Jackson, MS has a population of 172,039, including 81% black, 17% white, and 1% latino.
|Median Income (Household)||$32,866|
|Number Of Employees||71,483|
|Median Property Value||$89,500|
The median household income in Jackson, MS is around $32,866, while the median age is 32.1. This city is a home to major universities: Doctoral Universities, Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity, and Jackson State University. 71,483 employees work in Jackson, MS. The homeownership rate among the residents is 51.64%. The median property value that you should keep in mind is $89,500.
Numbers claim that the employment rate in Jackson, MS changed by 0%, so let’s see what are the most common job groups in this area. People of Jackson, MS prefer to work in Administrative, Sales and Food & Serving.
|Farming, Fishing, & Forestry||0%|
|Life, Physical, & Social Science||1%|
|Architecture & Engineering||1%|
|Computer & Mathematical||1%|
|Arts & Recreation||1%|
|Fire Fighting Supervisors||2%|
|Community & Social Service||2%|
|Law Enforcement Supervisors||2%|
|Installation, Maintenance, & Repair||2%|
|Construction & Extraction||4%|
|Business & Financial Operations||4%|
|Personal Care & Service||4%|
|Cleaning & Maintenance||5%|
|Education, Training, & Library||6%|
|Food & Serving||8%|
Keeping in mind that the employment rate changed by 0% recently, there must be a strong understanding of industries people of Jackson, MS work in. The most common industries are Healthcare & Social Assistance, Retail trade and Accommodation & Food Service. Please note that not all the residents of Jackson, MS work in the area and may be employed outside of the city. Our data is tagged to their residential address, not the work address.
|Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction||0%|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting||0%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation||1%|
|Real Estate, Rental & Leasing||1%|
|Finance & Insurance||3%|
|Transportation & Warehousing||4%|
|Professional, Scientific, Tech Services||5%|
|Admin., Support, Waste Management Services||5%|
|Other services, except public administration||5%|
|Accommodation & Food Service||10%|
|Healthcare & Social Assistance||19%|
According to latest census, Jackson, MS is a home for 81% black residents. The second common group is white with 17% residents. The list of the most common racial or ethnic groups is closed by latino with 1% residents.
Past year Jackson, MS universities awarded around 8,810 degrees. Statistics show that the population of students in Jackson, MS include 1,041 male students and 2,123 female students. Jackson, MS offers private and public tuition with a median cost of $22,726 for private four-year colleges and $0 for in-state public four-year colleges. The largest university of this city is the Jackson State University with the majority of graduates. The Belhaven University and Millsaps College hold the second and the third place respectively. The share of the public colleges in Jackson, MS is 55.2% and 44.8% go to the private colleges.
The age groups that most likely have the health care coverage in Jackson, MS are 6-17 years old for men and 6-17 years old for women. Jackson, MS offers a 77 primary care clinician to 1 patient ratio. Data records state that dentists ratio is 90 to 1, speaking of mental health doctors ratio, it’s 217 to 1 resident.
|Primary Care||1 to 77|
|Dentists||1 to 90|
|Mental Health||1 to 217|
|Other||1 to 182|
The workers of Jackson, MS traveled to their offices around 20.02 minutes lately and drove alone to get there. The rest of the residents carpooled and worked at home.
|Rent Price||Apr||vs Last Month|
|1 bed apartments||$660||N/A|
|2 bed apartments||$1,043||+36.3%|
|3 bed apartments||$1,261||-8.8%|
|4+ bed apartments||$2,056||+21.9%|
|Rent Type Price||Apr||vs Last Month|
Over the Apr 2020, the average rent for an apartment in/near Jackson, MS decreased by 7.3% to $1,280. Breaking it down in details, we now see that the average price for 1-bed apartment stands at $660 with no changes this month. Pricing for 2-bed apartment also increased by 36.3% and a place of this size will now cost you $1,043. 3-bed apartment rent pricing starts at $1,261, it decreased by 8.8% lately. We tend to note the rise of 4- and more bed apartment pricing. It increased by 21.9% and made it up to $2,056.
The median rent for an apartment in Jackson, MS increased by 25.4% to $960. Statistics show that house rent price decreased by 5.2% this month making it up to $1,477. Condo for rent is now available for the same pricing as previously — $1,825. If you’re looking for a room, the price tag still starts at $583. The median price did not change this time.