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Best Place to Live in Jackson Metro Area, Mississippi

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Overview
Population:540,752
Pop. Change:9%
State: Mississippi
Metro Area:Jackson Metro Area
County:Hinds, Rankin, ... 5 total
City:Jackson, Pearl, ... 32 total
Zip Code:39047, 39110, ... 44 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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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 2014, Jackson Metro Area's population is 540,752 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.76 percent.

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The median home cost in Jackson Metro Area is $134,100. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson Metro Area's cost of living is 9.80% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Jackson Metro Area public schools spend $9,292 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Jackson Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Jackson Metro Area is 5.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jackson Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 2.16 percent.


Ranked #26 Best Block Party Places
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 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 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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