Jacksonville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,14629491
Median age35.741.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%38%43%
Speak English86%72%79%
Speak Spanish6%21%13%
Jacksonville, FL has a population of 856,616 and is the 12th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,146 per sq mi which is 290% higher than the Florida average and 1165% higher than the national average. The median age in Jacksonville is 36 which is approximately 14% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Jacksonville, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 50% of Jacksonville residents were born in Florida, 37% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Jacksonville is 290% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Jacksonville is 14% lower than Florida.
  • In Jacksonville 59.74% of the population is White.
  • In Jacksonville 30.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jacksonville 4.52% of the population is Asian.

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Jacksonville population breakdown by race

Black or African American30.66%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.23%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race3.52%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.22%2.54%4.75%
In Jacksonville, 8.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jacksonville, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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