The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Jackson For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Jackson are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Jackson.
Safest Neighborhoods In Jackson
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Jackson are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Jackson. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Jackson neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Jackson in 2020? That would be Sheffield. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Jackson.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Jackson neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Jackson that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Jackson.

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How We Determined The Safest Jackson Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Jackson.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 100 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Jackson.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Sheffield.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Jackson. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Jackson For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 656
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Sheffield: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sheffield comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 383
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Northeast: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Northeast comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 367
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Heatherton: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Heatherton comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,100
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Rolling Wood Beautiful: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Rolling Wood Beautiful comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,409
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Heatherwood: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Heatherwood comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 603
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Northpointe Estate: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Northpointe Estate comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 395
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on The Northwood: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in The Northwood comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 498
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on North Pointe: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in North Pointe comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 751
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on Sherwood-Audubon Area: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sherwood-Audubon Area comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 813
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 283
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,769
More on The Villages Of Northpointe: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in The Villages Of Northpointe comes in at 283 and the property crime per capita is 1,769 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Jackson

Looking at the data, you can tell that Sheffield is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Mississippi residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Jackson For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Sheffield 2,053
2 Northeast 2,053
3 Heatherton 2,053
4 Rolling Wood Beautiful 2,053
5 Heatherwood 2,053
6 Northpointe Estate 2,053
7 The Northwood 2,053
8 North Pointe 2,053
9 Sherwood-Audubon Area 2,053
10 The Villages Of Northpointe 2,053
11 East Brooke 2,053
12 Fondren North 2,429
13 Englewood 2,194
14 Imberlain Park 2,780
15 Colonial Homeowners 2,780
16 Fonderen-Cherokee Heights 2,810
17 Bellevue Oaks 2,978
18 Greater Belhaven 3,188
19 Brairwood Heights 3,609
20 Lakewood Drive 2,717
21 Woodhaven 3,631
22 Mccluer Road 4,011
23 Northlake 4,057
24 Wildwood North 4,057
25 Jakson Country Club 4,079
26 Rolling Hills 4,079
27 Norwood 3 And 4 4,089
28 Norwood South 4,089
29 Willow Wood 4,949
30 Broadmoor 5,027
31 Sugaloch 5,099
32 Georgetown Community 4,430
33 Hibernia Hill 5,194
34 Northwest Hills Terrace 5,654
35 Queens-Magnolia Terrace 3,279
36 Bayridge 5,745
37 North Colony 5,753
38 Wispering Pines 5,822
39 Ashley Acres 6,002
40 Berwood Drive-Azalea Circle 6,111
41 High School Park 6,148
42 Citizens Southwest 6,389
43 Bel Air 6,228
44 Northbrook 6,228
45 Skyline Dr 4,662
46 Maddoxroad 4,682
47 Sunkist 6,273
48 Presidential Hills 4,733
49 Beautiful View Block 6,360
50 Hanging Moss East 6,559
51 Appleridge 6,610
52 Magnolia Terrace 6,634
53 North Park And Ridgecrest 6,689
54 Leavell Woods 6,779
55 Raines Community 6,780
56 Country Club 6,780
57 Nantucket Drive Block 6,780
58 State Capitol 6,896
59 Matthew East 6,909
60 Wingfield 6,909
61 Jayne Avenue 6,921
62 Mid City 6,964
63 Cheswood Park 7,020
64 Virden 7,943
65 University Park 7,149
66 Arbor Vista 7,160
67 West Central Jackson 8,448
68 Alta Woods 7,206
69 Lynch Street 7,272
70 Grand Avenue 7,280
71 Enochs Street-Hyde Park 7,348
72 College Addition 7,337
73 Pine Hills 7,391
74 Friends Of West Jackson 7,407
75 Country Club Place 7,426
76 Northfield 7,514
77 Westhaven 7,542
78 Delhaven 7,602
79 Mid City Business Association 8,006
80 Larchmont 7,625
81 Old Dixon 7,625
82 West Jackson 7,690
83 Savannah Street 7,713
84 Saint Paul 7,751
85 Sunnyside 7,773
86 Scotland Heights 12,391
87 Elraine 7,800
88 Utha Street 7,983
89 Woodville Heights 9,072
90 Bailey Avenue 7,999
91 Daniel Lake-Mason Blvd 8,001
92 North Midtown 8,131
93 West Park 8,226
94 Tougaloo Community 8,211
95 Olin Park 8,211
96 Bullard Hill 8,211
97 Capitol Neighbors 9,668
98 Poindexter Park 12,601
99 Colonial Heights 14,015
100 Washington Addition 12,994

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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