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Population for Jackson: 156,803

Total Males: 72,476
Total Females: 84,327
Total Households: 74,390
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Brief Information About Jackson

Jackson is the capital and the most populous city of the US state of Mississippi.The city was originally part of the Choctaw Nation.Jackson is situated on the  bank of Pearl River, and is served by the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Jackson is site to several major industries. Some of these include electrical equipment and machinery, processed food, and primary and fabricated metal products. The surrounding area supports agricultural development of livestock, soybeans, cotton, and poultry. Major private companies based in Jackson include Ergon.
Some of the Publicly traded companies which are headquartered in Jackson include Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALM), EastGroup Properties Inc. (NYSE:EGP),Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PKY) and Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ:TRMK).

Entrepreneurs and business leaders of Jackson include Ken Lewis ,Chairman, CEO, and President of Bank of America Corporation, Walter E. Massey (born 1938), corporate executive and board member of several organizations, (Hattiesburg), Glenn McCullough ,chairman and CEO of GLM Associates, LLC, (Tupelo), Charles Moorman, CEO of Norfolk Southern, (Hattiesburg), Clarence Otis, Jr. ,CEO of Darden Restaurants, (Vicksburg), Hartley Peavey (born 1941), founder of Peavey Electronics, (Starkville) Pig Foot Mary (1870–1929), culinary entrepreneur, (Mississippi Delta), Robert "Bob" Pittman, founder MTV, former CEO and COO AOL, (Jackson), J. H. Rush (1868–1931), founder of Rush's Infirmary, the first private hospital in Meridian, Mississippi, (De Kalb), Fred Smith (born 1944), founder of FedEx, (Marks), Antonio Maceo Walker (1909–1994), president of the Universal Life Insurance Company of Memphis, Tennessee.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Jackson, MS (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 156,803 ±272 156,803 (x)
            Male 72,476 ±689 46% ±0
            Female 84,327 ±702 54% ±0
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 86 ±2 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 10,969 ±502 7% ±0
            5 to 9 years 9,876 ±801 6% ±1
            10 to 14 years 11,376 ±777 7% ±1
            15 to 19 years 11,582 ±570 7% ±0
            20 to 24 years 13,294 ±490 9% ±0
            25 to 34 years 24,421 ±589 16% ±0
            35 to 44 years 18,420 ±647 12% ±0
            45 to 54 years 17,309 ±645 11% ±0
            55 to 59 years 9,078 ±612 6% ±0
            60 to 64 years 9,849 ±595 6% ±0
            65 to 74 years 12,989 ±476 8% ±0
            75 to 84 years 5,512 ±460 4% ±0
            85 years and over 2,128 ±270 1% ±0
            Median age (years) 34 ±0 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 38,413 ±889 25% ±1
            16 years and over 122,217 ±1,025 78% ±1
            18 years and over 118,390 ±928 76% ±1
            21 years and over 109,931 ±944 70% ±1
            62 years and over 26,519 ±869 17% ±1
            65 years and over 20,629 ±612 13% ±0
        18 years and over 118,390 ±928 118,390 (x)
              Male 53,209 ±837 45% ±1
              Female 65,181 ±709 55% ±1
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 82 ±2 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 20,629 ±612 20,629% (x)
              Male 8,321 ±436 40% ±2
              Female 12,308 ±470 60% ±2
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 68 ±5 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 156,803 ±272 156,803 (x)
              One race 154,894 ±685 99% ±0
              Two or more races 1,909 ±597 1% ±0
          One race 154,894 ±685 99% ±0
                White 23,541 ±901 15% ±1
                Black or African American 129,863 ±1,109 83% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 304 ±292 0% ±0
                Cherokee tribal grouping 32 ±62 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±33 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 0 ±33 0% ±0
                Sioux tribal grouping 0 ±33 0% ±0
          Asian 538 ±178 0% ±0
                Asian Indian 175 ±106 0% ±0
                Chinese 218 ±190 0% ±0
                Filipino 63 ±47 0% ±0
                Japanese 0 ±33 0% ±0
                Korean 25 ±39 0% ±0
                Vietnamese 21 ±22 0% ±0
                Other Asian 36 ±34 0% ±0
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 19 ±21 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 6 ±12 0% ±0
                Chamorro 13 ±18 0% ±0
                Samoan 0 ±33 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 0 ±33 0% ±0
            Some other race 629 ±356 0% ±0
          Two or more races 1,909 ±597 1% ±0
                White and Black or African American 456 ±221 0% ±0
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 93 ±50 0% ±0
                White and Asian 65 ±74 0% ±0
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 185 ±115 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 156,803 ±272 156,803 (x)
                White 25,129 ±992 16% ±1
                Black or African American 131,061 ±1,018 84% ±1
                American Indian and Alaska Native 1,043 ±525 1% ±0
                Asian 715 ±225 1% ±0
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 54 ±31 0% ±0
                Some other race 1,175 ±433 1% ±0
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 156,803 ±272 156,803 (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,317 ±410 2% ±0
                    Mexican 1,455 ±385 1% ±0
                    Puerto Rican 106 ±98 0% ±0
                    Cuban 156 ±178 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 600 ±284 0% ±0
              Not Hispanic or Latino 154,486 ±521 99% ±0
                    White alone 22,780 ±834 15% ±1
                    Black or African American alone 129,510 ±1,092 83% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 100 ±79 0% ±0
                    Asian alone 530 ±177 0% ±0
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 19 ±21 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 107 ±84 0% ±0
                Two or more races 1,440 ±557 1% ±0
                      Two races including Some other race 77 ±74 0% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 1,363 ±552 1% ±0
        Total housing units 74,390 ±623 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 117,165 ±969 117,165 (x)
                Male 52,496 ±835 45% ±1
                Female 64,669 ±728 55% ±1
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