Jackson, Michigan Population 2022

32,062
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Jackson is a city located in Jackson County Michigan. Jackson has a 2020 population of 32,062. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -4.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,429 in 2010.

The average household income in Jackson is $47,478 with a poverty rate of 24.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $71,400. The median age in Jackson is 33.8 years, 33 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Jackson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jacksonwas:

  • White: 72.02%
  • Black or African American: 19.86%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Jackson, Michigan is 32,062 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,062.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,429.

Jackson, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010160,1090.00%
2011159,658-451-0.28%
2012159,9623040.19%
2013159,628-334-0.21%
2014159,421-207-0.13%
2015159,264-157-0.10%
2016158,277-987-0.62%
2017158,5632860.18%
2018158,56630.00%
2019158,510-56-0.04%
2020158,454-56-0.04%
2021158,398-56-0.04%

Jackson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,22672.02%
Black or African American6,40419.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native550.17%
Asian2100.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.04%
Some Other Race4261.32%
Two or More Races1,9185.95%
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Jackson Population by Race

Jackson Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson Median Age

35.1


Total

33.7


Male

36.2


Female

Jackson Adults

There are 24,161 adults, (3,555 of whom are seniors) in Jackson.

Jackson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

16,652

51.63%

Male

15,599

48.37%

Jackson Population by Age

Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
Male62.3%37.7%
All55.2%44.8%
Female50.3%49.7%
Non Family42.8%57.2%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4672.3455.2
Married3,7863.277
Male9283.1962.3
Female2,6693.3850.3
Non Family6,0841.2142.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5682.69%
9th to 12th Grade2,18310.35%
High School Graduate7,34634.83%
Some College5,84127.69%
Associates Degree1,7778.42%
Bachelors Degree2,35111.15%
Graduate Degree1,0284.87%
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Jackson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian16012450
White15,14513,4092,613
Hispanic1,200977165
2+ Races69456887
Black4,0033,363499
Other Race2582397
Native American3939
Islander127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.25%.

Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,829$31,660$26,119
Less Than 9th Grade$18,103$22,063$12,056
High School Graduate$26,332$30,652$25,112
Some College$29,705$33,611$25,311
Bachelors Degree$35,481$36,506$34,538
Graduate Degree$54,861$67,188$46,633

$28,829

Average Earnings

$31,660

Average Male

$26,119

Average Female

Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson Language by Age

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Jackson Language

95.97% of Jackson residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Jackson Language

Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander55100.00%
Hispanic2,15279737.04%
Black6,2122,01532.44%
Multiple1,86554929.44%
Native551425.45%
Asian2064622.33%
White21,3164,32620.29%
Other120NaN%

24.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.72%

Male Poverty Rate

27.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.38%.

Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.64%
High School21.30%
Some College19.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.50%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.41%
Male Unemployed25.84%
Female Employed16.51%
Female Unemployed28.04%

Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,192$48,530
Families$49,143$59,312
Married Families$65,833-
Non Families$25,761$32,278
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Income by Household Type

Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Jackson Marital Status

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1,589

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War281
First Gulf War242
Vietnam441
Korea97
World War II31

Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34115
35 to 54417
55 to 64491
65 to 74366
75+200

Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3097.23%
Black2605.80%
2+ Races201.82%
Hispanic725.05%

Jackson Veterans by Race

Jackson Veterans by Education

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12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson Employment by Age

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Jackson Employment by Race

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Jackson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.70%

Born in Jackson

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.56% of Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 80.70% having been born in Michigan. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jackson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,7990.00%
187011,4476,6489.08%
188016,1054,6583.47%
189020,7984,6932.59%
190025,1804,3821.93%
191031,4336,2532.24%
192048,37416,9414.41%
193055,1876,8131.33%
194049,656-5,531-1.05%
195051,0881,4320.28%
196050,720-368-0.07%
197045,484-5,236-1.08%
198039,739-5,745-1.34%
199037,446-2,293-0.59%
200036,316-1,130-0.31%
201033,429-2,887-0.82%
201133,235-194-0.58%
201233,191-44-0.13%
201333,128-63-0.19%
201433,020-108-0.33%
201532,929-91-0.28%
201632,716-213-0.65%
201732,702-14-0.04%
201832,566-136-0.42%
201932,440-126-0.39%
202032,314-126-0.39%
202132,188-126-0.39%
202232,062-126-0.39%

Jackson Population by Year