8% Foreign born (8.5% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,477 (+67.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jackson:

  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL (625 E BROADWAY, PO BOX 428)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Jackson:

  • TETON VALLEY HOSPITAL AND SURGICENTER (about 30 miles; DRIGGS, ID)
  • EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 40 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • STAR VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 56 miles; AFTON, WY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jackson:

  • JACKSON HOLE (about 9 miles; JACKSON, WY; ID: JAC)
  • YELLOWSTONE (about 87 miles; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; ID: WYS)
  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 90 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; ID: IDA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Jackson:

  • ALPINE (about 28 miles; ALPINE, WY; ID: 46U)
  • DRIGGS-REED MEML (about 29 miles; DRIGGS, ID; ID: U59)
  • AFTON MUNI (about 55 miles; AFTON, WY; ID: AFO)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jackson:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 68 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 122 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 149 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 149 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 177 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 201 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 209 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)

Schools

Public high schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON HOLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 1910 W. HIGH SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTERN WYOMING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 220 S. GLENWOOD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON HOLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 533; Location: 1230 SOUTH PARK ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 356; Location: 155 NORTH JEAN; Grades: KG – 02)
  • COLTER ELEMENTARY (Students: 348; Location: 1830 HIGH SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 03 – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON HOLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 1450 S PARK LOOP RD POB 4165; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MONTESSORI COOPERATIVE PRESCHO (Students: 15; Location: PO BOX 2248; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Jackson:

  • TETON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,829,181; Location: 125 VIRGINIAN LANE; 73,102 books; 6,266 audio materials; 3,269 video materials; 275 serial subscriptions)