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Jackson, MS

A medium-sized city in Mississippi, Jackson has a population of just under 171,000. With an average age of just over 35, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Mississippi. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their home. The average rent of $822 a month is roughly the same as the state average.

Among Jackson residents over the age of 25, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Jackson: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Combined, these industries make up 18% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, making it the top field in the city. Jackson workers earn an average annual income of around $50K, a bit less than the state average. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

With an average commute time of about 22 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Jackson residents are well aware that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (39%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is not used widely. Not many residents walk to work.

Average Rent in Jackson

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Apr 20$888$750$832$952
Mar 20903740837952
Feb 20897737837960
Jan 20888750837962
Dec 19888750825955
Nov 19888750832955
Oct 198887408491,012
Sep 19888724837955
Aug 198887248751,017
Jul 198888309001,027
Jun 198359251,027
May 199219601,027
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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