In 2021, Jackson, TN had a population of 180k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $51,304. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jackson, TN grew from 178,601 to 179,941, a 0.75% increase and its median household income grew from $48,146 to $51,304, a 6.56% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), White (Hispanic) (1.5%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.47%).
None of the households in Jackson, TN 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.
98.5% of the residents in Jackson, TN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson, TN are Union University (1,008 degrees awarded in 2021), Jackson State Community College (220400) (709 degrees), and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson (483 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Jackson, TN was $132,100, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%.
Most people in Jackson, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, TN was 2 cars per household.
Jackson, TN borders Dyersburg, TN.