Latest Data (2017)
Population 166,965
Nationwide Rank 156

Quick Facts

Jackson, Mississippi is the 156th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Jackson, Mississippi is a city.

Jackson, Mississippi is currently 17.7% smaller than it was in 1980, the year of its peak recorded population.

Jackson, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Jackson, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
146 Vancouver, Washington 175,673 19.8%
147 Santa Rosa, California 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove, California 174,226 5.3%
149 Elk Grove, California 171,844 110.3%
150 Pembroke Pines, Florida 170,712 23.4%
151 Salem, Oregon 169,798 23.1%
152 Eugene, Oregon 168,916 21.4%
153 Peoria, Arizona 168,181 51.5%
154 Corona, California 167,836 30.0%
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 166,965 156
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