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Mount Jackson, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Jackson had a population of 2,059 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Jackson is located at latitude 38.7391 and longitude -78.6458 in Shenandoah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Jackson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Shenandoah County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Town of Mount Jackson (GNIS ID: 2391318) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Jackson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Jackson: Mount Pleasant.

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Mount Jackson, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,059
Daytime Population: Workers 1,359
Daytime Population: Residents 1,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 2,040
Population in Familes 1,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 758
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $39,751
Average Household Income $52,500
Per Capita Income $19,703


Total Housing Units 869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $175,794
Average Home Value $211,986


Total Households 755
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 542
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.61%
Households 0.26% 0.5%
Families 0.44% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Mount Jackson, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Jackson to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 266 55th
Population Density # 294 51st
Diversity Index # 223 63rd
Median Household Income # 445 25th
Per Capita Income # 519 13th

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