Jackson County

Jackson County, Indiana brings natural beauty, small town communities, and an energetic workforce together into an environment filled with purpose and adventure! .

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Career Pathways in Jackson County

Industrial Maintenance

Diagnose and fix minor mechanical issues before they become major problems.
Median Salary:$51,630
Desired Skillsmechanical skills, desire to learn, manual dexterity


Create plans to meet customer demand for popular products.
Median Salary:$46,634
Desired Skillsphysically fit, love of technology, technically accurate

Registered Nurse

Assess and assist with diagnosing patients.
Median Salary:$72,000
Desired Skillsproblem-solving skills, self-discipline, physically fit

The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

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With a large collection of outdoor recreation areas and family friendly activities, visitors can find a range of activities by visiting the Jackson County Visitor Center.
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Real estate prices in Jackson County, Indiana are very affordable with a pleasant mixture of historic homes, modern subdivisions and new housing additions that are conveniently located and well designed — Jackson County, Indiana has something for every individual taste.

arts & entertainment

The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts, (SICA), made possible through the generosity of local singer, songwriter and artist, John Mellencamp, provides services for area artists, and opportunities for instruction and appreciation. SICA also offers exhibits, wine and canvas classes, a Summer Concert Series, museum, and more.

schools & education

Jackson County, Indiana offers an outstanding educational system, and is proud of its high graduation rate and diverse educational options. The educational goals within both the private and parochial schools within the area are focused on connecting children, teachers and the community to form a united alliance in the quest for excellence.

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