Jackson, MS 39212 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Jackson, MS 39212

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,531
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,514
  • County: Hinds County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.244, Longitude -90.264
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Jackson, MS 39212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39212 to the other 408 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 20 95th
Diversity Index2 # 318 22nd
Median Household Income # 160 61st
Per Capita Income # 303 26th

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Jackson, MS 39212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 33,522
Population in Households 33,492
Population in Familes 28,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,180
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 11,395
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 8,392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,059 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,336 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,487 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $157,320
Average Home Value $183,337


Median Household Income $36,217
Average Household Income $46,834
Per Capita Income $15,926
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.01% -0.12%
Households -0.04% -0.12%
Families -0.23% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

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