Jackson Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Jackson is 149,813. 26.34% is under 18, while 14.79% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.83% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.34% were 18 years or younger and 26.87% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 53.54% female and 46.46% male.

Jackson Housing

According to the US Census, Jackson has 74,637 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Jackson was 83.26%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $101,500

Jackson Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 95.67% of Jackson's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 1.26% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 0.93% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 0.50%

Black Or African American Alone78.86%
White Alone16.81%
Some Other Race Alone1.26%
White Black Or African American0.93%
Asian Alone0.50%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.18%

How Educated is Jackson

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 16.7% of Jackson residents had a bachelor's degree, while 12.3% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 29.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Jackson CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher86.5%
Some College Or Associates Degree47.6%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher36.0%
Some College No Degree26.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency24.8%
Bachelors Degree16.7%

Average Income in Jackson

The median household income in Jackson is $35,070. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $35,070.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $44,348 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $74,893.

A closer examination of the income groups of Jackson households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between Less than $10,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (16.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (2.0%). 16.8% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$74,893
Nonfamily households$22,061