StatisticWest Central JacksonJacksonMississippi
Population4,540172,0392,976,149
Population density (sq mi)6051,54964
Median age34.432.136.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%54%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%45%42%
Speak Englishn/a97%96%
Speak Spanishn/a2%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Central Jackson is 61% lower than Jackson
  • The median age in West Central Jackson is 7% higher than Jackson
  • In West Central Jackson 6.17% of the population is White
  • In West Central Jackson 92.10% of the population is Black
  • In West Central Jackson 0.04% of the population is Asian

Compare Jackson, MS Demographics

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      West Central Jackson population breakdown by race

      RaceWest Central JacksonJacksonMississippi
      White6.17%17.16%59.01%
      Black92.10%81.16%37.51%
      Asian0.04%0.37%0.96%
      American Indian0.00%0.09%0.44%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.02%
      Mixed race1.23%0.64%1.18%
      Other race0.45%0.53%0.88%
      In West Central Jackson, 1.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Central Jackson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The West Central Jackson, Jackson, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).