What is the current population of Jacksonville?

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 Geography [top]

What county is Jacksonville, North Carolina in?

Jacksonville is located entirely in Onslow County.

What is the size of Jacksonville, North Carolina in square miles?

Jacksonville has an area of 46.5 square miles.

Jacksonville Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Jacksonville?

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.

How quickly is Jacksonville growing?

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.

What is the population density of Jacksonville, North Carolina?

Jacksonville has a population density of 1,508.2 people per square mile.

Jacksonville Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Jacksonville, North Carolina?

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.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 6.2% of the residents of Jacksonville are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Jacksonville, North Carolina?

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.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 77.4% of Jacksonville residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Jacksonville, North Carolina residents?

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.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

Jacksonville Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Jacksonville, North Carolina?

The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina residents work for the government?

In Jacksonville, 24.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Jacksonville, North Carolina?

The median household income in Jacksonville is $44,956.

Jacksonville Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Jacksonville, North Carolina?

In Jacksonville, 31.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Jacksonville, North Carolina?

Renters occupy 68.1% of housing units in Jacksonville.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Jacksonville, 0.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Jacksonville, North Carolina housing units were built after 2000?

In Jacksonville, 41.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Jacksonville, North Carolina?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jacksonville is $992.

What percentage of households in Jacksonville, North Carolina have broadband internet?

In Jacksonville, 87.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Jacksonville Population By Year

Population Graph For Jacksonville
Year Population Rank in US
2021 72,876 506
2020 73,183 501
2019 72,436 498
2018 72,896 495
2017 72,447 490
2016 67,784 523
2015 67,357 523
2014 69,047 498
2013 69,079 493
2012 69,220 482
2011 67,939 488
2010 70,145 463
2000 65,776 434
1990 78,080 286

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
496 Mansfield, Texas 74,368 161.7%
497 Bismarck, North Dakota 74,138 32.8%
498 Rock Hill, South Carolina 74,102 45.9%
499 New Britain, Connecticut 73,841 3.1%
500 Bolingbrook, Illinois 73,597 29.1%
501 Bowling Green, Kentucky 73,529 48.4%
502 Lauderhill, Florida 73,458 9.7%
503 Redlands, California 73,288 14.5%
504 Kalamazoo, Michigan 73,257 -4.8%
505 Rocklin, California 72,975 95.9%
506 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,876 10.7%
507 Lakeville, Minnesota 72,812 67.0%
508 Turlock, California 72,682 27.6%
509 Mount Vernon, New York 72,581 6.0%
510 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,105 0.9%
511 Greenville, South Carolina 72,095 27.1%
512 Harlingen, Texas 71,925 22.3%
513 Camden, New Jersey 71,773 -10.0%
514 Dublin, California 71,674 133.8%
515 St. Joseph, Missouri 71,602 -3.3%
516 Lake Elsinore, California 71,563 144.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
240 Wilmington 117,643 31.0%
258 High Point 114,086 31.7%
286 Concord 107,697 90.2%
355 Asheville 94,067 29.0%
388 Greenville 88,728 41.3%
435 Gastonia 81,161 20.0%
506 Jacksonville 72,876 10.7%
610 Apex 62,911 196.2%
624 Huntersville 61,839 136.5%
631 Chapel Hill 61,128 27.2%
664 Burlington 58,818 28.0%
733 Kannapolis 54,446 45.6%
739 Rocky Mount 53,957 -8.2%
772 Mooresville 51,594 164.6%
805 Wake Forest 49,657 279.7%
836 Wilson 47,731 5.9%
915 Hickory 43,532 15.5%
917 Holly Springs 43,524 329.9%
964 Indian Trail 40,953 200.6%
1081 Fuquay-Varina 36,736 348.1%

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