Statistic Jacksonville North Carolina National
Population 74,313 10,488,084 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,522 218 91
Median age 23.2 38.3 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.6:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 46% 57% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 51% 43% 43%
Speak English 84% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 12% 7% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Jacksonville is 598% higher than North Carolina
  • The median age in Jacksonville is 39% lower than North Carolina
  • In Jacksonville 67.60% of the population is White
  • In Jacksonville 18.48% of the population is Black
  • In Jacksonville 2.91% of the population is Asian

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      Jacksonville population breakdown by race

      Race Jacksonville North Carolina National
      White 67.60% 69.24% 73.35%
      Black 18.48% 21.50% 12.63%
      Asian 2.91% 2.56% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.39% 1.18% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.24% 0.07% 0.18%
      Mixed race 8.64% 2.45% 3.06%
      Other race 1.74% 3.01% 4.75%
      In Jacksonville, 18.7% 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, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).