Jackson, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 75,665 housing units in Jackson. This represents a 4.7% decline from 79,374 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 75,172 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 493 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jackson is about 57.9%. Jackson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.4%. Average household size is 2.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jackson were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom15.90%
Two Bedrooms26.50%
Three Bedrooms41.60%
Four Bedrooms11.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$64,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$51,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$385

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan5.40%
Simple Mortgage56.40%
Debt Free30.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%