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Jackson
  • City in Mississippi

Jackson Residents

Jackson Residents Overview

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
166,383
Unemployment Rate
7.3%
Poverty Rate
25.1%
Non-Citizens
0.8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 48 responses
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Active
    21%
  • Semi active
    17%
  • Everyone keeps to themselves
    13%
  • Very active
    6%
  • Warm and welcoming people
    6%
  • Free For All
    4%

Jackson Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    82%
  • White
    16%
  • Hispanic
    1%
  • Two or more races
    0%
  • Asian
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    54%
  • Male
    46%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$38,888
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    33%
  • $25-$44k
    24%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    17%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$22,547
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    33%
  • $15-$34k
    35%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
61%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 51 responses
Poll
49%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 51 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 33 responses
  • Dont' be careless, take precaution
    36%
  • Be involved with the things in the community
    24%
  • Be friendly
    9%
  • Don't move in until everything is fixed.
    9%
  • research and do not take the Owners word for it.
    9%
  • Dont move here you will reget it
    6%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%

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