With a population of 104,131 , Jackson, Michigan is a medium size city. Surprisingly, there are only 2 nursing homes there, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. These nursing homes in this city earned this place a strong city grade of B. We also assessed the facilities in Sylvania, which received a city grade of B-. Although this is a decent score, Jackson appears to be a better place to find a nursing home. The best part of this nursing home's strong report card was its nursing homes' nursing grades. Nursing is discussed in the next paragraph.
In addition to having quality nursing homes overall, this city really excelled in our nursing category where it earned a grade of A-. Few cities earned a better grade in this area. With a nursing score this high we would expect most of the facilities here to have impressive levels of nurse staffing. Jackson earned a B+ for the city's short-term care rating. Finally, Jackson received a grade of B for its inspections rating and a B- in long-term care.