Jackson, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 172,638 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 79,566  (46.1%)
Females: 93,072  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  31.3 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 39157, 39174, 39201, 39202, 39203, 39204, 39206, 39211, 39216, 39217, 39269.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,219 (it was $30,414 in 2000)
Jackson:

$30,219
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,013 (it was $17,116 in 2000)

Jackson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,400 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Jackson:

$95,400
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $135,972; Detached houses: $136,264; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,509; In 2-unit structures: $91,045; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,973; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $69,144; Mobile homes: $115,573

Median gross rent in 2012: $699.

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  • Black alone - 137,642 (78.9%)
  • White alone - 31,850 (18.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3,174 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 930 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 504 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 249 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 33 (0.02%)

Races in Jackson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (3.3%), Irish (2.9%), United States (2.8%), German (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1822

Elevation: 294 feet

Land area: 104.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,646 people per square mile   (low).

Jackson,MS real estate house value index trend

Jackson, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Jackson:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jackson city:

  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 28.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

3,299 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 430 registered sex offenders living in Jackson, Mississippi as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jackson to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,112 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $808 (1.0%)

Jackson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (140.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (354.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Flowood, MS (2.3 miles ), Pearl, MS (2.6 miles ), Richland, MS (2.6 miles ), Clinton, MS (2.7 miles ), Ridgeland, MS (2.9 miles ), Byram, MS (3.1 miles ), Cleary, MS (3.3 miles ), Madison, MS (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 141 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 1998: 118 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1999: 184 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2000: 113 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2002: 102 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2003: 93 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2004: 85 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2005: 77 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2006: 139 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2007: 223 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2008: 456 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2011: 148 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $251,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.32 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Jackson nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Chimneyville, City with Soul

Daytime population change due to commuting: +39,271 (+22.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 44,126 (64.9%)

Area code: 601

Jackson household income distribution Jackson home values distribution

Crime rates in Jackson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 504945533840466337415263
per 100,000 27.026.324.829.321.122.626.236.121.423.529.935.8
Rapes 218182179165158160141136124101126135
per 100,000 117.897.898.691.287.690.280.377.871.858.072.376.7
Robberies 1,0441,0749626786121,0228629429581,086808799
per 100,000 564.0577.4530.1374.7339.2576.3491.1539.1554.4623.6463.9454.1
Assaults 654497462376417514463511396490634671
per 100,000 353.3267.2254.6207.8231.1289.8263.8292.4229.2281.4364.0381.4
Burglaries 4,6834,3774,3693,4003,1393,8173,8974,3344,5694,8184,7224,124
per 100,000 2529.72353.12407.41879.01739.92152.42220.22480.32644.12766.52711.12344.0
Thefts 8,9728,6698,3236,8466,9607,5346,9846,9906,9946,8776,6326,308
per 100,000 4846.54660.54586.23783.33857.74248.53978.94000.44047.53948.83807.83585.3
Auto thefts 2,9652,8002,8042,0241,9091,8571,5841,7111,6191,5551,4571,136
per 100,000 1601.61505.31545.11118.51058.11047.2902.4979.2936.9892.9836.5645.7
Arson 9673595259653981113838663
per 100,000 51.939.232.528.732.736.722.246.465.447.749.435.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 861.4805.1790.4638.7602.9730.7683.1744.3713.0737.8717.1684.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jackson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 746 (468 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Jackson tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -12,270 (-6.2%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in Jackson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jackson, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jackson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Jackson city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from Jackson center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 310.7 miles away from Jackson center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hinds County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jackson topographic map

Birthplace of: Jimmy Hart - Male singer, Cassandra Wilson - Musician, Lake Speed - Stock car racing driver, LeAnn Rimes - Singer, Trey Johnson - Professional basketball shooting guard, D. Michael Lindsay - President of Gordon College, Joe M. Turner - Magician, Devin Britton - Tennis player, Richard Ford - (born 1944), author, Ben Domenech - Blogger.

