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Jackson
  • Town in Michigan

Report Card

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

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Jackson is a town in Michigan with a population of 31,420. Jackson is in Jackson County. Living in Jackson offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Jackson there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Jackson and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$838
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    836.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    141
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    86.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    554.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,522
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    480.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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