Jacksonville, FL Livability Score

Jacksonville, FL is Extremely Livable
  • • Jacksonville is ranked #150 in Florida
  • • Jacksonville is ranked #2681 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

StatisticJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Population (2013)821,78419,552,860316,128,839
Population (2000)735,50315,982,378281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)51%41%48%
Caucasian64%78%83%
African American29%15%8%
Asian3%1%2%
Speak English90%81%88%
Speak Spanish4%13%7%
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Wish someone told me this, don't move hereI wish someone told me this before I moved there... so here I'm going to tell you what I wish I knew before moving to Jacksonville. (I left in 2014)

1) They been saying Jacksonville is getting better since 2007. (aka City-data forum,
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Lots of potential!My wife & I moved to Jacksonville about 8 years ago, from Atlanto, New Orleans and Miami.

Jacksonville is solid city right now, but with so much potential.

It's a pretty conservative city overall, not exactly progressive or
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How does Jacksonville measure up in regards to Racial Diversity?My wife and I are strongly considering moving from Portland Oregon to Jacksonville. We are in a Interacial marriage and need advice on reasonable neighborhoods to look for a Home.
We would like to find an area that has alot of Working
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Jacksonville neighborhoodsWe are giving serious thought to relocating to Jacksonville from CT. Our friends live in the Hodges/ Beach area (inter-coastal west?).
Our priorities are, nice housing that is affordable (highland glen, Windsor park are two communities
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Neighborhoods in & around Jacksonville, FL

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Downtown Jacksonville, Jacksonville0.7Hogan's Creek, Jacksonville1.7
Southside, Jacksonville0.8South Riverside, Jacksonville2.1
Brooklyn, Jacksonville1.1Riverside, Jacksonville2.1
San Marco, Jacksonville1.1East Jacksonville, Jacksonville2.1
Midtown, Jacksonville1.3Saint Nicholas, Jacksonville2.2
Springfield, Jacksonville1.6Mid-Westside, Jacksonville2.3
Mixon Town, Jacksonville1.6Robinson's Addition, Jacksonville2.4
New Town, Jacksonville1.6Spring Park, Jacksonville2.4
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Cities near Jacksonville, FL

CityMilesCityMiles
Jacksonville, FL0Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL16.1
Orange Park, FL10.8Palm Valley, FL18
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL11Baldwin, FL18.8
Lakeside, FL14.2Sawgrass, FL19.3
Atlantic Beach, FL15Asbury Lake, FL20.6
Fruit Cove, FL15.3Yulee, FL22.1
Neptune Beach, FL15.3Green Cove Springs, FL22.6
Jacksonville Beach, FL15.9Middleburg, FL23.5
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