Main business address for: PARKWAY PROPERTIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), CAL MAINE FOODS INC (AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION - LIVESTOCK & ANIMAL SPECIALTIES), EASTGROUP PROPERTIES INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), SYSTEM ENERGY RESOURCES INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES).

Hospitals in Jackson:

  • ALPHA HEALTHCARE, LLC (407 BRIARWOOD DRIVE, SUITE 207C)
  • CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1850 CHADWICK DR)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOSPICE CARE, LLC (133 BRENDA DRIVE)
  • MIRACLE CARE HOSPICE, INC (330 EDGEWOOD TERRACE, SUITE B)
  • MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN'S REHAB CENTER (777 LAKELAND DR)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF JACKSON (5 OLD RIVER LACE, SUITE 200)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE LLC (13 NORTHTOWN DRIVE, SUITE 220)
  • RESTORATIVE CARE HOSPITAL,THE (1225 NORTH STATE ST)
  • ST DOMINIC'S DOCTORS HOSPITAL (2969 UNIVERSITY DR)
  • STA HOME HOSPICE (406 BRIARWOOD DRIVE SUITE 402)
  • WOMAN'S HOSPITAL AT RIVER OAKS (Proprietary, 1026 NORTH FLOWOOD DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Jackson:

  • Jackson-Evers International Airport (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 9,991, Air Taxi Ops: 19,946, Itinerant Ops: 11,958, Local Ops: 2,104, Military Ops: 21,301)
  • Hawkins Field Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 2,200, Itinerant Ops: 15,600, Local Ops: 21,500, Military Ops: 2,300)
  • Heliports: 6
See details about airports and heliports located in Jackson, MS

Amtrak station:

JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Jackson:

  • Jackson State University (Full-time enrollment: 7,485; Location: 1440 J R Lynch Street; Public; Website: www.jsums.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Belhaven University (FT enrollment: 3,147; Location: 1500 Peachtree St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.belhaven.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (FT enrollment: 1,400; Location: 2500 N State St; Public; Website: www.umc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Millsaps College (FT enrollment: 989; Location: 1701 N State St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.millsaps.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Antonelli College-Jackson (FT enrollment: 623; Location: 2323 Lakeland Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.antonellicollege.edu)
  • Virginia College-Jackson (FT enrollment: 380; Location: 5841 Ridgewood Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vc.edu)
  • Strayer University-Mississippi (FT enrollment: 272; Location: 460 Briarwood Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/mississippi/jackson; Offers Master's degree)
  • Magnolia College of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 196; Location: 4725 I55 N; Private, for-profit; Website: www.magnoliacollegeofcosmetology.com)
  • Academy of Hair Design-Jackson (FT enrollment: 139; Location: 1815 Terry Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.academyofhair.com)
  • Traxlers School of Hair (FT enrollment: 54; Location: 2845 Suncrest Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: traxlerschool.com)
  • Wesley Biblical Seminary (FT enrollment: 53; Location: 787 E. Northside Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wbs.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Board of Trustees-Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning (Location: 3825 Ridgewood Rd; Public; Website: www.mississippi.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Mississippi Community College Board (Location: 3825 Ridgewood Rd; Public; Website: www.mccb.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jackson:

  • Mississippi College (about 8 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 14 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 46 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Holmes Community College (about 48 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Alcorn State University (about 63 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • East Central Community College (about 65 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 78 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)

Public high schools in Jackson:

Biggest private high schools in Jackson:

  • JACKSON ACADEMY (Students: 1,384; Location: 4908 RIDGEWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL-SOUTH CAMPUS (Students: 1,181; Location: 4120 OLD CANTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • JACKSON PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 796; Location: 3100 LAKELAND DR; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • FAITH ACADEMY OF JACKSON (Students: 612; Location: 5835 HWY 80 W; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HILLCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: 4060 S SIWELL RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRIST MISSIONARY INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE (Students: 189; Location: 3910 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EDUCATION CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 4080 OLD CANTON RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • THE VERITAS SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 5708 OLD CANTON RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • NEW SUMMIT SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 1417 LELIA DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CARES SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 402 WESLEY AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Jackson:

