Jackson, Louisiana 

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Population

4,984

+31.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$34,236

Median Home Price

$185,000

Best Places to Live in Jackson, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta. October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

Local Listings in Jackson
 $299,000 
3222 College St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3197 SqFt
 $250,000 
2226 Highway 964
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1707 SqFt
 $150,000 
3409 Market St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1980 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area

Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Jackson
Zip Codes: 70748
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 3.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jackson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and November are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
East Feliciana parish voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jackson's population is 4,984 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 31.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson is $185,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jackson public schools spend $11,674 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Jackson. More Education


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Housing Market in Jackson

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70748

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NEW LISTINGS IN JACKSON
$299,000
3222 College St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$250,000
2226 Highway 964
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$150,000
3409 Market St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$215,000
1633 Erin St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$199,000
1681 Austin St
Bed 2 | Bath 3

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