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Jackson has the 1957th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Jackson is part of the Cape Girardeau metro area. Unemployment in the Cape Girardeau area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Cape Girardeau has the 351st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Jackson is below average at $38,180, and the median cost of a home in Jackson is $152,600, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in Jackson hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Jackson. 83% of Jackson workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Jackson spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.