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Jackson Apartments
Last updated February 26 2024 at 3:54 PM

Jackson, MS
155 Apartments for Rent

Jackson Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 160,628
Population Density: 1,446 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 57%
Median Annual Income: $35,070 / year
Median Rent: $930 / month

What locals are saying

Greetings, one and all, and welcome to your virtual Jackson, Tennessee apartment hunting op center! Situated conveniently between Memphis and Nashville, Jackson features a wide range of rental options and is a popular living locale for Volunteer State renters from all walks of life, be they sweet-tea or whiskey flavored. Are you ready to join the more than 65,000 Southern gents and belles who call Jackson home? Of course you are. That was rhetorical. Fortunately, you’ve stumbled onto the right website, because setting people up in their Tennessee dream dwellings is what we do best!

One of the sweetest aspects of life in Jackson is how affordable the city is

Jackson Demographics


How diverse is Jackson?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Jackson is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Jackson are Black Or African American (81.8%), White (14.2%), Two Or More (2%), Hispanic Or Latino (1.8%), Asian (0.3%), Other (0%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Jackson residents?

The median age in Jackson is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Jackson?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Jackson is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Jackson are Black Or African American (81.8%), White (14.2%), Two Or More (2%), Hispanic Or Latino (1.8%), Asian (0.3%), Other (0%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Jackson residents?

The median age in Jackson is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Jackson Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Jackson is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Jackson is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Jackson is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Jackson


Elementary Schools

10 /10
Davis Magnet School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
266 Students
3 Reviews
266
Students
3 Reviews
10 /10
Power Apac School
Public
4-5
Public
4-5
138 Students
4 Reviews
138
Students
4 Reviews
8 /10
Casey Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
403 Students
5 Reviews
403
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Northwest Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
388 Students
4 Reviews
388
Students
4 Reviews
2 /10
Chastain Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
645 Students
16 Reviews
645
Students
16 Reviews
2 /10
Blackburn Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
427 Students
4 Reviews
427
Students
4 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
Murrah High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,367 Students
3 Reviews
1,367
Students
3 Reviews
3 /10
Callaway High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,063 Students
2 Reviews
1,063
Students
2 Reviews
2 /10
Forest Hill High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,063 Students
2 Reviews
1,063
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Jackson


Apartment List has released the results for Jackson from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
53%
Weather
46%
Pet Friendliness
42%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
38%
Public Transit
34%
Commute Time
32%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
28%
Social Life
27%
Quality of Schools
25%
Affordability
19%
State and Local Taxes
19%
Dating
10%
Safety and Crime Rate
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Average rent in Jackson, Mississippi

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Jackson is $941, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $975. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Jackson, MS


Searching for an apartment for rent in Jackson, MS? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 155 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Jackson. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Jackson is $800 for a studio, $941 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $975 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Jackson apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Jackson, MS apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Jackson?

In Jackson, the average rent is $800 for a studio, $941 for a 1-bedroom, $975 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,303 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Jackson, check out our monthly Jackson Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Jackson?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Jackson by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Jackson?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Jackson apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Jackson?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Jackson.

How can I find off-campus housing in Jackson?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Jackson. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Jackson State University, Belhaven University, and Mississippi College.