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Jackson, MS vs Des Moines, IA

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Highlights
- Household income in Des Moines, is 42% more than it is in Jackson and is 15% below the National Average.
- Jackson unemployment rate is 4.70%.
- Des Moines unemployment rate is 3.00%.


Economy
 Jackson, MSDes Moines, IAUnited States
 4.7%3.0%3.9%
 1.0%2.7%1.6%
 29.9%37.4%33.5%
 8.0%6.0%7.3%
 5.0%9.0%4.6%
     $20,525$26,494$31,177
 $35,308$49,999$57,652
 $43,033$60,400$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Jackson, MSDes Moines, IAUnited States
 21.9%13.6%11.5%
 7.1%5.2%4.8%
 14.6%11.1%9.7%
 11.9%10.0%9.3%
 8.9%10.1%8.5%
 7.0%8.8%7.7%
 8.0%12.0%9.9%
 8.8%12.7%12.3%
 7.3%10.5%14.1%
 2.1%3.0%5.8%
 2.4%2.9%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Jackson, MSDes Moines, IAUnited States
 11.5%12.5%15.1%
 2.2%4.3%5.6%
 1.9%1.9%1.7%
 2.1%1.4%1.1%
 5.6%4.2%6.0%
 1.6%2.1%2.0%
 5.8%4.4%5.9%
 3.3%2.1%2.4%
 3.6%1.6%2.2%
 8.2%7.7%5.8%
 4.9%4.5%3.9%
 4.5%4.9%3.7%
 23.2%25.5%23.5%
 0.2%0.4%0.7%
 6.3%8.0%8.2%
 15.2%14.6%12.2%

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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

Reviews for Des Moines    49 Reviews
Turn around go back home - 6/26/2019
It’s good and bad, great for the anyone making 6 figures and a professional and drives 30 miles over the speed limit like they do. Iowa is the top ten of lowest minimum... Read More
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It's ok Property values and property taxes, INSANE - 3/26/2019
Lived here for 10+ years. It is an ok place to live. It has everything anyone could ever NEED and most anything you would want. Food options are plenty. ... Read More

overpriced everything and unfriendly - 1/27/2018
The shock is housing prices here are comparable to bigger cities like Charlotte, Dallas act and should not be. Its a podunk area with no culture, great restaurant with... Read More

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ZIPS IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI
39212, 39209, 39211, 39206, 39213, 39204, 39202, 39203, 39216, 39217, 13 total
ZIPS IN DES MOINES, IOWA
50317, 50315, 50310, 50320, 50313, 50316, 50312, 50311, 50314, 50321, 12 total

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