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Jackson, MS Metro Area


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2022 population: 583,197   ( 16,075 from 2010)
Land area: 5405.1 square miles
Population density: 107.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:265,394 45.51% 2.1%
Black:288,04049.39% 5.9%
Indian:7440.13% 11.3%
Asian:7,5951.30% 28.2%
2+ races:5,9801.03% 38.9%
Hispanic:15,4442.65% 21.7%
Total non-White:317,80354.49% 7.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:15,416 13.0
Deaths:16,02713.5
Net Migration: -8,765-7.4
Net Immigration: 5200.4
Change in White population:-5,595 -1.0
Change in Non-White pop.:21,670 3.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
567,122
270,98947.78%
272,02647.97%
8390.15%
5,9241.04%
4,3040.76%
12,6922.24%
296,13352.22%

2000
525,346
272,84051.94%
239,30145.55%
6500.12%
3,4540.66%
2,7320.52%
6,1231.17%
252,50648.06%

1990
472,447
265,29356.15%
202,60542.88%
4340.09%
1,9310.41%
n/a
2,1840.46%
207,15443.85%

1980
439,331
252,70857.52%
181,75841.37%
2930.07%
1,0950.25%
n/a
3,3100.75%
186,62342.48%

1970
360,643
211,39758.62%
147,86441.00%
1960.05%
1650.05%
n/a
9160.25%
149,246 41.38%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
78,438 14.9
44,0818.4
8,8841.7
2,8430.5
-1,851 -0.4
43,627 8.3
1990's
NumberRate
80,040 16.9
44,6589.5
8,8881.9
2,1420.5
7,547 1.6
45,352 9.6
1980's
NumberRate
79,944 18.2
38,754 8.8
-3,854 -0.9
n/a
12,585 2.9
20,531 4.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
31,413 8.7
n/a
41,311 11.5
37,377 10.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
37.7
138,210 23.7%
444,987 76.3%
91,698 15.7%
224,729
2.52
146,527 65.2%
96,256 65.7%
20,358 13.9%
78,202 34.8%

2010
NumberPercent
34.8
147,937 26.1%
419,185 73.9%
63,910 11.3%
209,914
2.60
144,810 69.0%
91,929 63.5%
23,194 16.0%
65,104 31.0%

2000
NumberPercent
33.3
144,489 27.5%
380,857 72.5%
56,180 10.7%
189,992
2.65
135,430 71.3%
91,734 67.7%
21,266 15.7%
54,562 28.7%

1990
NumberPercent
31.1
134,382 28.4%
338,065 71.6%
52,321 11.1%
165,907
2.76
121,946 73.5%
89,126 73.1%
16,205 13.3%
43,961 26.5%

1980
NumberPercent
27.8
138,510 31.5%
300,821 68.5%
44,505 10.1%
145,714
2.93
111,720 76.7%
87,530 78.3%
12,376 11.1%
33,994 23.3%

