StatisticJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,47021891
Median age23.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%43%43%
Speak English87%89%79%
Speak Spanish9%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jacksonville is 574% higher than North Carolina
  • The median age in Jacksonville is 38% lower than North Carolina
  • In Jacksonville 66.71% of the population is White
  • In Jacksonville 19.39% of the population is Black
  • In Jacksonville 2.78% of the population is Asian

Compare Jacksonville, NC Demographics


      Jacksonville population breakdown by race

      RaceJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaNational
      American Indian0.71%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.29%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race6.31%2.45%3.06%
      Other race3.81%3.01%4.75%
      In Jacksonville, 15.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Jacksonville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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