The total acreage in the town is 42,532.96 acres of which 32,177.45 or 76% are controlled by the United States Forest Service and are part of the White Mountain National Forest.
The town itself owns 577.78 acres. Residential land comprises 3627.74 acres, while commercial land comprises 294.14 acres. Overall, 6,433.63 acres are in current use representing 180 parcels and 75 owners.
Source: NH DRA 2001 Summary Inventory of Valuation
2010 US Census Information
In 1970, there were 404 residents rising to 642 in 1980 and to only 678 in 1990 before rising to 840 in 2000. In other words, Jackson's population jumped almost 60% from 1970 to 1980, but remained almost unchanged in 1990 while rising almost 25% in 2000 but falling in 2010.
In 2002, there were 703 voters on the checklist and 1525 +/- tax bills were sent out.
Jackson's median age is about 46 compared to New Hampshire's median of about 37 and the U.S. median of about 35.
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