Jacksonville, TX

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Population

14,791

0.0811% decline

Poverty Rate

27%


Median Age

33.6


Median Household Income

$37,580

10.7% growth

Number of Employees

6,394

5.69% growth

Median Property Value

$84,500

7.37% growth

About

In 2017, Jacksonville, TX had a population of 14.8k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $37,580. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jacksonville, TX declined from 14,803 to 14,791, a -0.0811% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,934 to $37,580, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.9%), White (Hispanic) (31.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.8%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%). N/A% of the people in Jacksonville, TX speak a non-English language, and 89.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jacksonville, TX are Jacksonville College-Main Campus (118 degrees awarded in 2017) and Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (23 degrees).

The median property value in Jacksonville, TX is $84,500, and the homeownership rate is 57.6%. Most people in Jacksonville, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Jacksonville, TX is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Texas. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Jacksonville, TX employs 6.39k people. The largest industries in Jacksonville, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), Retail Trade (904 people), and Educational Services (720 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,568), Construction ($46,375), and Utilities ($40,929).

Median household income in Jacksonville, TX is $37,580. Males in Jacksonville, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Jacksonville, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,580

2017 value

± $4,206

10.7%

1 Year Growth

± 14%

Households in Jacksonville, TX have a median annual income of $37,580, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $33,934 in 2016, which represents a 10.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jacksonville, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9503

  2. Census Tract 9506

  3. Census Tract 9505

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jacksonville, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $51,630, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9505, with respective values of $47,640 and $35,427.

The following map shows all of the places in Jacksonville, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jacksonville, TX (3.79k out of 14k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,206 ± 363

  2. Black

    1,482 ± 247

  3. Hispanic

    1,351 ± 294

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jacksonville, TX is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.39k

2017 Value

± 606

5.69%

1 Year growth

± 12.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jacksonville, TX grew at a rate of 5.69%, from 6.05k employees to 6.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jacksonville, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (719 people), Production Occupations (650 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (552 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (719 people), Production Occupations (650 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (552 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jacksonville, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.52 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.29 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, TX, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($54,583), Management Occupations ($50,507), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($47,721).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.39k

2017 Value

± 606

5.69%

1 Year growth

± 12.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jacksonville, TX grew at a rate of 5.69%, from 6.05k employees to 6.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jacksonville, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), Retail Trade (904 people), and Educational Services (720 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jacksonville, TX, though some of these residents may live in Jacksonville, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jacksonville, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), Retail Trade (904 people), and Educational Services (720 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jacksonville, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.73 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.27 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jacksonville, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,568), Construction ($46,375), and Utilities ($40,929).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas state.

$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

77.1% of the population of Jacksonville, TX has health coverage, with 34.8% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 9.5% on non-group plans, and 0.783% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jacksonville, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Jacksonville, TX see 3221 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.58% increase from the previous year (2994 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3691 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1325 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,221 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cherokee County, TX see an average of 3,221 patients per year. This represents a 7.58% increase from the previous year (2,994 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cherokee County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

22.9%

Uninsured

34.8%

Employer Coverage

21.5%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

9.5%

Non-Group

0.783%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jacksonville, TX declined by 5.74% from 24.3% to 22.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jacksonville, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Jacksonville, TX is home to a population of 14.8k people, from which 89.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.5% of Jacksonville, TX residents were born outside of the country (2k people).

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.9k people) in Jacksonville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.69k White (Hispanic) and 3.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jacksonville, TX was 33.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Jacksonville, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jacksonville, TX residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2k people

13.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.02k people

As of 2017, 13.5% of Jacksonville, TX residents (2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jacksonville, TX was 13.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

89.9%

2017 Citizenship

89.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.9% of Jacksonville, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jacksonville, TX was 89.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Jacksonville, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, TX

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    5.9k ± 459

  2. White (Hispanic)

    4.69k ± 548

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.11k ± 368

In 2017, there were 1.26 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.9k people) in Jacksonville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.69k White (Hispanic) and 3.11k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Jacksonville, TX as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    211 ± 80

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    114 ± 66

  3. World War II

    49 ± 39

Jacksonville, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jacksonville, TX awarded 141 degrees. The student population of Jacksonville, TX is skewed towards men, with 384 male students and 323 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jacksonville, TX are White (58 and 46%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (32 and 25.4%), Black or African American (29 and 23%), and Unknown (4 and 3.17%).

The largest universities in Jacksonville, TX by number of degrees awarded are Jacksonville College-Main Campus (118 and 83.7%) and Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (23 and 16.3%).

The most popular majors in Jacksonville, TX are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (118 and 83.7%) and Other Theology & Religious Vocations (23 and 16.3%).

The median tuition costs in Jacksonville, TX are $5,700 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 59 degrees awarded

  2. 2 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Jacksonville, TX was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 59 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Jacksonville, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 118 degrees awarded

  2. 23 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$5,700

Median Private

In 2017, the Jacksonville, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Jacksonville College-Main Campus with 118 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

69

Degrees Awarded to Men

72

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 69 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jacksonville, TX, which is 0.958 times less than the 72 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Jacksonville, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jacksonville, TX were to White students. These 58 degrees mean that there were 1.81 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jacksonville, TX was $84,500 in 2017, which is 0.368 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $78,700 to $84,500, a 7.37% increase. The homeownership rate in Jacksonville, TX is 57.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jacksonville, TX have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jacksonville, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$84,500

2017 Median

± $7,906

$78,700

2016 Median

± $5,664

In 2017, the median property value in Jacksonville, TX grew to to $84,500 from the previous year's value of $78,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jacksonville, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jacksonville, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Household Income

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$37,580

Median Household Income

± $4,206

5.12k

Number of Households

± 509

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.12k households in Jacksonville, TX grew to $37,580 from the previous year's value of $33,934.

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jacksonville, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jacksonville, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.6%

2017 Homeownership

56.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.6% of the housing units in Jacksonville, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jacksonville, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jacksonville, TX have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.14% of the workforce in Jacksonville, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.2%

  2. Carpooled

    18.2%

  3. Walked

    2.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jacksonville, TX was Drove Alone (77.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (18.2%) and those who Walked (2.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jacksonville, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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