Jackson employment information

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Income per capita$19,042$20,956$28,555
Median household income$33,080$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,898$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,084$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$25,490$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$21,106$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level29.9%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jackson is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jackson is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jackson is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jackson is 92% higher than the national average.

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Jackson median earnings by income bracket

Jackson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector10.9%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.4%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%12.8%
Public administration8.6%9.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.6%
Education, health & social services14.9%39.9%
Other30.3%24.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Madison, MS24,871$99,10985%
Brandon, MS22,616$71,19933%
Terry, MS1,400$60,81314%
Clinton, MS25,486$60,16112%
Florence, MS4,249$60,03012%
Jackson, MS173,631$33,08038%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Garden Grove, CA173,853$59,36011%
Chattanooga, TN171,863$39,68326%
Oceanside, CA171,400$58,3859%
Fort Lauderdale, FL171,137$48,8989%
Santa Rosa, CA170,782$60,75814%
Jackson, MS173,631$33,08038%
Source: The Jackson, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.