Jacksonville, FL: What you need to know

Along the St. Johns River and lining the Atlantic Ocean is Jacksonville, a Florida seaport and home to two U.S. Navy bases. Tourists flock to Jacksonville for golfing, and the local economy is robust in areas like banking, healthcare, insurance and transportation. Residents have the choice of more than 500 neighborhoods, and the city has several tall buildings that have won architectural awards.

Jacksonville, FL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 846,951
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $46,764
Median Home Price $136,400

Jacksonville, FL Rankings

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Jacksonville, FL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.4%
  Female 51.6%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 10,304
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in Jacksonville , FL

Median Population

Median Age 35.7%
Age 18 Over 76.8%
Age 21 Over 72.8%
Age 62 Over 15.4%
Age 65 Over 12.1%


  Ethnicity White 60.1%
  Ethnicity Black 30.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.2%


  Median Household Income $46,764
  Median Home Price $136,400
  Homes Owned 41%
  Homes Rent 59%
  Median Property Rent $935


  English Only 86.2%
  English Other 13.8%

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Commute Types

  Walked 1.2%
  Worked at Home 4.5%
  Public Transportation 1.9%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 80.6%
  Carpooled 9.8%