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Brandon
  • Suburb of Jackson, MS

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Brandon is a suburb of Jackson with a population of 24,887. Brandon is in Rankin County and is one of the best places to live in Mississippi. Living in Brandon offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Brandon and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Brandon are highly rated.

About

About Brandon...
Population
24,887

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$222,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$996
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    24.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    56.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    409.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    81.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Brandon

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$85,911
National
$69,021

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