2022 Housing Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units257,891 
Median Value$171,935 
Occupied224,72987.1%
Vacant33,16212.9%
Owned151,66967.5%
Rented73,06032.5%
Median Rent$1,014 
Single-Family Units185,32271.9%
    Detached181,08370.2%
    Attached4,2391.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units33,08512.8%
Mobile Homes25,71010.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00014,1406.3%
$10,000 to $14,99911,7635.2%
$15,000 to $19,9999,0404.0%
$20,000 to $24,99910,6854.8%
$25,000 to $29,99911,1315.0%
$30,000 to $34,9999,9674.4%
$35,000 to $39,99910,0074.5%
$40,000 to $44,99910,2164.5%
$45,000 to $49,9998,6713.9%
$50,000 to $59,99916,5887.4%
$60,000 to $74,99922,69410.1%
$75,000 to $99,99928,00812.5%
$100,000 to $124,99918,4818.2%
$125,000 to $149,99913,4546.0%
$150,000 to $199,99915,0036.7%
$200,000 or more14,8816.6%
Median Household Income60,883 
Per Capita Income33,192 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.82 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI15,8547.1%
Public Assistance5,0352.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps27,55312.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed244,01566.0%
Unemployed16,2184.4%
In Armed Forces9050.2%
Total Labor Force261,13870.6%
Not in Labor Force108,73029.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector89,42979,01853.1%
Non-Profit5,68112,45231.3%
Self-Employed15,3478,18865.2%
Local Government6,8769,79941.2%
State Government10,70219,59535.3%
Federal Government3,6644,69443.8%
Total Private + Self104,77687,20654.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.26,92346,54036.6%
Total131,699133,74649.6%
Pct. Govt.20.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts38,39314.5%
Sales and Office Occupations55,63920.9%
Professional, Technical65,59124.7%
Service Occupations44,71216.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,0760.4%
All others61,33323.1%
White Collar 60.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance45,845506.4%
Retail trade29,852329.7%
Educational services25,134277.6%
Manufacturing24,295268.3%
Public administration19,200212.1%
Accommodation and food services18,115200.1%
Construction16,528182.5%
Other services13,786152.3%
Transportation and warehousing13,463148.7%
Finance and insurance12,871142.2%
Professional, scientific, technical11,884131.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.9,407103.9%
Wholesale trade6,82775.4%
Information4,36948.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,83142.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3,82242.2%
Utilities3,18335.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,07422.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1,00111.1%
Management1812.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,9961.35%
Puerto Rican8950.15%
Cuban5430.09%
Dominican1950.03%
Total Central American1,9440.33%
Costa Rican10.00%
Guatemalan5910.10%
Honduran1,1210.19%
Nicaraguan670.01%
Panamanian450.01%
Salvadoran220.00%
Other Central American970.02%
Total South American9560.16%
Argentinean240.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian3420.06%
Ecuadorian870.01%
Paraguayan610.01%
Peruvian3890.07%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan530.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,4410.24%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,7460.46%
Chinese1,6100.27%
Vietnamese6810.12%
Filipino4640.08%
Korean3510.06%
Japanese2240.04%
Thai1030.02%
Indonesian710.01%
Laotian370.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English533,59295.9%
Spanish12,8172.3%
Other Indo-European2,8530.5%
Chinese1,3770.2%
Other Asian9300.2%
Arabic9040.2%
Other8750.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun7780.1%
German, other Germanic7380.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English45,2107.6%
American41,8457.1%
Irish34,5945.8%
German23,9834.1%
European15,6112.6%
Scotch-Irish8,3351.4%
Scottish7,9401.3%
Italian6,8491.2%
French6,6701.1%
African4,1650.7%
British2,4520.4%
Dutch2,4180.4%
Polish1,7460.3%
Swedish1,5150.3%
Welsh1,5110.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen583,80398.7%
Not a citizen7,5941.3%
Native577,56897.7%
Foreign-born13,8292.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
14,720 3.7%30,731 7.8%95,193 24.0%126,540 31.9%77,860 19.7%51,087 12.9%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 14,720 3.7%
9-12 Years 30,731 7.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 95,193 24.0%
Some College 126,540 31.9%
Bach. Degree 77,860 19.7%
Grad Degree 51,087 12.9%
Average years of education: 13.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Jackson, MS Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 479,184 451,618 27,566 5.8%
1991 479,652 449,038 30,614 6.4%
1992 482,396 453,052 29,344 6.1%
1993 489,600 463,278 26,322 5.4%
1994 500,122 475,790 24,332 4.9%
1995 506,070 482,780 23,290 4.6%
1996 514,298 492,044 22,254 4.3%
1997 521,890 500,108 21,782 4.2%
1998 528,746 506,674 22,072 4.2%
1999 523,276 500,740 22,536 4.3%
2000 533,544 507,628 25,916 4.9%
2001 539,612 514,662 24,950 4.6%
2002 535,550 506,942 28,608 5.3%
2003 547,604 519,492 28,112 5.1%
2004 562,426 532,624 29,802 5.3%
2005 558,934 524,554 34,380 6.2%
2006 547,456 519,172 28,284 5.2%
2007 550,286 521,080 29,206 5.3%
2008 549,590 518,142 31,448 5.7%
2009 542,988 500,546 42,442 7.8%
2010 548,492 500,484 48,008 8.8%
2011 568,352 520,570 47,782 8.4%
2012 563,074 519,626 43,448 7.7%
2013 540,096 500,050 40,046 7.4%
2014 530,622 495,860 34,762 6.6%
2015 540,950 510,828 30,122 5.6%
2016 548,882 520,588 28,294 5.2%
2017 550,480 525,144 25,336 4.6%
2018 546,478 522,192 24,286 4.4%
2019 548,736 521,190 27,546 5.0%
2020 535,510 494,286 41,224 7.7%
2021 532,256 505,188 27,068 5.1%
2022 533,834 514,780 19,054 3.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com