Jackson, MI

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Population

158,989

0.31% decline

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Median Age

41


Median Household Income

$49,715

4.2% growth

Number of Employees

67,486

2.45% growth

Median Property Value

$120,100

3.8% growth

About

In 2017, Jackson, MI had a population of 159k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $49,715. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson, MI declined from 159,483 to 158,989, a -0.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,709 to $49,715, a 4.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (85%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.22%), White (Hispanic) (2.48%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.741%). 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 Spring Arbor University (1,008 degrees awarded in 2017), Jackson College (827 degrees), and Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (110 degrees).

The median property value in Jackson, MI is $120,100, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Jackson, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, MI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Jackson, MI employs 67.5k people. The largest industries in Jackson, MI are Manufacturing (13,018 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,167 people), and Retail Trade (8,311 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,597), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,917), and Public Administration ($50,655).

Median household income in Jackson, MI is $49,715. 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

$49,715

2017 value

± $1,516

4.2%

1 Year Growth

± 4.25%

Households in Jackson, MI have a median annual income of $49,715, 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 $47,709 in 2016, which represents a 4.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$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.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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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.

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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.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $82,884, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $80,193 and $71,860.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson, MI (22.6k out of 149k 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 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    16,977 ± 865

  2. Black

    4,319 ± 428

  3. Two Or More

    1,061 ± 260

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

67.5k

2017 Value

± 1,595

2.45%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 65.9k employees to 67.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,898 people), Production Occupations (8,284 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,582 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,898 people), Production Occupations (8,284 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,582 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Jackson, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.12 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.53 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,708), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,306), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($66,738).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

67.5k

2017 Value

± 1,595

2.45%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, MI grew at a rate of 2.45%, from 65.9k employees to 67.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson, MI, are Manufacturing (13,018 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,167 people), and Retail Trade (8,311 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Jackson, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (13,018 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,167 people), and Retail Trade (8,311 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Jackson, MI has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.02 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.91 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.09 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($76,597), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,917), and Public Administration ($50,655).

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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.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$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.

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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. $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).

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Health

92.6% of the population of Jackson, MI has health coverage, with 48.1% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa 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 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 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

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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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.

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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.

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Health Care Spending

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$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.

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Health Care Coverage

7.39%

Uninsured

48.1%

Employer Coverage

18.3%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

1.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson, MI declined by 12.8% from 8.47% to 7.39%.

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.

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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.

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Diversity

Jackson, MI is home to a population of 159k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.62% of Jackson, MI residents were born outside of the country (2.58k people).

In 2017, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.94k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jackson, MI was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Jackson, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson, MI residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.62%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.58k people

1.56%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.49k people

As of 2017, 1.62% of Jackson, MI residents (2.58k 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 1.56%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

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 99.1%, 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)

    135k ± 54

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    13.1k ± 435

  3. White (Hispanic)

    3.94k ± 271

In 2017, there were 10.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (135k people) in Jackson, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.94k 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.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,858 ± 318

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,165 ± 205

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,098 ± 211

Jackson, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jackson, MI awarded 1,945 degrees. The student population of Jackson, MI is skewed towards women, with 2,828 male students and 5,431 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson, MI are White (1,491 and 76.9%), followed by Unknown (205 and 10.6%), Black or African American (138 and 7.12%), and Hispanic or Latino (41 and 2.11%).

The largest universities in Jackson, MI by number of degrees awarded are Spring Arbor University (1,008 and 51.8%), Jackson College (827 and 42.5%), and Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson (110 and 5.66%).

The most popular majors in Jackson, MI are General Business Administration & Management (209 and 10.7%), Social Work (175 and 9%), and Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (144 and 7.4%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson, MI are $27,150 for private four year colleges, and $6,944 and $9,280 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jackson, MI was Operations Management & Supervision with 72 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,008 degrees awarded

  2. 827 degrees awarded

  3. 110 degrees awarded

$6,944

Median In-State Public

$27,150

Median Private

In 2017, the Jackson, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Spring Arbor University with 1,008 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

628

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,317

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 628 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson, MI, which is 0.477 times less than the 1,317 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,491 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    138 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jackson, MI were to White students. These 1,491 degrees mean that there were 7.27 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 205 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson, MI was $120,100 in 2017, which is 0.523 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,700 to $120,100, a 3.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson, MI is 73.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson, MI have an average commute time of 22.5 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

$120,100

2017 Median

± $2,669

$115,700

2016 Median

± $2,516

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson, MI grew to to $120,100 from the previous year's value of $115,700.

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 $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$49,715

Median Household Income

± $1,516

61.4k

Number of Households

± 1,504

In 2017, the median household income of the 61.4k households in Jackson, MI grew to $49,715 from the previous year's value of $47,709.

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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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.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%

2017 Homeownership

72.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.2% of the housing units in Jackson, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson, MI have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Jackson, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.35%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson, MI was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.35%) and those who Worked At Home (3.42%).

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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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 3 cars.

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