Jackson County MS Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

Jackson County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 144,768
Daytime Population: Workers 59,205
Daytime Population: Residents 81,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 140,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 143,518
Population in Familes 119,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,250
Population Density2 200
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $49,953
Average Household Income $64,378
Per Capita Income $24,323


Total Housing Units 62,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,327 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,951 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,564 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $136,814
Average Home Value $167,209


Total Households 54,278
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 38,423
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.57%
Households 0.54% 0.59%
Families 0.35% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


Jackson County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 5 95th
Population Density # 4 96th
Diversity Index # 30 65th
Median Household Income # 6 94th
Per Capita Income # 8 91st

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