Jackson, Louisiana 

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Population

3,788

3% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$34,236

Avg. Home Price

$172,300

Best Places to Live in Jackson, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta
Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

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What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area

Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: East Feliciana County
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
City: Jackson
Zip Codes: 70748
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jackson is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jackson jobs have increased by 2.02%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jackson's cost of living is 6.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Jackson's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Jackson's population is 3,788 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.65%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jackson is $172,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 26.37%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Jackson public schools spend $11,674 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Jackson. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Jackson

It's a good time to buy in Jackson. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Jackson Real Estate.

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ZIP CODES IN JACKSON, LOUISIANA
70748