  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 697; Location: 1390 N STATE ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL- LOWER SCHOOL CAMPUS (Students: 530; Location: 4120 OLD CANTON RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ST RICHARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 100 HOLLY DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MOTHER GOOSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 408; Location: 6543 WATKINS DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: 5202 WATHENS DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 1109 COOPER RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ADHIAMBO SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 3424 ROBINSON ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • NEW JERUSALEM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 1285 RAYMOND RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST THERESE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 309 W MCDOWELL RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • TRIUMPH VILLAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 99; Location: 5302 QUEEN MARY LN; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Jackson

Library in Jackson:

  • JACKSON/HINDS LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,962,892; Location: 300 NORTH STATE STREET; 567,443 books; 26,975 audio materials; 39,623 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 25 other licensed databases; 911 print serial subscriptions; 24 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jackson: James Observatory (A), Greenway Industrial Park (B), Colonial Country Club (C), Jackson Country Club (D), River Hills Club (E), Shady Oaks Country Club (F), Mississippi State Capitol (G), Agriculture and Forestry Museum (H), Dizzy Dean Museum (I), Museum of Natural Science (J), LeFleurs Bluff Tourist Center (K), Old Capitol Museum (L), Hinds County Courthouse (M), Mississippi Coliseum (N), Methodist Rehabilitation Center (O), Select Specialty Hospital - Jackson (P), Jackson Fire Department District 3 Station 7 (Q), Jackson Fire Department District 2 Station 11 (R), Jackson Fire Department District 2 Station 23 (S), Jackson Fire Department District 3 Station 20 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Battlefield Shopping Center (1), Beasley Shopping Center (2), Bel Aire Shopping Center (3), Candlestick Shopping Center (4), Clinton Boulevard Shopping Center (5), Cook Shopping Center (6), Delta Mart Shopping Center (7), Deville Plaza Shopping Center (8), Ellis Avenue Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Jackson include: PARKWAY PROPERTIES INC (A), CAL MAINE FOODS INC (B), EASTGROUP PROPERTIES INC (C), SYSTEM ENERGY RESOURCES INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson include: New Lake Church (A), Sweet Rock Missionary Baptist Church (B), Stonewall Baptist Church (C), Sovereign Grace Baptist Church (D), Southside Church of God (E), Southside Baptist Church (F), Southside Assembly of God Church (G), North Park Church (H), Shady Grove Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Lawn Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), Jackson Memorial Gardens (3), Johnson Cemetery (4), Elmwood Cemetery (5), Lake Cemetery (6), Lakewood Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mayes Lake (A), Swan Lake (B), Lake Hico (C), Lake LaRue (D), Cooks Lake (E), Lake Catherine (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Creek (A), Purple Creek (B), Brashear Creek (C), Neely Creek (D), Lynch Creek (E), Hardy Creek (F), Hanging Moss Creek (G), White Oak Creek (H), Eubanks Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson include: Poindexter Park (1), Smith-Wills Stadium (2), Jaycee Park (3), Battlefield Park (4), Presidential Hills Park (5), Parham Bridge Park (6), Riverside Park (7), College Park (8), Bradley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Medgar Evers Museum (2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive) (1), Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum (1152 Lakeland Drive) (2), Audubon Society Jackson Chapter (Museums; 2148 Riverside Drive) (3), Glory of Baroque Dresden Exhibition (Museums; 429 South West Street) (4), International Museum of Muslim Cultures (117 East Pascagoula Street) (5), Oaks Museum House (823 North Jefferson Street) (6), Manship House Museum (420 East Fortification Street) (7), Mississippi Museum of Art (201 East Pascagoula Street Suite 103) (8), Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (2148 Riverside Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn-Coliseum (804 Larson Street) (1), Econo Lodge (3880 I 55 South) (2), Regal Sales Office (6145 I 55 North) (3), Hampton Inn (465 Briarwood Drive) (4), Luxury Inn (5709 Medgar Evers Boulevard) (5), Regency Inn of Jackson (1714 Highway 80 West) (6), Executive Inn & Suites (390 Highway 49 South) (7), Best Western Executive Inn (725 Larson Street) (8), Holiday Inn & Suites Jackson North (5075 I55 Frontage Road North) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Hinds County Justice Court (407 East Pascagoula Street) (1), Hinds County - Rural Transportation Teen Court- Elected Officials County Support Agen (258 Maddox Road) (2), Hinds County - Elected Officials County Support Agencies- Circuit Court System- Subdistric (407 East Pascagoula Street) (3), Hinds County - Elected Officials County Support Agencies- Chancery Court System- Judges- Divisio (400 East Silas Brown Street) (4), Hinds County - Elected Officials County Support Agencies- Chancery Court Sy (316 South President Street) (5), Pearl City - Police Department- Municipal Court (2422 Old Brandon Road) (6), Hinds County - Clerk- Elected Officials County Support Agencies- Justice Court System- Consta (407 East Pascagoula Street) (7), Judicial Performance Mississippi Commission (146 East Amite Street) (8), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (100 West Capitol Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hinds County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.716. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.716
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jackson that have no violations reported:

