Jackson SnackAbility

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

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Jackson, Mississippi Info Snack

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the primary seat of Hinds County, equally sharing its county power with Raymond, Mississippi. The City of Jackson also owns more than 3,000 acres (1,200 ha) comprising Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport in Rankin County. Jackson is on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, and it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. The city is named after General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later served as U.S. president.
Population
172,039
Unemployment
12.8%
Poverty
30.7%
Median Home
$89,500
Median Income
$32,866
Median Rent
$767

1 Reviews & Comments About Jackson

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

07/14/2018

horrible streets and roads, crime, businesses leaving the city or states, going out of business, losing airlines, low business environment, bad schools and less good doctors.

The horrible streets and roads the bad; which aren't being repaired due to lack of funds in the budget.

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Rankings for Jackson in Mississippi

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Map Of Jackson, MS

Population over time in Jackson

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Jackson Per 100k

Crime Jackson MS USA
Violent Crime 853.2 280.5 386.3
Murder 34.1 8.0 5.3
Robbery 400.4 80.2 102.8
Aggravated Assault 355.7 149.6 248.5
Property Crime 4635.7 2768.1 2450.7
Burglary 1145.4 781.4 468.9
Larceny 2977.6 1842.1 1745.0
Car Theft 512.7 144.7 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Jackson

White
16.7% (28,741)
African American
80.8% (139,078)
American Indian
0.1% (144)
Asian
0.4% (642)
Hawaiian
0.0% (83)
Other
0.0% (17)
Two Or More
0.6% (1,058)
Hispanic
1.3% (2,276)
Race Jackson MS USA
White 16.7% 57.2% 60.6%
African American 80.8% 37.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 1.3% 2.9% 17.3%

Household Income For Jackson, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
15.1% (25,977)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (14,451)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (27,182)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (22,709)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (24,085)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (25,805)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.8% (13,419)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.2% (10,666)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (3,268)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (4,128)
Income Jackson MS USA
Less than $10,000 15.1% 11.1% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 7.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 13.7% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 11.8% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 14.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 16.9% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.8% 10.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.2% 9.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 2.7% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 2.3% 5.7%

Gender in Jackson

Female
53.8% (92,620)
Male
46.2% (79,418)
Gender Jackson MS USA
Female 53.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jackson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.3% (7,459)
9-12th Grade
11.1% (19,049)
High School / GED
25.4% (43,643)
Some College
25.0% (43,008)
Associate's Degree
7.4% (12,674)
Bachelor's Degree
15.4% (26,577)
Master's Degree
7.2% (12,418)
Professional Degree
2.7% (4,593)
Doctorate Degree
1.5% (2,613)
Education Jackson MS USA
< 9th Grade 4.3% 5.8% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 11.1% 11.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 25.4% 30.4% 27.5%
Some College 25.0% 22.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.4% 8.7% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 15.4% 13.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 7.2% 5.7% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.5% 0.9% 1.3%

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