Jackson, TN

67,006 Population
58.6 square miles 1,143.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.0%
was 1.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in TN
Population Density
1,143.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.0%
was 48.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.8%
was 3.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in TN
Percent Under 18
22.8%
was 23.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in TN
Percent 65 and Over
15.7%
was 12.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in TN

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 6.5
Ranked 15th Lowest in TN
Percent Living in Poverty
21.7%
was 20.1%
Ranked 7th Lowest in TN
Median Household Income
$39,747
was $43,876
Ranked 7th Highest in TN
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.7
51.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.9
was 16.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,073.9
was 1,373.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,491.6
was 5,128.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,347
was 29,115
Ranked 8th Highest in TN
Median Rent
$808
was $862
Ranked 6th Highest in TN
Total Building Permits
156
was 474
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,287
was 25,199
 
Homeownership Rate
53.4%
was 54.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in TN
Single Family Building Permits
156
was 187
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
519.2
was 496.8
Ranked 9th Highest in TN
Rental Vacancy Rate
24.9%
was 25.2%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TN
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 287
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 5th Highest in TN
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.1
was 15.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.3
was 7.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.8%
was 98.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in TN
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in TN
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in TN

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.6%
was 91.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in TN
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.0%
was 30.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in TN

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