Most Expensive Jacksonville Neighborhoods
|3||Saint Johns Ave / Kin...|
|5||Ortega / Ortega Forest|
|6||San Jose Forest|
|7||Beach Blvd / Hodges Blvd|
|8||Hendricks Ave / San J...|
|9||Baymeadows Rd / South...|
Jacksonville is a very large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 840,660 people and 162 constituent neighborhoods, Jacksonville is the largest community in Florida.
Jacksonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jacksonville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jacksonville who work in office and administrative support (17.66%), sales jobs (11.63%) and management occupations (9.20%).
Also of interest is that Jacksonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Jacksonville is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Jacksonville is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.
Jacksonville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One important feature of Jacksonville is that it is one of the most car-oriented large cities in the country. In fact, 84.30% of people commute to and from work every day by private automobile, eschewing alternative forms of transportation, which are not widely available in Jacksonville anyway. So, if you like to drive, Jacksonville is the city for you! The landscape around Jacksonville reflects this: wide streets, parking lots, plenty of highways, malls, and shopping centers are what you'll find.
The education level of Jacksonville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.70% of adults in Jacksonville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jacksonville in 2010 was $25,433, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,732 for a family of four. However, Jacksonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jacksonville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jacksonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jacksonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jacksonville include German, Irish, English and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jacksonville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||323,106|
|JACKSONVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||63.15%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||36.85%|
|TYPE OF JACKSONVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.46%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||23.65%|
|SIZE OF JACKSONVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.39%|
|AGE OF JACKSONVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||20.77%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.76%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||28.39%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.09%|
|JACKSONVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$145,066|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$792|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||7.25%|
|$46,001 - $92,000||18.14%|
|$92,001 - $185,000||41.76%|
|$185,001 - $277,000||19.53%|
|$277,001 - $369,000||6.15%|
|$369,001 - $461,000||2.79%|
|$461,001 - $692,000||2.49%|
|$692,001 - $923,000||0.75%|
|PEOPLE OF JACKSONVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.00%|
|5 TO 17||16.89%|
|18 TO 24||10.52%|
|25 TO 34||14.88%|
|35 TO 54||28.36%|
|55 TO 64||11.41%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.94%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.23%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$48,143|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,433|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.13%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.36%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.56%)
Public Service (5.43%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||30.72%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.40%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.19%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.88%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.73%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (6.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.54%)
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