Jackson, MS
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Jackson Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Jackson Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
169,148

Age

PEOPLE OF Mississippi DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.23
5 To 17 18.86
18 To 24 12.45
25 To 34 15.57
35 To 54 23.30
55 To 64 11.51
65 Years And Over 11.07

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 8.3
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 84.6
COLLEGE GRADUATES 26.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Jackson 19768 17671.845787656308 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Jackson 32866 15841.884892086333 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.7%

Employment Industries in Jackson

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.4
Retail 11.2
Accommodation 10.9
Education 9.1
Manufacturing 8.3
Public Service 8.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.1
Other 4.9
Administration 4.5
Transportation 4.4
Construction 4.1
Finance 3.6
Information Technology 2.2


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 16.7
Black Or African American 80.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 0.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 0.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 1.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 3.0
Irish 2.1
German 1.6
African 1.0
Scottish 0.9
European 0.9
Scots-Irish 0.8
Italian 0.6
French 0.5
British 0.2
Welsh 0.2
Dutch 0.2
Polish 0.2
Swedish 0.1
French Canadian 0.1
Norwegian 0.1
Lebanese 0.1
Nigerian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Austrian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 97.4
Spanish 1.6
French 0.2
African languages 0.2
Vietnamese 0.1
Langs. of India 0.1
Arabic 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Chinese 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Russian 0.0
Korean 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Italian 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Greek 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Polish 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0

Foreign Born Jackson Residents:
1.5%