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Pros

-Small-town feel
-Cost of living
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Crime rates
-Entertainment
-Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Jackson Metro Area


Jackson is a transportation center serving the agriculture industry, with cotton being a significant crop. The city is also a diverse manufacturing center for companies such as toolmaker Porter-Cable and Procter & Gamble. The town has a typical Southern-town feel with historic buildings and a vintage 1950’s bus station often used as a movie set.


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Quick Facts About Jackson


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Jackson is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jackson jobs have Decreased by 1.06 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 18.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Jackson's population is 66,009 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.72 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Jackson is $87,800. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Jackson public schools spend $9,202 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Jackson.

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Jackson Housing Market


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LANA Proud!
I live in Jackson, TN in the LANA district. I am originally from upstate NY, and have lived all over the States since we were military. I have to say Jackson is the... (read more)
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Great town to grow up in.
Tennessee is a great place to live. Good climate, low taxes, no state income tax, great roads, excellent governor, UT Vols, etc. Jackson is close to Memphis' and... (read more)
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