Jacksonville, NC is a military town that’s quickly changing what it means to be a military town. Government jobs still dominate the economy, but quality of life continues to rise as the population increases, with residents enjoying a coastal lifestyle, a wide array of food and entertainment options, and some of the best retail on the Carolina coast. This small-town-on-the-rise also has one of the youngest demographics in the U.S., giving it a vibrant energy to go with its natural beauty.
Here's what to expect out of this military town that feels like anything but.
People are moving to Jacksonville in droves. More importantly, they're staying. Why? A combination of strategic partnerships and investments, and a secret to a spectacular quality of life.
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Jacksonville, NC City Profile
|Latest Population Increase||99.73|
|Median Household Income||$40918|
|Median Home Price||$153200|
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Jacksonville, NC Demographics
Population By Gender
|Age 18 Over||75.5|
|Age 21 Over||64|
|Age 62 Over||7.5|
|Age 65 Over||6.3|
|Median Household Income||40918|
|Median Home Price||153200|
|Median Property Rent||995|
|Worked at Home||9.7|