Jackson, MS (population: 171,210) has twenty-one higher education schools within its city limits. Millsaps College, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 1,117. It is the 2048th highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology). Jackson lies in Hinds county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. The Jackson, MS area has 245,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.60/hr average worker wage, and a $36,600 average annual salary.
Of the 21 schools in Jackson, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Magnolia College of Cosmetology comes out as the most expensive ($24,216/yr), with Academy of Hair Design Three as the lowest recorded at only $7,590/yr.Popular Bars in Jackson: