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Overview
Population:539,057
Pop. Change:8%
State: Mississippi
Metro Area:Jackson Metro Area
County:Hinds, Rankin, ... 5 more
City:Jackson, Clinton, ... 32 more
Zip Code:39110, 39047, ... 42 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 the Jackson, Mississippi Metro Area

As of 2012, Jackson Metro Area's population is 539,057 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.42 percent.

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The median home cost in Jackson Metro Area is $106,800. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.94 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson Metro Area's cost of living is 10.20% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Jackson Metro Area public schools spend $4,113 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Jackson Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Jackson Metro Area is 7.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.34 percent.


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Ranked #43 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Ranked #69 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
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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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Jackson Metro Area'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


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