The unemployment rate in Jackson is 7.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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 17.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Hinds county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 73.4% to 25.1%. More Voting Stats
Jackson's population is 170,393 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Jackson is Real Estate: $134,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.
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