Jackson County, Michigan 

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Population

158,989

-1.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$45,452

Median Home Price

$130,100

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Best Places to Live in Jackson County, Michigan

Small city - South-central Michigan, 75 miles west of Detroit. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Jackson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Low property crime
-Central location
Cons
-Entertainment
-Economy
-Winter climate

Local Listings in Jackson
 $2,400,000 
9145 Olcott Lake Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 6 | 12056 SqFt
 $38,000 
128 W Prospect St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1392 SqFt
 $130,000 
5468 W Michigan Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1595 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Jackson Metro Area

Jackson, in the central-southern part of the state, is a diversified commercial and manufacturing center with some ties to the auto industry. Cost of living is moderately low, air quality is good, and it has a smaller feel than most other Michigan industrial centers.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Michigan
County: Jackson County
Metro Area: Jackson
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Jackson, Blackman charter township, 31 total
Zip Codes: 49201, 49203, 49202, 49230, 49240, 49269, 49283, 49277, 49246, 49237, 18 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 841 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson County is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson County jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson County's cost of living is 9.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jackson County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Jackson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Jackson county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jackson County's population is 158,989 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson County is $130,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jackson County public schools spend $12,159 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.7 students per teacher in Jackson County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN JACKSON COUNTY, MICHIGAN
49201, 49203, 49202, 49230, 49240, 49269, 49283, 49277, 49246, 49237, 18 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN JACKSON
$2,400,000
9145 Olcott Lake Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$38,000
128 W Prospect St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$130,000
5468 W Michigan Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$119,900
191 Albion Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,600
7860 S Portage Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$319,900
118 Blenheim Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$125,900
5354 Albion Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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