Jackson Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Jackson?

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There are 163,778 residents in Jackson, with a median age of 33.5. Of this, 45.99% are males and 54.01% are females. US-born citizens make up 98.55% of the resident pool in Jackson, while non-US-born citizens account for 0.7%. Additionally, 0.75% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 132,142 people in Jackson currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 163,778 -1.6%
Male Population 75,325 -1.7%
Female Population 88,453 -1.4%
Male population 45.99%
Female population 54.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.5 1.5%
Citizen US Born 161,407 -1.3%
Citizen not US Born 1,150 -21.1%
Not Citizen 1,221 -9.6%
Citizen US Born 98.55%
Citizen not US Born 0.7%
Not Citizen 0.75%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 302 4.9%
Moved from Same County 20,010 -10.2%
Moved from Same State 5,821 -1.5%
Moved from Different State 3,598 15.1%
Same House as Last Year 132,142 -0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.19%
Moved from Same County 12.36%
Moved from Same State 3.6%
Moved from Different State 2.22%
Same House as Last Year 81.63%

What are the employment statistics in Jackson?

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White-collar workers make up 75.36% of the working population in Jackson, while blue-collar employees account for 24.64%. There are also 5,242 entrepreneurs in Jackson (7.37% of the workforce); 45,545 workers employed in private companies (64.04%); and 14,775 people working in governmental institutions (20.78%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 53,591 -1.1%
Blue Collar 17,525 1.2%
White Collar 75.36%
Blue Collar 24.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,242 -3.1%
Private Companies 45,545 0.0%
Governmental Workers 14,775 -0.7%
Not for Profit Companies 5,554 -2.0%
Self Employees 7.37%
Private Companies 64.04%
Governmental Workers 20.78%
Not for Profit Companies 7.81%

How many households are there in Jackson?

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There are a total of 62,861 households in Jackson, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 57.45% of these Jackson households, while non-family units account for the remaining 42.55%. Additionally, 29.95% of households have children and 70.05% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 62,861 1.2%
Average People Per Household 2 -2.7%
Family Households 36,111 -0.5%
Non-family Households 26,750 3.7%
Family Households 57.45%
Non-family Households 42.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 18,826 -2.2%
Households without Children 44,035 2.7%
Households with Children 29.95%
Households without Children 70.05%

What are the median and average incomes in Jackson?

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The average annual household income in Jackson is $56,557, while the median household income sits at $40,064 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $39,791, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $44,571. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $18,982 and $37,324, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $56,557 1.3%
Median Household Income $40,064 3.0%
People below Poverty Level 37,394 -5.3%
People above Poverty Level 117,704 -0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Jackson?

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There are 74,759 housing units in Jackson, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1970. Of the 62,861 occupied housing units in Jackson, 49.05% are owner-occupied, while 50.95% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.35% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $100,000. In general, housing costs reach $829 per month in Jackson.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 74,759 0.2%
Median Year Built 1970 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,105 -7.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4,962 3.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 14,850 0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 14,875 -2.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 18,699 1.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 7,656 -4.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,540 1.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,532 9.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,540 0.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 62,861 1.2%
Owner Occupied 30,832 -0.7%
Renter Occupied 32,029 3.1%
Owner Occupied 49.05%
Renter Occupied 50.95%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 17,989 -0.7%
Without Mortgage 12,843 -0.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $100,000 -1.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $78,000 1.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $829 0.4%
With Mortgage 58.35%
Without Mortgage 41.65%

What is the level of education in Jackson?

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Approximately 35.32% of the population in Jackson holds a high school degree (that's 43,648 residents), while 27.9% have attained a college certificate (34,633 locals) and 14.5% have a bachelor's degree (17,914 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,149 -5.3%
Some High School 43,648 -3.3%
Some College 34,633 0.6%
Associate Degree 10,174 11.7%
Bachelor's Degree 17,914 -1.3%
Graduate Degree 13,210 9.7%
No High School 3.36%
Some High School 35.32%
Some College 27.9%
Associate Degree 8.23%
Bachelor's Degree 14.5%
Graduate Degree 10.69%

What is the marital status of Jackson residents?

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A total of 61,625 people in Jackson have never been married (which represents 47.38% of the total population), while 44,368 of them are wedded (34.11%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 5,203 (4%) and 15,904 (12.23%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 61,625 -4.0%
Married 44,368 2.4%
Separated 5,203 3.1%
Widowed 8,174 -0.9%
Divorced 15,904 0.1%
Never Married 47.38%
Married 34.11%
Separated 4%
Widowed 6.28%
Divorced 12.23%

What are the most common means of transportation in Jackson?

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The top three means of transportation people in Jackson use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 64,887 residents commute by car, 1,129 prefer going to work by walking and 531 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 64,887 -1.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 531 -1.9%
Bicycle 83 -9.8%
Motorcycle 21 16.7%
TaxiCab 48 -4.0%
Walk 1,129 -3.4%

What is the median and average household income in Jackson by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
39174 808 124 $58,125.00 $50,765.00
39201 918 723 $66,135.00 $69,514.00
39202 7,836 3,668 $31,308.00 $58,858.00
39203 6,689 2,099 $24,281.00 $35,560.00
39204 15,933 5,994 $29,591.00 $41,069.00
39206 23,641 9,916 $42,147.00 $57,018.00
39209 26,835 9,599 $30,484.00 $42,460.00
39211 23,872 10,019 $62,606.00 $90,218.00
39212 32,680 11,239 $48,200.00 $60,266.00
39213 20,379 8,195 $26,177.00 $38,592.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 39174 39201 39202 39203 39204 39206 39209 39211 39212 39213 39216 39217 39269 39272

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