JACKSONVILLE

JACKSONVILLE

Coastal charm and military heritage.

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Perfect Blend of Coastal Charm and Military Heritage

Welcome to Jacksonville, North Carolina, a vibrant and diverse community that offers the perfect blend of coastal charm and military heritage. Situated along the picturesque banks of the New River and just a short drive away from the stunning Topsail Island Coast, Jacksonville provides an exceptional living experience for both residents and visitors alike.

With a population of over 70,000, Jacksonville is known for its strong ties to the military. It is home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, one of the largest Marine Corps installations in the United States. The military presence in the area has shaped the culture and character of the city, creating a supportive and patriotic atmosphere. Many military families call Jacksonville home, making it a tight-knit and welcoming community.

For those who value convenience and accessibility, Jacksonville boasts an excellent transportation infrastructure. The Albert J. Ellis Airport serves as the primary regional airport, providing convenient travel options for both business and leisure travelers. Its strategic location allows for easy connections to major cities and destinations, making travel a breeze for residents and visitors.

Nature enthusiasts will delight in the abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities Jacksonville has to offer. The nearby New River provides endless opportunities for boating, fishing, and kayaking. Additionally, the pristine beaches of the Crystal Coast are just a short drive away, offering sandy shores, sparkling blue waters, and a variety of water sports activities.

The city also features a range of amenities and attractions to cater to diverse interests. Downtown Jacksonville offers a charming blend of historic buildings, local shops, and delicious dining options. Residents can explore the numerous parks, golf courses, and recreational facilities throughout the city, ensuring there's always something to do for those seeking an active lifestyle.

When it comes to real estate, Jacksonville offers a variety of housing options to suit different preferences and budgets. From cozy single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods to modern apartments and townhouses, there is a perfect home for everyone. The city's growth and development ensure a thriving real estate market, making it an ideal location for both homeowners and investors.

Whether you are drawn to the city's rich military history, its natural beauty, or its vibrant community spirit, Jacksonville, North Carolina, offers an exceptional living experience. With its strong military presence, convenient airport access, and a range of recreational opportunities, this coastal gem is a place where residents can enjoy the best of both worlds. Discover your dream home in Jacksonville and experience all that this remarkable city has to offer.


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Overview for JACKSONVILLE, NC

73,224 people live in JACKSONVILLE, where the median age is 23.2 and the average individual income is $24,879. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

73,224

Total Population

23.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$24,879

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for JACKSONVILLE, NC

JACKSONVILLE has 21,614 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in JACKSONVILLE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 73,224 people call JACKSONVILLE home. The population density is 1,499.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

73,224

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

23.2

Median Age

61.49 / 38.51%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
21,614

Total Households

2.5

Average Household Size

$24,879

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around JACKSONVILLE, NC

There's plenty to do around JACKSONVILLE, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

2
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Rolling Pin Bakery, Kaiyo Hibachi, and The Clove Hitch Beer Company.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.33 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.54 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.41 miles 41 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.46 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Schools in JACKSONVILLE, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby JACKSONVILLE. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Northwoods Park Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Z.E.C.A. School of Arts and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Anne's Parish Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Jacksonville Commons Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Jacksonville Commons Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Onslow K-12 Virtual School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Infant Of Prague Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bell Fork Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Clyde Erwin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Fellowship Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Montessori Childrens School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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