Living in Jackson, MS

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Jackson, Mississippi Info Snack

Population
166,383
Unemployment
11.3%
Poverty
25.4%
Median Home
$90,700
Median Income
$38,888
Median Rent
$847

Jackson SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Jackson, MS Cost Of Living

83
Jackson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Jackson Mississippi National Average
Overall 83 84 100
Services 95 94 100
Groceries 89 94 100
Health 89 91 100
Housing 58 63 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 104 95 100

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Rankings for Jackson in Mississippi

Map Of Jackson, MS

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Population over time in Jackson

Year Population % Change
2019 166,383 -1.5%
2018 168,862 -0.9%
2017 170,393 -1.0%
2016 172,039 -0.7%
2015 173,212 -0.2%
2014 173,631 -0.2%
2013 173,997 -0.2%
2012 174,382 -0.2%
2011 174,774 -0.4%
2010 175,489 -

Race / Ethnicity in Jackson

White
15.6% (26,001)
African American
82.0% (136,389)
American Indian
0.1% (164)
Asian
0.3% (528)
Hawaiian
0.0% (74)
Other
0.0% (78)
Two Or More
0.5% (822)
Hispanic
1.4% (2,327)
Race Jackson MS USA
White 15.6% 56.6% 60.7%
African American 82.0% 37.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 1.0% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.4% 3.1% 18.0%

Gender in Jackson

Female
53.9% (89,741)
Male
46.1% (76,642)
Gender Jackson MS USA
Female 53.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jackson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (4,991)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (16,638)
High School / GED
26.0% (43,259)
Some College
25.0% (41,595)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (13,310)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (26,621)
Master's Degree
8.0% (13,310)
Professional Degree
3.0% (4,991)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,663)
Education Jackson MS USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 14.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Jackson, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
10.4% (1,729,249)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (1,168,013)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (2,570,165)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.1% (2,019,377)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (2,658,570)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (2,813,680)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (1,473,143)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (1,371,612)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (408,268)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (426,217)
Income Jackson MS USA
Less than $10,000 10.4% 9.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 6.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 12.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.1% 11.1% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 16.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 10.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 3.0% 7.7%

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