Jackson Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Jackson is 68,114. 30.05% is under 18, while 16.49% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.91% of the population was five years old or younger, 30.05% were 18 years or younger and 27.01% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 55.12% female and 44.88% male.

Jackson Housing

According to the US Census, Jackson has 29,394 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Jackson was 90.17%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $170,400

Jackson Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 90.74% of Jackson's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 2.79% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.62% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.37%

White Alone46.70%
Black Or African American Alone44.04%
Some Other Race Alone2.79%
Asian Alone1.62%
White Black Or African American1.37%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.27%

How Educated is Jackson

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 17.5% of Jackson residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.5% 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 Higher87.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree59.5%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency30.8%
Some College No Degree24.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher23.0%
Bachelors Degree17.5%

Average Income in Jackson

The median household income in Jackson is $45,651. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $45,651.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $60,980 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $92,398.

A closer examination of the income groups of Jackson households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.9%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.4%). 8.2% 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$92,398
Nonfamily households$30,492