Jackson lies along the Pearl River in the west-central part of Mississippi. It also serves as the co-seat with Raymond of Hinds County. The city has been considered to be a significant transportation and distribution center in the state and the region. Its major services lie in the telecommunication and government and have become a significant component of the city’s economy. Jackson’s cost of living is considered to be affordable compared to other similarly sized metro areas. The price of housing prices in the town is considerably lower than the national average and that the residents pay less in the utilities, groceries, and health care. The majority of the population is younger than 20. Since the city is deemed to be family-oriented, a lot of people preferred to settle or retire in the city.

Population 172,638  (-6.80%)

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