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.

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

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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

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

(601) 960-1993

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