Statewide Claims to Fame

Jacksonville is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Jacksonville is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Jacksonville is 8th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Jacksonville is 12th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Size in square miles

Jacksonville is 13th in North Carolina out of 123 other cities in Retail sales

Jacksonville is 14th in North Carolina out of 132 other cities in Current population (2012)

Jacksonville is 15th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Jacksonville is 17th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Households

Jacksonville is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 69,220 14th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 46.5 12th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,508.2 44th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 9.7% 8th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.4% 90th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 5.4% 138th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.9% 43rd 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.1% 79th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 67.7% 88th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 20.0% 65th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 27th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.5% 39th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 6th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.7% 6th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.0% 22nd 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 61.0% 89th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 41.2% 145th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.9% 93rd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 21,135 18th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 23.2% 61st 17.0% 25.9%
Households 19,658 17th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 38.9% 138th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $147,000 80th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.8 23rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $21,047 98th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $42,369 75th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.6% 85th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Jacksonville Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,439 23rd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,473,899 13th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,426 68th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $183,690 15th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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