Jackson, TN 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 67,753 residents in Jackson, with a median age of 34.5. Of this, 46.66% are males and 53.34% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.06% of the resident pool in Jackson, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.1%. Additionally, 1.84% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 56,563 people in Jackson currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 67,753 1.1%
Male Population 31,614 2.0%
Female Population 36,139 0.3%
Male population 46.66%
Female population 53.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.5 -2.8%
Citizen US Born 65,082 1.4%
Citizen not US Born 1,421 -14.3%
Not Citizen 1,250 4.2%
Citizen US Born 96.06%
Citizen not US Born 2.1%
Not Citizen 1.84%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 195 15.4%
Moved from Same County 5,441 30.7%
Moved from Same State 3,133 11.5%
Moved from Different State 1,406 -8.3%
Same House as Last Year 56,563 -1.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.29%
Moved from Same County 8.15%
Moved from Same State 4.69%
Moved from Different State 2.11%
Same House as Last Year 84.75%

What are the employment statistics in Jackson?

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White-collar workers make up 78.17% of the working population in Jackson, while blue-collar employees account for 21.83%. There are also 2,591 entrepreneurs in Jackson (9.06% of the workforce); 19,072 workers employed in private companies (66.68%); and 3,609 people working in governmental institutions (12.62%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 22,358 4.5%
Blue Collar 6,244 -0.0%
White Collar 78.17%
Blue Collar 21.83%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,591 1.2%
Private Companies 19,072 3.4%
Governmental Workers 3,609 2.5%
Not for Profit Companies 3,330 7.0%
Self Employees 9.06%
Private Companies 66.68%
Governmental Workers 12.62%
Not for Profit Companies 11.64%

How many households are there in Jackson?

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There are a total of 26,083 households in Jackson, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 58.85% of these Jackson households, while non-family units account for the remaining 41.15%. Additionally, 31.73% of households have children and 68.27% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 26,083 0.2%
Average People Per Household 2 1.2%
Family Households 15,351 -1.8%
Non-family Households 10,732 3.2%
Family Households 58.85%
Non-family Households 41.15%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 8,275 1.8%
Households without Children 17,808 -0.5%
Households with Children 31.73%
Households without Children 68.27%

What are the median and average incomes in Jackson?

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The average annual household income in Jackson is $64,756, while the median household income sits at $44,778 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $43,422, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $51,964. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,865 and $41,377, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $64,756 5.8%
Median Household Income $44,778 5.2%
People below Poverty Level 14,843 -0.1%
People above Poverty Level 48,278 1.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Jackson?

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There are 29,766 housing units in Jackson, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1982. Of the 26,083 occupied housing units in Jackson, 52.31% are owner-occupied, while 47.69% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.55% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $161,000. In general, housing costs reach $923 per month in Jackson.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 29,766 -0.3%
Median Year Built 1982 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 2,017 -4.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,386 -6.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,269 -1.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,123 -14.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 4,267 10.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,805 -2.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 6,154 2.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,875 -2.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,863 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 7 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 26,083 0.2%
Owner Occupied 13,645 0.4%
Renter Occupied 12,438 0.0%
Owner Occupied 52.31%
Renter Occupied 47.69%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,989 3.4%
Without Mortgage 5,656 -3.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $161,000 6.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $122,900 1.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $923 5.8%
With Mortgage 58.55%
Without Mortgage 41.45%

What is the level of education in Jackson?

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Approximately 39.71% of the population in Jackson holds a high school degree (that's 20,135 residents), while 26.86% have attained a college certificate (12,175 locals) and 14.94% have a bachelor's degree (7,577 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,695 -5.4%
Some High School 20,135 -5.3%
Some College 12,175 2.8%
Associate Degree 2,706 1.5%
Bachelor's Degree 7,577 3.0%
Graduate Degree 4,967 4.8%
No High School 3.34%
Some High School 39.71%
Some College 26.86%
Associate Degree 5.34%
Bachelor's Degree 14.94%
Graduate Degree 9.8%

What is the marital status of Jackson residents?

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A total of 21,586 people in Jackson have never been married (which represents 40.4% of the total population), while 21,020 of them are wedded (39.34%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,589 (2.97%) and 7,213 (13.5%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 21,586 5.3%
Married 21,020 -5.5%
Separated 1,589 -6.5%
Widowed 3,614 4.4%
Divorced 7,213 3.2%
Never Married 40.4%
Married 39.34%
Separated 2.97%
Widowed 6.76%
Divorced 13.5%

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 24,345 residents commute by car, 689 prefer going to work by walking and 258 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 24,345 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 258 60.2%
Bicycle 27 0.0%
Walk 689 10.8%

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
38301 34,420 13,533 $34,619.00 $50,113.00
38305 51,864 20,328 $58,982.00 $79,939.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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: 38301 38305

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