Jackson, MS has a population of 172,039 people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $32,866. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Jackson, MS declined from 173,212 to 172,039, a 0.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,250 to $32,866, a 1.91% increase.
The population of Jackson, MS is 80.8% Black, 16.7% White, and 1.32% Hispanic. 2.59% of the people in Jackson, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson, MS are Jackson State University, with 1,512 graduates, Belhaven University, with 922 graduates, and Millsaps College, with 227 graduates.
The median property value in Jackson, MS is $89,500, and the homeownership rate is 51.6%. Most people in Jackson, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, MS is 2 cars per household.
Jackson, MS is a census place located in Rankin County, MS; Hinds County, MS; and Madison County, MS. It borders Byram, MS; Clinton, MS; Flowood, MS; Pearl, MS; Richland, MS; and Ridgeland, MS& 1 more.