Jackson, Mississippi 

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Population

170,393

-2.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$33,080

Median Home Price

$134,800

Best Places to Live in Jackson, Mississippi

Capital city - West-central Mississippi. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Jackson, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Arts & culture
-Healthcare
Cons
-Summer heat
-Economy
-Air service

Local Listings in Jackson
 $249,500 
71 Autumn Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2410 SqFt
 $12,000 
2025 Martin L King Jr Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2016 SqFt
 $134,500 
1340 Winnrose Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1770 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Jackson Metro Area

Jackson is Mississippi’s largest city and a hub of government, commerce, and manufacturing for the state. Civil War fires wiped out much of the town’s antebellum feel. However, there are several points of historic interest, including the capitol building and some attractive older city neighborhoods close in. Some new development is moving to the north towards Canton, home of a Nissan plant.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Mississippi
County: Hinds County
Metro Area: Jackson Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Jackson
Zip Codes: 39212, 39209, 39211, 39206, 39213, 39204, 39202, 39203, 39216, 39217, 13 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 331 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 10.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jackson's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Hinds county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jackson's population is 170,393 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson is $134,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jackson public schools spend $9,133 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

It's a good time to buy in Jackson. Home Appreciation is up 9.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Jackson Real Estate

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Reviews for Jackson   27 Reviews
Mississippi is Improving - 4/18/2018
Mississippi is improving and growing. The educational system is much better than one realizes. Mississippi produces college graduates. There are a large number of... Read More

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It has it problems. - 2/10/2018
Im in Pelahatchie,MS and I've been here before but my family tends to stay away from this area. I watch the news daily and all I hear is jackson. On the other note,... Read More

It has it problems. - 2/10/2018
Im in Pelahatchie,MS and I've been here before but my family tends to stay away from this area. I watch the news daily and all I hear is jackson. On the other note,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI
39212, 39209, 39211, 39206, 39213, 39204, 39202, 39203, 39216, 39217, 13 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN JACKSON
$249,500
71 Autumn Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$12,000
2025 Martin L King Jr Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$134,500
1340 Winnrose Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$165,000
1279 Ferncrest Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$195,900
216 Shady Lane Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$35,000
1774 Casteel Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$125,500
552 Oak Ridge Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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