Proclamation of Civil Emergency for winter weather is still in effect as well as a system-wide boil water notice. Several water distribution locations have been set up across the city. Residents can report low/ no water pressure to 3-1-1 or 601-960-1778. For additional updates, visit our news section.


Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Curfew Order for Jackson youth is still in effect.


2021 Municipal Elections Voting Precinct Changes and Absentee Voting details info here.

Economic Development

Small & Minority Business Assistance

Click here to contact the Office of Economic Development for information on various programs and growth opportunities.

City-Based Financial Assistance & Incentives

  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Ad Valorem Tax Exemption
  • Community Development Block Grant

Economic Development Partners

*additional funding is available through select partners, where applicable

Transportation Infrastructure

Drive Times to Surrounding Major Cities

  • Memphis
    • 3 hours, via I-55
  • New Orleans
    • 2.49 hours, via I-55
  • Birmingham
    • 3.30 hours, via I-20

City of Jackson Data

  • Total Population (Jackson)- 160,532
  • Total Population (MSA)- 595,290
    • Median Age- 34.7
  • Median Income– $38,972
  • Mean Income– $55,940


Population- age rangeRacial Makeup

Household Income

Workforce Data

Edu. Att.

by degree type

Degree- by age

*all data provided*

Quality of Life

Check out the Visit Jackson site for more quality of life details.

Visit Jackson


Small & Minority Business Development

The City hosts Equal Business Opportunity (EBO), as well as Small Business (SBA) programs that can be explored here



Jhai Keeton
Deputy Director of Planning & Development

(601) 960-1993

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