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Jacksonville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Jacksonville had a population of 78,220 as of July 1, 2019. Jacksonville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jacksonville is located at latitude 34.7541 and longitude -77.4302 in Onslow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jacksonville encompass a land area of 46.54 sq. miles and a water area of 4.2 sq. miles. Onslow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Jacksonville (GNIS ID: 2404784) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Jacksonville is located within Township of Jacksonville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onslow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jacksonville: Onslow Court House.

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Jacksonville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jacksonville, NC Housing Affordability Index is 136
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Jacksonville, NC Wealth Index is 48
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 78,220 (100%)
Population in Households 59,377 (75.9%)
Population in Families 50,579 (64.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18,843 (24.1%)
Population Density 1,611
Diversity Index2 67
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,606
Average Household Income $59,483
Per Capita Income $21,859
Wealth Index4 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,382 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,353 (56.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,742 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $167,664
Housing Affordability Index3 136
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21,735
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 16,008
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.22% 0.82%
Households 0.95% 0.97%
Families 0.91% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Jacksonville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacksonville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 98th
Population Density # 71 91st
Diversity Index # 105 86th
Median Household Income # 405 45th
Per Capita Income # 492 34th

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