People Facts Jackson Mississippi
Population, 2010 173,514 2,967,297
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 7.8% 7.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 27.4% 25.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 10.0% 12.8%
Female persons, percent, 2010 53.5% 51.4%
White persons, percent, 2010 18.4% 59.1%
Black persons, percent, 2010 79.4% 37.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 0.1% 0.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 0.4% 0.9%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 0.9% 1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 1.6% 2.7%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 18.0% 58.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 1.8% 2.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 3.3% 3.8%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 81.8% 79.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 26.5% 19.5%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 20.1 23.9
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 54.4% 70.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 27.6% 13.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $89,100 $96,500
Households, 2006-2010 62,400 1,081,052
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.72 2.64
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $19,095 $19,977
Median household income 2006-2010 $34,555 $37,881
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 26.6% 21.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms, 2007 15,385 225,977
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 41.9% 18.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 - 0.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 2.0% 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.3% 0.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 34.5% 26.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 893,342 59,869,456
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,931,918 23,003,585
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,660,082 33,751,407
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $15,027 $11,552
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 335,693 7,045,097
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 111.05 46,923.27
Persons per square mile, 2010 1,562.5 63.2
Counties Hinds County
Madison County
Rankin County