  • WARREN HOOD SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.5%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2010:

  • 3,842 people in college/university student housing
  • 998 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 207 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 198 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 168 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 123 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 113 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 110 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 91 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 66 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 34 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Jackson in 2000:

  • 3,307 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,100 people in nursing homes
  • 733 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 426 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 369 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 269 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 228 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 197 people in other group homes
  • 181 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 119 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 111 people in state prisons
  • 102 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 89 people in institutions for the blind
  • 57 people in halfway houses
  • 47 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 37 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Jackson, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Jackson compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 60,492. Jackson State Tigers.
  • Mississippi Coliseum. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Jackson (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: 21 branches. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: 14 branches. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BankPlus: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Terry Road Branch, Mcdowell Square Branch, Jackson Main Branch, Lakeland Branch, Medical Center Branch, Canton Mart Road Branch. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • OmniBank: East Capitol Street Branch, Ellis Avenue Branch, Pear Orchard Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.4 mil, Deposits: $69.8 mil, headquarters in Mantee, MS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Community Bank of Mississippi: Lefleur Branch at 1665 Lakeland Drive, branch established on 2007/01/16; Canton Road Branch at 6158 Old Canton Road, branch established on 1992/01/16. Info updated 2010/04/06: Bank assets: $639.2 mil, Deposits: $566.3 mil, headquarters in Forest, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ridgewood Branch at 6114 Ridgewood Road, branch established on 2005/01/03; One Jackson Place Branch at 188 East Capital Street, branch established on 1999/01/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Consumer National Bank Branch at 140 West Pearl Street, branch established on 1975/10/01; Maywood Branch at 4678 I-55 North, branch established on 2004/03/22. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • FIRST COMMERCIAL BANK: First Commercial Bank at 1300 Meadowbrook Road, branch established on 2000/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $262.4 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Mississippi:

  • Ramada Inn Coliseum - Jackson, Greymont Ave, Jackson, MS 39202 , Phone: (601) 969-2141
  • Ramada Inn Southwest Conference Center - Jax, 1525 Ellis Ave, Jackson, MS 39204 , Phone: (601) 944-1150
  • Hilton Jackson, 1001 E County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39211 , Phone: (601) 957-2800
  • Sun N Sand Motor Hotel - Jackson, N Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39202 , Phone: (601) 354-2501
  • Motel 6 - Jackson, N Frontage Rd, Jackson, MS 39201 , Phone: (601) 969-3423
  • Motel 6 - Jackson, I-55 N Countyline Rd, Jackson, MS 39213 , Phone: (601) 956-8848
  • Quality Inn North - Jackson, 4641 I-55 N, Jackson, MS 39206 , Phone: (601) 982-1044, Fax: (601) 366-3381
  • Red Roof Inn - Jackson, 700 Larson St, Jackson, MS 39202 , Phone: (601) 969-5006, Fax: (601) 969-5159
  • 39 other hotels and motels
All 47 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jackson, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jackson travel time to work - commute Jackson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Jackson:

