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Jackson County, Mississippi (MS)


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County population in 2012: 140,298 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 131,420 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 23,349
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 14,073
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 35,548
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,783 (it was 12,128 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

30%

Land area: 727 sq. mi.
Water area: 316.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 192 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jackson County: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jackson County, Mississippi:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years

Males: 68,850  (46.6%)
Females: 70,818  (53.4%)

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Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,903 ($39,118 in 1999)
This county:

$48903
Mississippi:

$36646

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $716 (lower quartile is $523, upper quartile is $876)
This county:

$716
State:

$467


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $131,600 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Jackson County:

$131,600
Mississippi:

$98,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,800 - $196,100

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $156,570
Here:

$156,570
State:

$150,055

Townhouses or other attached units: $188,573
Here:

$188,573
State:

$180,099

In 2-unit structures: $37,617
Here:

$37,617
State:

$70,652

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $454,179
Here:

$454,179
State:

$940,330

Mobile homes: $69,175
Here:

$69,175
State:

$37,232

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $37,895
Here:

$37,895
State:

$27,068
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,292
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $373

Institutionalized population: 975

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Jackson County, MS map from a distance

Health of residents in Jackson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
67.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
52.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,029 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $561 (0.5%)


Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution


Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.2%
Jackson County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

21.9%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Pascagoula, MS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $489 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $808 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, St. Martin, Gulf Hills, Vancleave, Latimer, Gulf Park Estates, Escatawpa.

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

2005 air pollution in Jackson County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.012 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.jackson.ms.us

Click to draw/clear Jackson County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson County: US Highway 90 Roadside Park (A), Brown's Bridge Boat Ramp (B), Fort Bayou Bridge Pier (C), Pollock Ferry Boat Ramp (D), Roy Cumbest Bridge Boat Ramp (E), Camp Journey's End Recreational Vehicle Park (F), John's Bayou Marina (G), The Preserve Golf Club (H), Parker's Lake Boat Ramp (I), Whispering Pines Golf Course (J), Nut Bank (K), East Central County Golf Course (L), Graveline Bayou Boat Ramp (M), Shell Landing Golf Club (N), New Prospects Camp (O), Saint Andrews Golf Course (P), Cumbest Bluff Marina (Q), Forts Lake - Franklin Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (R), Vancleave Volunteer Fire Department May Lane Station (S), Forts Lake - Franklin Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson County include: Pine Grove Church (A), Red Hill Church (B), Rosedale Church (C), Salem Church (D), Antioch Baptist Church (E), Belle Fountain Baptist Church (F), Caswell Springs Church (G), Wells Church (H), Forts Lake Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hudson Cemetery (1), Graham Cemetery (2), Good Hope Cemetery (3), Forts Lake Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5), Davis Chapel Cemetery (6), Dees Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sims Mill Pond (A), Black Lake (B), Ellick Lake (C), Bird Lake (D), Billy Pond (E), Upper Ramsey Lake (F), Big Lake (G), Upper Jerry Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clay Creek (A), Clay Bayou (B), Big Island Branch (C), Big Cedar Creek (D), Big Branch (E), Bear Bayou (F), Bayou Rosa (G), Bayou Cumbest (H), Creole Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson County include: Red Creek State Wildlife Management Area (1), East Central County Park (2), Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge (3), Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: George County , Harrison County , Mobile County, Alabama , Stone County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 5,397
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,484 (50% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

2.7%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.5%

Jackson County marital status for males
Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 19,502 (2,184 second mortgage, 1,113 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,563

Here:

67.1% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.29%
Here52.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 68,719
Total congregations: 158

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33,589 (48.9%)12,930 (18.8%)9,673 (14.1%)3,069 (4.5%)1,175 (1.7%)
Congregations42 (26.6%)12 (7.6%)28 (17.7%)20 (12.7%)3 (1.9%)
NameChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1,135 (1.7%)1,071 (1.6%)1,012 (1.5%)975 (1.4%)4,090 (6.0%)
Congregations10 (6.3%)7 (4.4%)4 (2.5%)3 (1.9%)29 (18.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Jackson County - Pascagoula, Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, St. Martin

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Jackson County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Jackson County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
This county:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Jackson County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
Mississippi:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

11.9%
State:

14.4%


Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 76 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,252
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $405.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.24%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,616
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $16,418
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.08%
Upland cotton: 1760 harvested acres
Vegetables: 38 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 520 acres

Tornado activity:

Jackson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 2.6 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 57 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/13/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% 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 93.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from Jackson County center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson County (%):





Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,555 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 7,882 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 122 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 19 (0%)
  • Taxi: 78 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 108 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 93 (0%)
  • Walked: 502 (1%)
  • Other means: 391 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,362 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Jackson County, Mississippi in 2000:

People in group quarters in Jackson County, Mississippi in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $42,401.

