Economy

Jackson County Labor Force
  • 77,800 total individuals
  • 71,600 employed, 6,200 unemployed
Source: Office of Labor, February 2007

Largest Community Employers
Employer
Number of Employees
Allegiance Health System 3,146
Consumers Energy 2,000
Eaton Corporation 598
Jackson Community College
650
Jackson Public Schools 782
Local Government
870
Michigan Automotive Compressor
850
Michigan Department of Corrections
2,345
Meijer, Inc.
755
Walmart and Sam's Club
568
Source: Enterprise Group of Jackson

Income
  • Median family income: $39,072
  • Median household income: $31,294