Jacksonville, FL

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2022 Population
950,203
1.33% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.3
0.276% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.8%
0.667% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,138
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$243,000
19.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
458,659
2.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jacksonville, FL had a population of 950k people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $64,138. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jacksonville, FL grew from 937,690 to 950,203, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $58,263 to $64,138, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (48.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.46%).

None of the households in Jacksonville, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Jacksonville, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jacksonville, FL are Florida State College at Jacksonville (7,124 degrees awarded in 2022), University of North Florida (4,847 degrees), and Jacksonville University (1,413 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Jacksonville, FL was $243,000, and the homeownership rate was 57%.

Most people in Jacksonville, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jacksonville, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jacksonville, FL is home to a population of 950k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.9% of Jacksonville, FL residents were born outside of the country (113k people).

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (461k people) in Jacksonville, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 286k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 45.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Jacksonville, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jacksonville, FL was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    461k ± 2.2k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    286k ± 2.37k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    45.6k ± 1.48k
11.3%
Hispanic Population
107k people

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (461k people) in Jacksonville, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 286k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 45.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Jacksonville, FL are hispanic (107k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
113k people
12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
112k people

As of 2022, 11.9% of Jacksonville, FL residents (113k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jacksonville, FL was 12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    26,120 ± 1,673
  2. Vietnam
    17,509 ± 962
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    17,129 ± 1,330

Jacksonville, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jacksonville, FL employs 459k people. The largest industries in Jacksonville, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (62,766 people), Retail Trade (56,646 people), and Finance & Insurance (41,196 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($117,284), Utilities ($78,856), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($65,970).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

459k
2022 Value
± 6,879
2.06%
1 Year growth
± 2.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, FL grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 449k employees to 459k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jacksonville, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (60,672 people), Sales & Related Occupations (47,004 people), and Management Occupations (45,883 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

459k
2022 Value
± 6,879
2.06%
1 Year growth
± 2.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, FL grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 449k employees to 459k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jacksonville, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (62,766 people), Retail Trade (56,646 people), and Finance & Insurance (41,196 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jacksonville, FL, though some of these residents may live in Jacksonville, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,336
Median earning men ± $687
$36,888
Median earning women ± $687

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,008), Public Administration ($58,285), and Manufacturing ($56,624).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,917), Construction ($45,692), and Information ($45,539).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Jacksonville, FL awarded 16,787 degrees. The student population of Jacksonville, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 18,049 male students and 28,447 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jacksonville, FL are White (8,504 and 51.7%), followed by Black or African American (3,857 and 23.4%), Hispanic or Latino (2,063 and 12.5%), and Two or More Races (807 and 4.91%).

The largest universities in Jacksonville, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida State College at Jacksonville (7,124 and 42.4%), University of North Florida (4,847 and 28.9%), and Jacksonville University (1,413 and 8.42%).

The most popular majors in Jacksonville, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,471 and 14.7%), Registered Nursing (1,358 and 8.09%), and Welding Technology (943 and 5.62%).

The median tuition costs in Jacksonville, FL are $14,878 for private four year colleges, and $3,046 and $12,373 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Jacksonville, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 46,496 (38.8% men and 61.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 46,496 students enrolled in Jacksonville, FL, 38.8% men and 61.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 22,415 records, of which 58.7% were women and 41.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 331 degrees awarded
  2. 961 degrees awarded
  3. 394 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jacksonville, FL was General Business with 331 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,124 degrees awarded
  2. 4,847 degrees awarded
  3. 1,413 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Florida State College at Jacksonville with 7,124 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,799 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jacksonville, FL, which is 0.681 times less than the 9,988 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,504 degrees mean that there were 2.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,857 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,900) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,265) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jacksonville, FL was $243,000 in 2022, which is 0.862 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $203,400 to $243,000, a 19.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Jacksonville, FL is 57%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jacksonville, FL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jacksonville, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jacksonville, FL is $64,138. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Jacksonville, FL was Census Tract 139.05 with a value of $156,317, followed by Census Tract 167.11 and Census Tract 143.30, with respective values of $138,409 and $131,250.

Property

$243,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,337
$214,163
Median Property Taxes
±$4,158

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jacksonville, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jacksonville, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57% of the housing units in Jacksonville, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 139.05
  2. Census Tract 167.11
  3. Census Tract 143.30

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jacksonville, FL was Census Tract 139.05 with a value of $156,317, followed by Census Tract 167.11 and Census Tract 143.30, with respective values of $138,409 and $131,250.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,138
Median Household Income
± $1,165
376k
Number of Households
± 5,881

In 2022, the median household income of the 376k households in Jacksonville, FL grew to $64,138 from the previous year's value of $58,263.

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, FL 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jacksonville, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.1%)
  3. Carpooled (9%)

In 2022, 74.9% of workers in Jacksonville, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.1%) and those who carpooled to work (9%).

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jacksonville, FL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Jacksonville, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jacksonville, FL (137k out of 927k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jacksonville, FL is Black, followed by White 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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Health

88.1% of the population of Jacksonville, FL has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 9.78% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 3.72% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Duval County, FL see 1188 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1175 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1225 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 439 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,188 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Duval County, FL

Primary care physicians in Duval County, FL see an average of 1,188 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,175 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 23.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.9%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
9.78%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
3.72%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jacksonville, FL declined by 1.55% from 12.1% to 11.9%.

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