Jackson, MI

Add Comparison

Population

32,875

0.874% decline

Poverty Rate

32.8%


Median Age

32.1


Median Household Income

$31,118

8.44% growth

Number of Employees

12,866

1.92% growth

Median Property Value

$63,200

1.94% growth

About

In 2017, Jackson, MI had a population of 32.9k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $31,118. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson, MI declined from 33,165 to 32,875, a -0.874% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,697 to $31,118, a 8.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (67%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.27%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.03%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.38%). N/A% of the people in Jackson, MI speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson, MI are Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (110 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Jackson, MI is $63,200, and the homeownership rate is 54.1%. Most people in Jackson, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, MI is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Audubon Sanctuary

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Michigan. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Showing data at the state level for Michigan. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Michigan across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Jackson, MI employs 12.9k people. The largest industries in Jackson, MI are Manufacturing (2,426 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people), and Retail Trade (1,718 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,594), and Public Administration ($41,447).

Median household income in Jackson, MI is $31,118. Males in Jackson, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Jackson, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,118

2017 value

± $1,751

8.44%

1 Year Growth

± 9.62%

Households in Jackson, MI have a median annual income of $31,118, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $28,697 in 2016, which represents a 8.44% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Jackson, MI compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Michigan.

$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Michigan.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jackson, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8

  2. Census Tract 61

  3. Census Tract 5

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson, MI was Census Tract 8 with a value of $59,055, followed by Census Tract 61 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $44,675 and $39,943.

The following map shows all of the places in Jackson, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

32.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson, MI (10.5k out of 32k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    6,303 ± 469

  2. Black

    3,625 ± 391

  3. Hispanic

    686 ± 160

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson, MI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.9k

2017 Value

± 671

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 7.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 12.6k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,821 people), Production Occupations (1,789 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,303 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,821 people), Production Occupations (1,789 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,303 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jackson, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.4 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.95 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.44 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($74,236), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,884), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($58,000).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

12.9k

2017 Value

± 671

1.92%

1 Year growth

± 7.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 1.92%, from 12.6k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson, MI, are Manufacturing (2,426 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people), and Retail Trade (1,718 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson, MI, though some of these residents may live in Jackson, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Jackson, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,426 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,169 people), and Retail Trade (1,718 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jackson, MI has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.94 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.86 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.32 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($71,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,594), and Public Administration ($41,447).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $138B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.2B) and Machinery ($36.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Michigan state.

$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.4B, followed by Indiana with $27.2B and Illinois and $21.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

88.3% of the population of Jackson, MI has health coverage, with 31% on employee plans, 37.3% on Medicaid, 7.8% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jackson, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Jackson, MI see 1922 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% increase from the previous year (1902 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1634 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 417 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the country level. Showing data for Jackson County, MI.

1,922 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Jackson County, MI see an average of 1,922 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% increase from the previous year (1,902 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jackson County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.

$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

11.7%

Uninsured

31%

Employer Coverage

37.3%

Medicaid

7.8%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson, MI declined by 15.4% from 13.8% to 11.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jackson, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Jackson, MI is home to a population of 32.9k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.92% of Jackson, MI residents were born outside of the country (632 people).

In 2017, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jackson, MI was 32.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Jackson, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson, MI residents was 31.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.92%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

632 people

1.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

598 people

As of 2017, 1.92% of Jackson, MI residents (632 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson, MI was 1.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Jackson, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Michigan.

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Jackson, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson, MI was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Jackson, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, MI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    22k ± 685

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    7.17k ± 589

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.4k ± 347

In 2017, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Jackson, MI as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    414 ± 91

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    208 ± 71

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    187 ± 78

Jackson, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.99 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2017, universities in Jackson, MI awarded 110 degrees. The student population of Jackson, MI is skewed towards women, with 12 male students and 107 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson, MI are White (96 and 87.3%), followed by Black or African American (10 and 9.09%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 2.73%), and Two or More Races (1 and 0.909%).

The largest universities in Jackson, MI by number of degrees awarded are Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (110 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jackson, MI are Medical Assistant (64 and 58.2%), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (15 and 13.6%), and Medical Office Management (10 and 9.09%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 64 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Jackson, MI was Medical Assistant with 64 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Jackson, MI according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

110 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Jackson, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson with 110 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

96

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson, MI, which is 0.146 times less than the 96 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Jackson, MI by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    96 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    10 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jackson, MI were to White students. These 96 degrees mean that there were 9.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 10 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson, MI was $63,200 in 2017, which is 0.275 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $62,000 to $63,200, a 1.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson, MI is 54.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson, MI have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jackson, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$63,200

2017 Median

± $2,267

$62,000

2016 Median

± $2,692

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson, MI grew to to $63,200 from the previous year's value of $62,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jackson, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$31,118

Median Household Income

± $1,751

12.8k

Number of Households

± 638

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Jackson, MI grew to $31,118 from the previous year's value of $28,697.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jackson, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

54.1%

2017 Homeownership

52.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.1% of the housing units in Jackson, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jackson, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson, MI have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.34% of the workforce in Jackson, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Jackson, MI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.4%

  2. Carpooled

    15.5%

  3. Walked

    3.32%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson, MI was Drove Alone (74.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.5%) and those who Walked (3.32%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart