Jackson, Mississippi Population 2018

Jackson, Mississippi's estimated population is 166,965 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Jackson, Mississippi is the 1st largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1503.53 people/mi² (580.51 people/km²), with a household density of 263.97 people/km² (683.67 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.1 years, 30.4 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 75,921 households in the city, with an average size of 2.61 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16.4%, with a median rent of $767/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $89,500.

The median income for households in Jackson, Mississippi is $32,866, while the mean household income is $50,824. The per capita income is $19,768, and 25.3% of families and 30.7% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 45.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 15.3% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017166,965-2,040-1.21%
2016169,005-1,747-1.02%
2015170,752-1,178-0.69%
2014171,930-942-0.54%
2013172,872-1,906-1.09%
2012174,778-309-0.18%
2011175,0871,3590.78%
2010173,728-10,528-5.71%
2000184,256-12,381-6.30%
1990196,637-6,258-3.08%
1980202,89548,92731.78%
1970153,9689,5466.61%
1960144,42246,15146.96%
195098,27136,16458.23%
194062,10713,82528.63%
193048,28225,465111.61%
192022,8171,5557.31%
191021,26213,446172.03%
19007,8161,89632.03%
18905,92071613.76%
18805,20497022.91%
18704,2341,04332.69%
18603,1911,29167.95%
18501,9000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American139,627
White29,525
Two or More Races1,094
Some Other Race916
Asian642
American Indian and Alaska Native152
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander83

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Jackson Ms Population Pyramid 2018

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Jackson Ms Median Age

32.1


Total

30.4


Male

33.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 123,387 adults in Jackson Ms.

Jackson Ms Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Ms Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
12,488
Houses With Mortgage
20,285
Vacancy Rate
16.4
Median Rent
767
Median Home Value
89,500
Renter-Occupied Units
30,694
Owner-Occupied Units
32,773
Total Housing Units
75,921

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Jackson Ms for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 7.9% and the labor force participation rate is 61.7%.

Jackson Ms Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.61
Average Family Size
3.4
Total Households
63467
Married Couple Households
17196
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3499
Female Householder (no husband) Families
17952
Non Family Households
24820
Total Families
38647
Households With Own Children
17258
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Jackson Ms Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
9,582
$10,000 to $14,999
5,328
$15,000 to $24,999
10,047
$25,000 to $34,999
8,349
$35,000 to $49,999
8,913
$50,000 to $74,999
9,547
$75,000 to $99,999
4,974
$100,000 to $149,999
3,961
$150,000 to $199,999
1,223
Over $200,000
1,543

Jackson Ms Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Jackson Ms

Mississippi

$32,866

$40,528

$50,824

$56,358

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Jackson Ms Education Data

Jackson Ms Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
4,5844.34%
9th to 12th Grade
11,70711.07%
High School Graduate
26,82125.37%
Some College
26,43125.00%
Associates Degree
7,7897.37%
Bachelors Degree
16,33315.45%
Graduate Degree
12,06111.41%