Jacksonville is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,883 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jacksonville is the 110th largest community in Oregon.
Jacksonville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Jacksonville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Jacksonville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jacksonville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jacksonville who work in management occupations (13.70%), sales jobs (12.10%), and healthcare (8.41%).
Of important note, Jacksonville is also a city of artists. Jacksonville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Jacksonville’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Jacksonville has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.07% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Overall, Jacksonville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small city, Jacksonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Jacksonville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Jacksonville, 44.53% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Jacksonville in 2010 was $36,115, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,460 for a family of four. However, Jacksonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jacksonville include German, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jacksonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) and Spanish.