For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville:
For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville town:
94 residents are foreign born (30.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $285 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (71.9 miles , pop. 76,939).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (129.4 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (715.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Broxton, GA (3.7 miles ), Milan, GA (3.9 miles ), Ambrose, GA (3.9 miles ), Holt, GA (4.0 miles ), Denton, GA (4.2 miles ), Fitzgerald, GA (4.2 miles ), Rhine, GA (4.2 miles ), McRae, GA (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 82.98 W
Area code: 229
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-7.8%).
Average climate in Jacksonville, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jacksonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Jacksonville town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1952, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jacksonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Jacksonville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Telfair County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonville:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. There were 79 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.588. This is significantly better than average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.16. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 20.5. This is better than average. There were 86 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.17. This is about average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00190. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 66.3%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Jacksonville compared to Georgia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jacksonville (based on Telfair County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jacksonville government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,568 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,723 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Jacksonville:
Jacksonville fatal accident list:
Jun 26, 1993 00:56 AM, 128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 25, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,960
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,940
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jacksonville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: