The City of Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida with a population of 939,480 as of July 1, 2021. 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 30.3322 and longitude -81.6556 in Duval County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jacksonville 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jacksonville: Cow Creek, Cow Ford, Cowford, Wakka Pilatka.
|Total Population||939,480 (100%)|
|Population in Households||919,181 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||722,542 (76.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||20,299 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,590|
|Average Household Income||$77,469|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,616|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||410,041 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||211,544 (51.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||157,305 (38.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||41,193 (10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$234,939|
|Average Home Value||$281,435|
|Housing Affordability Index3||132|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.15%|
|Per Capita Income||2.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.43%|
The table below compares Jacksonville to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density||# 542||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 417||55th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 398||43rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 417||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 205||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.