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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jackson is 149,761. Jackson, Mississippi is the 177th largest city in the US.
Parts of Jackson are located within Hinds County, Madison County and Rankin County.
The peak population of Jackson was in 1980, when its population was 202,895. In 1980, Jackson was the 71st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 177th largest city in the US. Jackson is currently 26.2% smaller than it was in 1980.
Jackson has shrunk 19.1% since the year 2000. Jackson, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jackson has a population density of 1,562.5 people per square mile. Jackson has the 6th highest population density in Mississippi.
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The total voting age population of Jackson, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 123,492. The voting age population is 44.9% male and 55.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.4% of the residents of Jackson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jackson are 82.2% Black, 16.5% White, 0.5% Two or more races, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jackson, 25.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.9%. On a per-household basis, 20.0% of families are below the poverty line in Jackson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Jackson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.4% of Jackson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 11.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jackson residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 11.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jackson, 20.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jackson is $38,888.
In Jackson, 50.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.0% of housing units in Jackson.
Of all the housing units in Jackson, 4.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Jackson, 7.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jackson is $847.
In Jackson, 77.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.