Jackson, Tennessee

Population 67,263

Jackson is located in Madison County, TN. The population is 67,263, making Jackson the largest city in Madison County and the 8th largest city in the state of Tennessee.

There are 26 public schools in Jackson with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Jackson is high , and there are 505 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Jackson is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Jackson property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Jackson include Oakfield, Three Way and Medina.

Jackson Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22%

Crime Rate

48.36% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 222
  • Violent Crimes: 977
  • Robbery: 136
  • Burglary: 741
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

67.55% Higher than national avg.
  • 505 offenders in Jackson
  • 75.08 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

422 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 34
  • Superfunds: 27
  • Tanks & Spills: 360


Moderate 3.6%
  • Tennessee unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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26 Public Schools view public schools

There are 26 K-12 public schools in Jackson, TN and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Jackson's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

505 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$143,700 compared to March 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

149 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jackson, TN issued 149 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jackson, TN issued 156 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $530
  • 1 Bedroom: $605
  • 2 Bedrooms: $735
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,018
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,172

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Environmental Hazards

422 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (204/230)
    Jackson, TN has 88.7% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Jackson, TN is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
    Jackson, TN is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.92°
  • February 42.06°
  • March 52.24°
  • April 61.7°
  • May 69.88°
  • June 77.95°
  • July 79.68°
  • August 79.3°
  • September 71.94°
  • October 59.72°
  • November 49.87°
  • December 41.87°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jackson, TN

Jackson, TN has a low risk of earthquakes.
Jackson, TN has no risk of hurricanes.
Jackson, TN has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Jackson, TN has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jackson, TN: $38,980


Unemployment in Jackson is 3.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.47%
White Collar - 51.53%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander
  • Sen. Bob Corker

City Representatives

  • Stephen Fincher

Neighborhood Info

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