Found within zip codes: 38301
Popular real estate near Jackson, TN (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Jackson are $68,792, which is less expensive than 89.3% of Tennessee neighborhoods and 90.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Jackson City Center are currently $258, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 98.3% 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.
Jackson City Center has a 13.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.3% of American neighborhoods). This could either signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood, or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied, which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Jackson, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: People
The Jackson City Center neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 82.6% 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, the Jackson City Center neighborhood is unique for having just 3.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of America's neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. 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 96.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Jackson City Center neighborhood has more Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.
Jackson City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% 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 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Jackson City Center neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 85.2%, which is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.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 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 82.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.5% 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, 36.8% 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 16.2% 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 Irish (3.2%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (2.2%) , and residents who report African roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (1.8%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Jackson City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (2.4%).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 (47.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (87.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.4%) . 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||$68,792|
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), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|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, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|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 (%)||3.5|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||82.6|
|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
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Jackson 1 in 97
in Tennessee 1 in 164
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Jackson 1 in 17
in Tennessee 1 in 28
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