Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area MS Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 588,506
Population in Households 566,700
Population in Familes 468,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 21,806
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $50,242
Average Household Income $70,568
Per Capita Income $26,866


Total Housing Units 243,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146,303 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 71,524 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,500 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $143,805
Average Home Value $184,436


Total Households 217,827
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 147,953
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.37%
Households 0.45% 0.39%
Families 0.26% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.26%