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Nursing Homes near Jackson, Mississippi

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Plain View Assisted Living

214 Spell Dr, Richland, MS 39218

(9 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Plain View offers the comfort and elegance that you expect in senior care including 24 Hour Care, Respite Care and Adult Day Services. We are located on a beautiful site in Richland, MS, where the blooms of spring and the colors of fall can be enjoyed. You may choose to view from the comfort of...

The Blake at Flowood

350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232

(14 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will...

Ridgeland Place

410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157

(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

Brookdale Clinton

501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056

(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Endless OpportunitiesIn a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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Beau Ridge

650A Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157

(15 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia brings about its own unique and sometimes difficult challenges. At Beau Ridge Memory Care, we’re here to help. We embrace the Warchol Best-Abilities Care ModelSM and deliver the highest level of specialized Alzheimer’s/dementia care. The...

The Orchard

600 S Pear Orchard Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Blake at Township

608 Steed Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157

(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Blake at Township is an assisted living community for seniors who are looking to make Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi their home. This community provides its residents with the memory care that they are looking for, while offering them a peaceful place to call home. Guests of our...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Jackson, MS

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Jackson, MS

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Jackson nursing home is around $6,692, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Mississippi is about $7,087, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Jackson, Mississippi offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

Jackson is a great choice for senior living because the cost of living in Jackson is well below the national average. Both the cost-of-living and the grocery index were rated around ten points lower than the national average. All index scores are based on scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
89 92 $783 18.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $88,542 $35,308 None

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Jackson include:

  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center – This 440-bed facility was the first hospital founded in the city and is consistently ranked as the top hospital in Mississippi. They have a designated cancer center and cardiovascular center.
  • St. Dominic Hospital – This 571-bed acute-care facility is one of the top religious hospitals in the city.
  • Copiah County Medical Center – This hospital opened in 2017 and offers inpatient care, emergency services, imaging services, and a comprehensive cardiopulmonary department.

Weather and Climate

Jackson, Mississippi has a humid subtropical climate, which means that the summers tend to be hot and muggy while the winters are cool and short. The city receives above average rainfall, especially during the transition months of spring and fall. On average, the humidity level for Jackson is roughly 73%. The average humidity levels are often highest during the month of July at about roughly 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
82°F 93°F (August) 71°F (August) 51°F 63°F (February) 39°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
46 (Good) 56 in December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
5” 6” (March) 1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Hinds County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
71.1% 26.6% 2.3%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
338,185 166,965 580 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 1.49%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 24% 9% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 27% 12%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
0.4% 82.0% 1.2% 0.1% <1% 15.9% 0.6%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
9,093 46 8


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
12% 62% 12% 29% 6% 6%

Jackson is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community can generally participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As the capital of Mississippi, the city of Jackson has much in the way of culture and history. Located on the historic Mississippi freedom trail, the city has a storied past with many close ties to the civil rights movement. The Medgar Evers Home Museum commemorates the life of its namesake, Medgar Evers, who was a local civil rights activist and martyr. The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum also commemorates the civil rights movement with a special focus on the significance of Evers as well as Emmett Till. Tougaloo College is another historic location in the city, famous for its association with the Tougaloo Nine, who protested segregation. The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center educates visitors on the experiences and history of Black people in America, dating back to the transatlantic slave trade.

There are a number of other museums located in the LeFleur Museum District, including the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural Science, and the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. The International Museum of Muslim Cultures is also located in the city. This museum is famous for being the first of its kind in the United States to offer a glimpse of Muslim cultures from around the world. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located within LeFleur’s Bluff State Park and offers miles of nature trails and an aquarium. If you fancy arts and culture, Jackson has a number of venues that showcase the performing arts, including the historic Alamo Theater and the New Stage Theater.


In Jackson, public transportation is available through the JTRAN fixed route services. The Department of Planning and Development Transit Services Division offers an ADA-approved paratransit service for those who qualify. The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport also offers international air travel to and from the city.

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Meridian Living, The Pinnacle of Greenville and Summerfield of Hammond are the top rated nursing homes near Jackson, Mississippi. See full list of communities.

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