Basic information about the Jackson Parish
The Jackson Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 581 square miles, with 12 square miles being water areas. There are 16.274 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Jackson Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (68.11%), followed by Black or African American (29.82%) and Two or More races (1.19%). There are 6.261 households in the county, while 69,77% of them are family households and 30,23% represent non family households. There are 7 cities and towns in Jackson Parish. The most populated city is Jonesboro town and the smallest town or village is Eros town.