9.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
Mississippi average:

7.82%


0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($702 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.17%
Mississippi average:

0.09%

4.80% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($15,528 average AGI)
4.15% relocated from other states ($17,768 average AGI)
Jackson County:

4.15%
Mississippi average:

3.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, MS  3.53% ($28,467 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.32% ($35,527)
from Hancock County, MS  0.20% ($44,588)
from George County, MS  0.14% ($27,483)
from Forrest County, MS  0.10% ($32,175)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.09% ($28,135)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.08% ($39,091)


12.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.59%
Mississippi average:

8.35%


0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($639 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.23%
Mississippi average:

0.08%

3.66% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($9,824 average AGI)
8.69% relocated to other states ($26,397 average AGI)
Jackson County:

8.69%
Mississippi average:

3.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, MS  1.75% ($31,501 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.93% ($43,555)
to George County, MS  0.35% ($41,385)
to Duval County, FL  0.26% ($32,500)
to Clark County, NV  0.22% ($44,554)
to San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($33,590)
to Forrest County, MS  0.14% ($31,852)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 17,153 (13,639 aged, 3,514 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12774.3
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 286.480
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39238.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1416.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 929.820
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.21

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.51

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.7
  • Other - 35.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 103.7
  • Suffocation - 33.5
  • Other - 22.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 138,378

Size of family households: 14,791 2-persons, 9,328 3-persons, 7,636 4-persons, 3,571 5-persons, 1,317 6-persons, 816 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,060 1-person, 2,194 2-persons, 323 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

94.9% of residents of Jackson County speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,621,092,000 ($11969 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,068,543,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $365,816,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $134,038,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $543,000
Federal grants: $74,900,000
Federal procurement contracts: $900,758,000 ($886,788,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $145,038,000 ($119,161,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,309,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $105,014,000
Federal Government insurance: $793,495,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,756
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,171
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +779
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +306
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 378
  • 3 rooms: 1,517
  • 4 rooms: 2,997
  • 5 rooms: 9,006
  • 6 rooms: 9,742
  • 7 rooms: 6,345
  • 8 rooms: 3,082
  • 9+ rooms: 2,475
  • 1 room: 213
  • 2 rooms: 1,006
  • 3 rooms: 1,972
  • 4 rooms: 3,527
  • 5 rooms: 3,013
  • 6 rooms: 1,431
  • 7 rooms: 640
  • 8 rooms: 214
  • 9+ rooms: 112
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 121
  • 1 bedroom: 939
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,748
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,641
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,273
  • 5+ bedrooms: 826
  • no bedroom: 262
  • 1 bedroom: 2,622
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,814
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,871
  • 4 bedrooms: 514
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,097
  • 1 vehicle: 8,715
  • 2 vehicles: 16,469
  • 3 vehicles: 6,678
  • 4 vehicles: 1,839
  • 5+ vehicles: 750
  • no vehicle: 1,735
  • 1 vehicle: 5,938
  • 2 vehicles: 3,697
  • 3 vehicles: 598
  • 4 vehicles: 101
  • 5+ vehicles: 59

57% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Mississippi.

Jackson County:

57.4%
State average:

59.0%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.8%)
  • Utility gas (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)
  • Electricity (71.0%)
  • Utility gas (23.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 934
Here:

5.4%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 441
Here:

5.8%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 328
Here:

6.6%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full 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 ORIGINATED408$142,752600$118,6502,102$138,550508$40,25617$966,765476$109,529119$42,555
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$130,00061$89,918207$142,46430$78,0000$036$89,38929$50,034
APPLICATIONS DENIED82$112,622270$92,311906$129,383289$38,1590$0122$96,443117$49,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN77$121,091131$149,267564$146,79360$63,1671$2,961,00065$106,49215$62,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$140,76242$136,119233$128,7608$100,2500$013$126,8463$65,000
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$150,78365$189,9232$150,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$170,24031$186,0975$164,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$142,87510$201,8003$134,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$146,6677$186,2861$153,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$131,0003$225,6672$131,000
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Jackson County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James90169.8 years
John75570.8 years
William67771.9 years
Mary66176.0 years
Robert59168.6 years
Charles45068.7 years
George37172.7 years
Willie31172.3 years
Joseph30570.1 years
Thomas26970.5 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith44572.9 years
Williams33871.3 years
Johnson29170.5 years
Jones26869.8 years
Davis23770.4 years
Brown19269.7 years
Miller18872.1 years
Taylor15572.2 years
Wilson14272.4 years
Parker13973.4 years
Businesses in Jackson County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone2McDonald's8
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Best Western2Office Depot1
Blockbuster2Payless2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut3
Burger King4Popeyes2
CVS2Quality2
Church's Chicken2RadioShack3
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves3SONIC Drive-In5
Days Inn2Sears3
Decora Cabinetry1Staples1
Dennys1Studio 62
Domino's Pizza5Suburban1
FedEx10Subway10
GNC3Super 83
GameStop2T-Mobile6
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block4The Room Place1
Hardee's2Tire Kingdom1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul10
Howard Johnson1UPS10
JCPenney1Waffle House8
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC4Walmart2
La Quinta1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza2
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