What is the current population of Jackson?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jackson is 68,114. Jackson, Tennessee is the 554th largest city in the US.

Jackson Geography [top]

What county is Jackson, Tennessee in?

Jackson is located entirely in Madison County.

What is the size of Jackson, Tennessee in square miles?

Jackson has an area of 53.7 square miles. Jackson is the 10th largest city, by area, in Tennessee.

Jackson Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Jackson?

The peak population of Jackson was in 2020, when its population was 68,169. In 2020, Jackson was the 555th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 554th largest city in the US. Jackson is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Jackson growing?

Jackson has grown 13.6% since the 2000. Jackson, Tennessee's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Jackson, Tennessee?

Jackson has a population density of 1,213.7 people per square mile.

Jackson Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Jackson, Tennessee?

The total voting age population of Jackson, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 49,784. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Jackson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Jackson, Tennessee?

The racial demographics of Jackson are 49.5% White, 44.8% Black, 2.2% Other, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee residents are below the poverty line?

In Jackson, 22.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.9%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Jackson.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of Jackson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Jackson, Tennessee residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.2% of Jackson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.7% have a bachelor's degree and 11.1% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Jackson residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.

Jackson Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Jackson, Tennessee?

The unemployment rate in Jackson is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee residents work for the government?

In Jackson, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Jackson, Tennessee?

The median household income in Jackson is $43,621.

Jackson Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Jackson, Tennessee?

In Jackson, 52.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Jackson, Tennessee?

Renters occupy 47.6% of housing units in Jackson.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Jackson, 7.3% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Jackson, Tennessee housing units were built after 2000?

In Jackson, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Jackson, Tennessee?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jackson is $877.

What percentage of households in Jackson, Tennessee have broadband internet?

In Jackson, 76.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Jackson Population By Year

Population Graph For Jackson
Year Population Rank in US
2021 68,114 554
2020 68,169 555
2019 67,191 553
2018 66,903 549
2017 66,847 544
2016 67,005 534
2015 66,975 528
2014 67,319 515
2013 67,685 505
2012 67,265 501
2011 66,859 497
2010 65,211 510
2000 59,922 486
1990 51,626 502

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
544 Bayonne, New Jersey 69,211 11.9%
545 Gaithersburg, Maryland 69,101 30.7%
546 Albany, Georgia 69,048 -9.9%
547 East Orange, New Jersey 68,903 -1.2%
548 St. Cloud, Minnesota 68,818 15.1%
549 Union City, California 68,681 1.7%
550 Eagan, Minnesota 68,642 7.6%
551 San Marcos, Texas 68,580 88.3%
552 Gary, Indiana 68,325 -33.3%
553 Portland, Maine 68,313 6.3%
554 Jackson, Tennessee 68,114 13.6%
555 Yorba Linda, California 67,989 15.0%
556 Madera, California 67,944 55.5%
557 Shawnee, Kansas 67,511 38.8%
558 Haverhill, Massachusetts 67,361 13.9%
559 Weston, Florida 67,312 32.4%
560 Rockville, Maryland 67,139 40.4%
561 Leander, Texas 67,124 694.5%
562 Lodi, California 67,021 16.5%
563 Schenectady, New York 66,990 8.4%
564 Grand Junction, Colorado 66,964 46.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
411 Franklin 85,469 84.2%
519 Johnson City 71,278 27.2%
554 Jackson 68,114 13.6%
618 Hendersonville 62,257 51.6%
691 Bartlett 57,318 29.6%
710 Kingsport 55,582 22.4%
713 Smyrna 55,518 99.7%
746 Spring Hill 53,339 546.4%
777 Collierville 51,343 55.6%
829 Cleveland 47,955 27.9%
850 Gallatin 46,902 99.0%
869 Brentwood 45,491 72.7%
923 Columbia 43,340 30.2%
960 Germantown 41,034 8.5%
966 Lebanon 40,888 99.4%
968 Mount Juliet 40,766 187.6%
1015 La Vergne 39,091 106.3%
1136 Cookeville 35,138 33.1%

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