Jackson, MS 39212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jackson, MS 39212

Acceptable Alternative
Byram, MS 39212

Not Acceptable, USPS
JAX, MS 39212
Jksn, MS 39212
JXN, MS 39212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 430
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,585
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,526
  • County: Hinds County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.244, Longitude -90.264
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jackson, MS 39212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,883
Population in Households 32,850
Population in Familes 27,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,138
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 11,105
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 8,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,705 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,400 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,698 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $89,596
Average Home Value $106,801


Median Household Income $35,334
Average Household Income $46,141
Per Capita Income $15,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.25%
Households -0.43% -0.29%
Families -0.64% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jackson, MS 39212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39212 to the other 416 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 97th
Population Density1 # 22 95th
Diversity Index2 # 325 22nd
Median Household Income # 191 54th
Per Capita Income # 341 18th

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