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Where is Jackson, MS?

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Jackson is a city found in Mississippi, The United States Of America. It is located 32.30 latitude and -90.18 longitude and it is situated at elevation 100 meters above sea level.

Jackson has a population of 173,514 making it the biggest city in Mississippi. It operates on the CDT time zone.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Mississippi
Population 173,514
Elevation 100 m over sea level
Time Zone CDT
Longitude -90.184810
Latitude 32.298760
Airports Hawkins Field, Jackson-Evers International Airport

Jackson has a population of around 173212, of which 80211 (46%) are male and 93001 (53%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Jackson is 34.56, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.16 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Jackson's 173212 residents, around 171941 (99.30%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is black/African American, which consists of 80.10% of the population. Of the remaining population, 31184 are white (18.00%), 132 are native Americans (0.10%), 641 are asians (0.40%), 22 are pacific islanders (0.00%), 1217 are other (0.70%).

The median income of households in Jackson is $32250.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 16.00% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Jackson, MS Zipcodes

The city of Jackson has 18 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 39056, 39157, 39174, 39201, 39202, 39203, 39204, 39206, 39208, 39209, 39211, 39212, 39213, 39216, 39217, 39232, 39269, 39272.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.