Found within zip codes: 38301
Popular real estate near Jackson, TN (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Jackson are $67,439, which is less expensive than 90.6% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 91.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Jackson City Center are currently $251, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 98.6% of Tennessee neighborhoods.
Jackson City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Tennessee.
Real estate in the City Center of Jackson, TN is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Jackson City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 41.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: People
The Jackson City Center neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 100.0% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, of particular note, 20.3% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.6% of the adult residents in the Jackson City Center neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Jackson City Center neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 7.3% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Jackson City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Jackson City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 85.2% of the real estate in the Jackson City Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Jackson City Center neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 41.0%, which is higher than 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Jackson are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 100.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Jackson City Center neighborhood, 41.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 34.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.5%), and 5.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the City Center neighborhood in Jackson, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as African (7.3%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (7.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (5.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (2.1%) , along with some English ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Jackson City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (2.2%).Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Jackson City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$67,439|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to TN, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Sales & Service workers and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Arabian and some Hispanic|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
JACKSON CENTRAL-MERRY ACADEMY OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOG
332 LN AV, JACKSON, TN 38301
MADISON ACADEMIC MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL
179 ALLEN AV, JACKSON, TN 38301
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
13,094 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||33.8||67.3|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.1||1.6|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.2|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||73.9||55.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||4.4|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||100.0|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO TN*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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in Jackson 1 in 97
in Tennessee 1 in 164
National Median 29.1
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in Jackson 1 in 17
in Tennessee 1 in 28
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