Latest Data (2015)
Population 170,674
Nationwide Rank 148

Quick Facts

Jackson, Mississippi is the 148th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Jackson, Mississippi is a city.

Jackson, Mississippi is currently 15.9% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
142 Cape Coral, Florida 69.5%
143 Santa Rosa, California 17.2%
144 Vancouver, Washington 17.9%
145 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 36.5%
146 Peoria, Arizona 54.3%
147 Ontario, California 7.9%
148 Jackson, Mississippi -7.8%
149 Elk Grove, California 104.3%
150 Springfield, Missouri 9.5%
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 20.5%
152 Salem, Oregon 19.3%
153 Corona, California 27.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 17.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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