Latest Data (2016)
Population 169,148
Nationwide Rank 149

Quick Facts

Jackson, Mississippi is the 149th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Jackson, Mississippi is a city.

Jackson, Mississippi is currently 16.6% smaller than it was in 1980, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jackson, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jackson, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
139 Chattanooga, Tennessee 177,571 13.2%
140 Rancho Cucamonga, California 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove, California 174,858 5.7%
144 Vancouver, Washington 174,826 19.2%
145 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 174,360 38.8%
146 Ontario, California 173,212 9.1%
147 McKinney, Texas 172,298 207.7%
148 Elk Grove, California 169,743 107.8%
149 Jackson, Mississippi 169,148 -8.6%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 168,587 21.9%
151 Salem, Oregon 167,419 21.3%
152 Springfield, Missouri 167,319 9.9%
153 Corona, California 166,785 29.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 166,575 19.7%
155 Fort Collins, Colorado 164,207 36.7%
156 Peoria, Arizona 164,173 47.9%
157 Frisco, Texas 163,656 363.8%
158 Cary, North Carolina 162,320 66.6%
159 Lancaster, California 160,106 34.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 169,148 149
2015 170,674 148
2014 171,155 143
2013 172,638 138
2012 175,437 135
2011 175,291 135
2010 173,514 134
2009 175,021 132
2008 175,091 131
2007 177,020 128
2006 179,288 127
2005 179,015 124
2004 180,383 119
2003 180,518 119
2002 181,470 119
2001 183,173 117
2000 185,260 111
1990 196,575 80
1980 202,895 71
1970 153,968 90
1960 144,422 85