(Jackson, Mississippi Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Jackson city (based on Hinds County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.35%
Here: 55.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents54.3%19.1%5.3%4.2%4.1%
Congregations30.6%16.0%4.1%5.0%5.9%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.7%1.5%1.3%0.9%6.7%
Congregations7.3%2.3%1.4%0.9%26.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Hinds County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Hinds County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Hinds County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 109
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hinds County:

31.0%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 60$176,625$35,3250$0
Other Government Administration 89$281,741$37,9889$6,506
Judicial and Legal 83$262,543$37,9581$2,896
Police Protection - Officers 505$1,443,648$34,3050$0
Police - Other 91$213,001$28,08855$32,041
Firefighters 328$1,010,232$36,9600$0
Fire - Other 17$65,317$46,1061$970
Correction 28$57,532$24,6570$0
Streets and Highways 122$276,132$27,1610$0
Welfare 88$186,097$25,37761$20,088
Solid Waste Management 22$40,967$22,3460$0
Sewerage 88$200,495$27,3400$0
Parks and Recreation 158$331,933$25,21010$8,839
Housing and Community Development(Local) 33$82,664$30,0600$0
Water Supply 183$394,433$25,8640$0
Transit 5$16,220$38,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 223$473,525$25,4818$3,578
Totals for Government 2,123$5,513,105$31,162145$74,918

Jackson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,835,000 ($109.10)
    Air Transportation: $18,654,000 ($108.05)
    Sewerage: $14,302,000 ($82.84)
    Water Utilities: $9,534,000 ($55.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,101,000 ($6.38)
    General - Other: $919,000 ($5.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $30,558,000 ($177.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,472,000 ($112.79)
    Sewerage: $14,434,000 ($83.61)
    General - Other: $12,762,000 ($73.92)
    Regular Highways: $11,698,000 ($67.76)
    Central Staff Services: $11,317,000 ($65.55)
    Water Utilities: $8,955,000 ($51.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,848,000 ($51.25)
    Air Transportation: $8,822,000 ($51.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,952,000 ($46.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,859,000 ($33.94)
    Transit Utilities: $5,637,000 ($32.65)
    Financial Administration: $4,479,000 ($25.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,456,000 ($25.81)
    General Public Buildings: $2,875,000 ($16.65)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,356,000 ($13.65)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,254,000 ($13.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,832,000 ($10.61)
    Health - Other: $771,000 ($4.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,469,000 ($31.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,588,000 ($26.58)
    Police Protection: $1,944,000 ($11.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,319,000 ($7.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($7.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($3.01)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($2.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $466,000 ($2.70)
    Financial Administration: $421,000 ($2.44)
    Central Staff Services: $369,000 ($2.14)
    General Public Building: $300,000 ($1.74)
    Transit Utilities: $289,000 ($1.67)
    Correctional Institutions: $160,000 ($0.93)
    Health - Other: $130,000 ($0.75)
    Public Welfare - Other: $130,000 ($0.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($0.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $82,333,000 ($476.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,287,000 ($42.21)

Jackson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,876,000 ($138.30)
    Air Transportation: $16,462,000 ($95.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,996,000 ($52.11)
    All Other: $4,528,000 ($26.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $653,000 ($3.78)
    Parking Facilities: $192,000 ($1.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,109,000 ($70.14)
    Air Transportation: $10,092,000 ($58.46)
    Highways: $4,259,000 ($24.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,850,000 ($22.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $847,000 ($4.91)
    All Other: $74,000 ($0.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,813,000 ($33.67)
    Interest Earnings: $4,235,000 ($24.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,123,000 ($18.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,850,000 ($16.51)
    Rents: $2,101,000 ($12.17)
    Special Assessments: $17,000 ($0.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,290,000 ($100.15)
    Transit Utilities: $423,000 ($2.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,201,000 ($227.07)
    All Other: $2,019,000 ($11.69)
    Transit Utilities: $1,871,000 ($10.84)
    Highways: $1,258,000 ($7.29)
  • Tax - Property: $59,079,000 ($342.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,618,000 ($49.92)
    Other License: $1,054,000 ($6.11)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $367,000 ($2.13)

