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Overview
Population:173,514
Pop. Change:-9%
State: Mississippi
Metro Area: Jackson Metro Area
County: Hinds County
City:Jackson
Zip Code:39212, 39209, ... 11 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Jackson's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Jackson, Mississippi

As of 2012, Jackson's population is 173,514 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.44 percent.

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The median home cost in Jackson is $93,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -2.38 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 13.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Jackson public schools spend $4,325 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Jackson.

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The unemployment rate in Jackson is 8.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson jobs have Increased by 2.26 percent.


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Ranked #91 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #178 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Jackson

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Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Jackson's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes