Jackson, TN: What you need to know

The bustling city of Jackson, located in West Tennessee between Memphis and Nashville, is making an indelible mark on the world. As a leading exporter, Jackson ships everything from Pringles to industrial pipes to the far reaches of the globe. The city's diverse population enjoys an enviable business climate, top-rated hospitals, award-winning schools, affordable housing and wealth of recreational opportunities.


Jackson, TN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 67,161
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $38,153
Median Home Price $119,700
Walkscore 22

Jackson, TN Schools

With seven colleges and universities within driving distance, it's no wonder Jackson boasts a highly skilled workforce and educated population.

Jackson, TN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 46.3%
  Female 53.7%

 
7.9% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Jackson, TN

Median Population

Median Age 34.9%
Age 18 Over 76.3%
Age 21 Over 70.1%
Age 62 Over 16.8%
Age 65 Over 13.7%

Race

  Ethnicity White 50.5%
  Ethnicity Black 45.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income $38,153
  Median Home Price $119,700
  Homes Owned 44.2%
  Homes Rent 55.8%
  Median Property Rent $769

Language

  English Only 93.4%
  English Other 6.6%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 17 MINUTES
in Jackson, TN

Commute Types

  Walked 1.3%
  Worked at Home 3.4%
  Public Transportation 1.1%
  Other Means 3.1%
  Drove Alone 85.1%
  Carpooled 6%

22/100
WALK SCORE
for Jackson, TN