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
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, the Jackson metro area remained very strongly Republican, 58.5% to 39.5%. More Voting Stats
Jackson Metro Area's population is 158,989 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Jackson Metro Area is Real Estate: $135,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.7%.
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