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Jacksonville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida with a population of 867,227 as of July 1, 2016. Jacksonville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jacksonville is located at latitude 30.3369 and longitude -81.6616 in Duval County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jacksonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 747.44 sq. miles and a water area of 127.19 sq. miles. Duval County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Jacksonville (GNIS ID: 2404783) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jacksonville is located within Jacksonville West CCD of Duval County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jacksonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jacksonville: Cow Creek, Cow Ford, Cowford, Wakka Pilatka.

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Jacksonville, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 867,227
Population in Households 846,898
Population in Familes 666,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,329
Population Density1 1,160
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 338,118
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 215,611
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 382,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191,629 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 146,488 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43,886 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $162,531
Average Home Value $213,390


Median Household Income $48,609
Average Household Income $66,038
Per Capita Income $26,389
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.01%
Households 0.73% 0.94%
Families 0.6% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jacksonville, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacksonville to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 544 41st
Diversity Index2 # 208 77th
Median Household Income # 400 57th
Per Capita Income # 411 55th

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