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Jackson
  • Town in Tennessee

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

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Jackson is a town in Tennessee with a population of 67,036. Jackson is in Madison County. Living in Jackson offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Jackson and residents tend to lean liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$878
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    867.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    17.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    129.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    536.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,698
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    355.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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