Jackson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $383,303,000 ($2220.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $306,928,000 ($1777.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,460,000 ($923.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $83,085,000 ($481.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,235,000 ($24.53)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,650,000 ($21.14)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $585,000 ($3.39)

Jackson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,022,000 ($394.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,138,000 ($412.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,646,000 ($125.38)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($77 average AGI)
Hinds County:

0.02%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rankin County, MS  1.07% ($28,135 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  1.03% ($29,536)
from Warren County, MS  0.22% ($29,581)


6.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Hinds County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rankin County, MS  1.30% ($33,766 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  1.25% ($44,471)
to Copiah County, MS  0.16% ($29,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jackson:

  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jackson:

  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jackson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 358
Total length: 3,187 meters (10,456ft)
Total costs: $92,622,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,759,810
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,001,159

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 8
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 36
  • 1960-1969: 136
  • 1970-1979: 80
  • 1980-1989: 51
  • 1990-1999: 25
  • 2000-2009: 11
  • 2010-2012: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jackson, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jackson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 367 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jackson, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 311 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jackson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 170 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jackson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED328$119,673386$120,5511,625$141,899189$54,79811$1,786,909640$78,9282$21,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$96,53016$93,501133$114,34815$73,0430$016$59,7241$52,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED97$104,98194$63,667779$103,656287$21,8291$500,000179$63,5143$46,487
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$118,61152$114,509413$119,01625$224,4750$098$101,0411$24,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$101,92810$112,403132$101,86527$55,6050$015$64,6680$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 53 tracts in Jackson, MS

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$152,04937$170,3221$128,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$103,26622$167,2902$74,955
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$162,3488$180,9100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$47,0002$258,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$98,4423$167,7704$75,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1225
  • Hazardous Condition: 436
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Jackson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jackson, MS
Most common first names in Jackson, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,70270.2 years
Mary1,56476.5 years
John1,35971.2 years
William1,19572.5 years
Willie1,06770.8 years
Robert1,00469.3 years
George68672.9 years
Charles64967.5 years
Annie57478.8 years
Thomas46672.0 years
Most common last names in Jackson, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,10571.9 years
Williams90671.5 years
Jones87372.2 years
Johnson82372.9 years
Brown62071.8 years
Davis53171.6 years
Robinson41970.9 years
Taylor40372.2 years
Moore38271.3 years
Thomas36273.1 years
Businesses in Jackson, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Marriott2
Ace Hardware4Marshalls1
Advance Auto Parts5MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's2McDonald's11
Audi1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone6Motel 61
BMW1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins2Nike22
Baymont Inn1Nissan2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot4
Best Western2Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Burger King6Outback Steakhouse1
Burlington Coat Factory1Papa John's Pizza2
CVS4Payless3
CarMax1Penske3
Casual Male XL1PetSmart1
Catherines2Pizza Hut5
Chevrolet2Popeyes7
Chick-Fil-A2Quality1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken6RadioShack3
Circle K1Red Lobster1
Clarion1Red Roof Inn1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid3
Cracker Barrel1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In5
Decora Cabinetry5Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza3Sears2
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sleep Inn1
FedEx52Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Studio 61
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford1Subway20
GNC4Super 82
Goodwill6T-Mobile6
H&R Block7T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell4
Hilton3Talbots2
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyatt1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP2U-Haul16
InTown Suites1UPS35
JoS. A. Bank1Vans2
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
KFC5Waffle House4
Kroger2Walgreens7
La Quinta1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's7
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA4

Jackson on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 (39174) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #17 (39211) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (39203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (39201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Israeli first ancestries"
  • #86 (39216) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Egyptian first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Gaylon L. Baumgardner (16)
  • Mark E. Rodgers (9)
  • Pat Barrett (5)
  • Patrick Barrett (3)
  • John D. Adams, Jr. (3)
  • Henry Lee Jones, Ii (2)
  • William Bares (2)
  • Nuno GonÇalves Ferreira (2)
  • Dean Brent Barron (2)
  • Hari Har Parshad Cohly (2)

Total of 90 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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