Jackson, MI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
158,174
0.291% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41.6
0.971% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.4%
10.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$54,511
1.59% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$138,900
5.55% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
69,089
0.574% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Jackson, MI had a population of 158k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $54,511. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jackson, MI declined from 158,636 to 158,174, a −0.291% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,658 to $54,511, a 1.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%), White (Hispanic) (2.61%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.853%).

None of the households in Jackson, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Jackson, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson, MI are Spring Arbor University (921 degrees awarded in 2020), Jackson College (666 degrees), and Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (58 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Jackson, MI was $138,900, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%.

Most people in Jackson, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, MI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Jackson, MI is home to a population of 158k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.78% of Jackson, MI residents were born outside of the country (2.82k people).

In 2020, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Jackson, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson, MI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    133k ± 226
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 552
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.99k ± 665
3.64%
Hispanic Population
5.76k people

In 2020, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.64% of the people in Jackson, MI are hispanic (5.76k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    78,782 ± 6,864 people
  2. India
    74,611 ± 6,681 people
  3. Iraq
    57,515 ± 5,871 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 78,782 Michigan residents, followed by India with 74,611 and Iraq with 57,515.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.78%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.82k people
1.62%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
2.58k people

As of 2018, 1.78% of Jackson, MI residents (2.82k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson, MI was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,443 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,386 ± 256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,179 ± 246

Jackson, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Jackson, MI employs 69.1k people. The largest industries in Jackson, MI are Manufacturing (13,333 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,101 people), and Retail Trade (7,758 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($96,591), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,556), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,517).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,905. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

69.1k
2020 Value
± 1,897
0.574%
1 Year growth
± 3.64%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 0.574%, from 68.7k employees to 69.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,553 people), Production Occupations (7,815 people), and Management Occupations (6,422 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

69.1k
2020 Value
± 1,897
0.574%
1 Year growth
± 3.64%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 0.574%, from 68.7k employees to 69.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson, MI, are Manufacturing (13,333 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,101 people), and Retail Trade (7,758 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.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,131
Median earning men ± $1,465
$30,156
Median earning women ± $1,591

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,158), Public Administration ($59,195), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,822).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,936), Public Administration ($46,284), and Manufacturing ($39,844).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,186
    Manufacturing
  2. 1,169
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 643
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $2.15M
    Manufacturing
  2. $858k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $498k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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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. $193B
  2. $56.5B
  3. $49.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $193B, followed by Machinery ($56.5B) and Mixed freight ($49.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$638B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
81.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $638B. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $1.16T by 2050.

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

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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. $35.1B
  2. $34.4B
  3. $29.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Texas with $34.4B and Indiana and $29.5B.

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

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Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Jackson, MI awarded 1,645 degrees. The student population of Jackson, MI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,045 male students and 5,326 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson, MI are White (1,218 and 74.3%), followed by Unknown (137 and 8.36%), Black or African American (136 and 8.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (84 and 5.13%).

The largest universities in Jackson, MI by number of degrees awarded are Spring Arbor University (921 and 56%), Jackson College (666 and 40.5%), and Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (58 and 3.53%).

The most popular majors in Jackson, MI are Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (282 and 17.1%), General Business Administration & Management (174 and 10.6%), and Social Work (172 and 10.5%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson, MI are $29,872 for private four year colleges, and $7,846 and $10,461 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Jackson, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 63.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 7,371 (27.7% men and 72.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 7,371 students enrolled in Jackson, MI, 27.7% men and 72.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,140 records, of which 74% were women and 26% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degree-majors awarded
  2. 107 degree-majors awarded
  3. 91 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Jackson, MI was General Business Administration & Management with 70 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Jackson, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 921 degrees awarded
  2. 666 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Spring Arbor University with 921 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 440 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson, MI, which is 0.365 times less than the 1,205 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,218 degrees mean that there were 8.89 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 137 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($29,872) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,472) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.713% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.711% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.97M), and Bachelors Degree (1.34M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Jackson, MI was $138,900 in 2020, which is 0.604 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $131,600 to $138,900, a 5.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson, MI is 74.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Jackson, MI have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jackson, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jackson, MI is $54,511. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Jackson, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $84,274, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $81,587 and $75,730.

Property

$138,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,211
$46,231
Median Property Taxes
±$1,498

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jackson, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.3%
Homeownership
2020
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 74.3% of the housing units in Jackson, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $84,274, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $81,587 and $75,730.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,511
Median Household Income
± $1,702
62.2k
Number of Households
± 1,835

In 2020, the median household income of the 62.2k households in Jackson, MI grew to $54,511 from the previous year's value of $53,658.

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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jackson, MI is from Michigan.
0.471
2020 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.475
2019 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2020, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.801% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84%)
  2. Carpooled (8.07%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.66%)

In 2020, 84% of workers in Jackson, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.07%) and those who worked at home (4.66%).

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.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson, MI have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Jackson, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson, MI (18.4k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

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94.2% of the population of Jackson, MI has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.19% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1266 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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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.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,266 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,266 patients per year. This represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1,277 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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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.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.84%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
19.3%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.19%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson, MI grew by 1.2% from 5.77% to 5.84%.

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