Jackson Metro Area, Michigan 

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Population

156,920

-1.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$45,452

Median Home Price

$174,900

Median Age

41

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.3

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Jackson Metro Area, Michigan

Small city - South-central Michigan, 75 miles west of Detroit. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Jackson metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Michigan
County: Jackson
Metro Area: Jackson Metro Area
City: Jackson, Blackman charter township, 32 total
Zip Codes: 49201, 49203, 49202, 49230, 49240, 49269, 49283, 49277, 49246, 49237, 18 total
Cost of Living: -15.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 841 ft above sea level

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Jackson, MI Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Low property crime
Central location
Cons
Entertainment
Economy
Winter climate


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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson Metro Area is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson Metro Area's cost of living is 15.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jackson Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Jackson metro area remained very strongly Republican, 58.5% to 39.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jackson Metro Area's population is 156,920 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson Metro Area is Real Estate: $174,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.7%.

SCHOOLS
Jackson Metro Area public schools spend $12,159 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.9 students per teacher in Jackson Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Jackson

It's a good time to buy in Jackson. Home Appreciation is up 12.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Jackson is $174,900.
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ZIP CODES IN JACKSON METRO AREA, MICHIGAN
49201, 49203, 49202, 49230, 49240, 49269, 49283, 49277, 49246, 49237, 18 total

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