|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jacksonville is 72,876. Jacksonville, North Carolina is the 506th largest city in the US.
Jacksonville is located entirely in Onslow County.
The peak population of Jacksonville was in 1990, when its population was 78,080. In 1990, Jacksonville was the 286th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 506th largest city in the US. Jacksonville is currently 6.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jacksonville has grown 10.7% since the 2000. Jacksonville, North Carolina's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jacksonville has a population density of 1,508.2 people per square mile.
|501||Bowling Green, Kentucky||73,529||48.4%|
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
The total voting age population of Jacksonville, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 56,825. The voting age population is 64.3% male and 35.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.2% of the residents of Jacksonville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jacksonville are 69.5% White, 16.7% Black, 8.1% Two or more races, 3.1% Asian, 1.8% Other, 0.6% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 17.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jacksonville, 13.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.4% of families are below the poverty line in Jacksonville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 77.4% of Jacksonville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Jacksonville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.1% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jacksonville residents aged 5 and older, 15.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jacksonville, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jacksonville is $44,956.
In Jacksonville, 31.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 68.1% of housing units in Jacksonville.
Of all the housing units in Jacksonville, 0.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Jacksonville, 41.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jacksonville is $992.
In Jacksonville, 87.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.