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Jackson, Mississippi
Anchorage, Alaska
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Jackson, is 136% less than it is in Anchorage and 62% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Jackson, MSAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Unemployment Rate6.70%5.70%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth3.63%0.15%1.59%
 Future Job Growth40.56%34.61%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.00%0.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes5.00%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$19,042$36,508$28,555
 Household Income$33,080$78,121$53,482
 Family Median Income$39,369$91,120$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Jackson, MSAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K23.56%5.51%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K7.88%3.01%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K14.35%6.37%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K12.18%7.09%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.61%8.10%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.01%6.85%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K7.29%11.12%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K7.66%14.49%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K6.09%20.02%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K1.95%9.40%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K2.41%8.05%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Jackson, MSAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Management, business, finance15.25%2.29%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science0.78%0.00%5.34%
 Community, social services2.34%1.38%1.67%
 Legal0.50%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library8.97%6.88%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.73%0.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology3.07%4.59%5.67%
 Healthcare support8.33%1.84%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement6.46%3.67%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving7.88%8.26%5.76%
 Building maintenance6.09%5.96%4.01%
 Personal care5.63%8.26%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support14.52%19.73%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry1.74%0.00%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair4.53%1.84%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving13.19%35.32%12.09%

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Unemployment: After having lived in Jackson, MI for nearly a year. And still having no success at finding a job to help support my family. Has made living here a bit of a drag. We... (read more)

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