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Jacksonville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Jacksonville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Duval County at latitude 30.3369 and longitude -81.6616. Duval County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Jacksonville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jacksonville, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jacksonville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Jacksonville, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 839,422
Population in Households 819,395
Population in Familes 644,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,027
Population Density1 1,124
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 331,278
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 211,288
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 375,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190,633 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 140,646 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44,163 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $151,718
Average Home Value $199,565


Median Household Income $46,142
Average Household Income $61,821
Per Capita Income $24,656
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.63%
Households 0.59% 0.7%
Families 0.4% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 548 41st
Diversity Index2 # 217 77th
Median Household Income # 380 59th
Per Capita Income # 409 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.