Mayor Lumumba’s Sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order is still in effect for the City of Jackson. It is not rendered suspended or unenforceable by the Governor’s latest Executive Order – No. 1525.

Economic Development

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

Demographics

Population- age rangeRacial Makeup

Household Income

Workforce Data

Edu. Att.

by degree type

Degree- by age

*all data provided Census.gov*

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 https://www.jacksonms.gov/business-development/

 

Contacts

Jhai Keeton
Deputy Director of Planning & Development
jkeeton@jacksonms.gov

Brittany McCoy
Development Manager
bmccoy@jacksonms.gov

(601) 540-2226

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