The unemployment rate in Jackson Metro Area is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson Metro Area's cost of living is 9.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the Jackson metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Jackson metro area voted Democratic in last two Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000, 2004 and 2008. More Voting Stats
Jackson Metro Area's population is 578,565 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Jackson Metro Area is $131,606. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Jackson Metro Area public schools spend $8,795 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Jackson Metro Area. More Education