Jacksonville, Texas

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Population in 2017: 14,910 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 7,116  (47.7%)
Females: 7,794  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

31.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75766.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,258 (it was $25,800 in 2000)
Jacksonville:

$38,258
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,380 (it was $13,541 in 2000)

Jacksonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,578 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Jacksonville:

$105,578
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jacksonville: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.0%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.8% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jacksonville, TX (2010)
    • 6,03041.5%White alone
    • 4,98634.3%Hispanic
    • 3,19522.0%Black alone
    • 1671.1%Two or more races
    • 1210.8%Asian alone
    • 240.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.1%Other race alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Jacksonville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Jacksonville, Texas as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jacksonville is 184 to 1.


Crime rates in Jacksonville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(83.5)
12
(81.1)
18
(124.3)
12
(83.9)
19
(131.7)
11
(76.1)
16
(107.7)
19
(127.9)
13
(87.7)
14
(94.9)
8
(54.4)
11
(73.6)
8
(53.5)
10
(66.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(90.5)
14
(94.6)
27
(186.5)
27
(188.8)
22
(152.5)
25
(173.0)
19
(127.9)
22
(148.1)
11
(74.2)
17
(115.2)
14
(95.2)
17
(113.7)
9
(60.2)
4
(26.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
53
(368.8)
58
(391.8)
60
(414.3)
79
(552.4)
78
(540.8)
59
(408.4)
140
(942.8)
117
(787.6)
87
(587.2)
74
(501.5)
72
(489.5)
88
(588.6)
89
(595.1)
62
(414.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
140
(974.2)
188
(1,270)
191
(1,319)
198
(1,384)
294
(2,038)
302
(2,090)
273
(1,838)
200
(1,346)
158
(1,066)
181
(1,227)
132
(897.5)
118
(789.3)
100
(668.7)
98
(655.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
500
(3,479)
437
(2,952)
528
(3,646)
512
(3,580)
534
(3,702)
520
(3,599)
526
(3,542)
480
(3,231)
431
(2,909)
421
(2,853)
343
(2,332)
380
(2,542)
270
(1,805)
258
(1,725)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(292.3)
32
(216.2)
35
(241.7)
39
(272.7)
30
(208.0)
36
(249.2)
28
(188.6)
27
(181.7)
12
(81.0)
13
(88.1)
19
(129.2)
15
(100.3)
16
(107.0)
19
(127.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(13.9)
1
(6.8)
2
(13.8)
1
(7.0)
6
(41.6)
5
(34.6)
15
(101.0)
4
(26.9)
8
(54.0)
4
(27.1)
2
(13.6)
2
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)398.4409.4509.6496.2580.6504.7598.6555.7407.4417.8350.0375.7320.8282.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jacksonville, TX

Crime rate in Jacksonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (7.5%), English (4.0%), Irish (3.5%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 14.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,055 people per square mile   (low).

Jacksonville, Texas map

2,178 residents are foreign born (13.4% Latin America).

This city:

14.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,743 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,457 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (25.7 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (94.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (105.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Gallatin, TX (2.8 miles ),
New Summerfield, TX (3.1 miles ),
Cuney, TX (3.2 miles),
Mount Selman, TX (3.2 miles ),
Bullard, TX (3.6 miles ),
Rusk, TX (3.7 miles ),
Shadybrook, TX (3.7 miles ),
Berryville, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Tomato Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,057 (+19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,920 (61.2%)

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Jacksonville, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jacksonville, TX in 2017
Jacksonville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $490,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Jacksonville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Jacksonville, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Jacksonville, TX
Historical housing units in Jacksonville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Jacksonville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Machinery (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Jacksonville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Jacksonville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jacksonville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Jacksonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/11/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Jacksonville city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F3 tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jacksonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 329.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 283.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 416.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.3 miles away from Jacksonville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jacksonville topographic map

Hospitals in Jacksonville:

  • ATCHISON GROUP HOME (RR 2 BOX 796)
  • DOGWOOD GROUP HOME (432 DOGWOOD ST)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER JACKSONVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 501 S RAGSDALE)
  • MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL JACKSONVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2026 S JACKSON STREET)

Nursing Homes in Jacksonville:

  • GARDENDALE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (1521 E RUSK)
  • JACKSONVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (305 BONITA ST)
  • MSHC BONNER STREET PLAZA, LLC (421 S BONNER)
  • SENIOR CARE OF JACKSONVILLE (810 BELAIRE STREET)
  • SUNSET CARE CENTER (407 BONITA ST)
  • TWIN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1123 N BOLTON ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (908 STATE HWY 456)

Home Health Centers in Jacksonville:

  • AT HOME HEALTHCARE (1626 SOUTH JACKSON SUITE 159)
  • GRACE VISITING NURSES AND HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (111 CASH STREET)
  • HEALTH CONCEPTS HOME HEALTH INC (1623 S JACKSON)
  • HOMECARE NETWORK EAST INC (603 PALESTINE STREET)

Airports located in Jacksonville:

See details about airports located in Jacksonville, TX

Colleges/Universities in Jacksonville:

  • Jacksonville College-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 344; Location: 105 B J Albritton Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jacksonville-college.edu)
  • Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 74; Location: 1530 E Pine St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bmats.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonville:

  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 25 miles; Tyler, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,774)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 26 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Kilgore College (about 37 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 39 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • LeTourneau University (about 48 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 48 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Angelina College (about 57 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)

Public high schools in Jacksonville:

Private high school in Jacksonville:

  • WESTVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14, Location: 20392 FM 747 N, Grades: 1-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jacksonville:

  • NICHOLS INT (Students: 754, Location: 818 S W LOOP 456, Grades: 5-6)
  • EAST SIDE EL (Students: 690, Location: 711 FT WORTH ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • JACKSONVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 682, Location: 1541 E PINE, Grades: 7-8)
  • FRED DOUGLASS (Students: 626, Location: 1501 E PINE, Grades: PK-4)
  • WEST SIDE EL (Students: 516, Location: 1002 SUNSET ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • JOE WRIGHT EL (Students: 515, Location: 1055 N PINEDA ST, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 1218 CORINTH RD, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Jacksonville

Library in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $316,946; Location: 502 S JACKSON ST; 54,255 books; 2,143 audio materials; 1,311 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Vineyard Christian School is no longer now it is Jacksonville Christian School added by Debra
  • Vineyard Christian School changed its name to Jacksonville Christian School... It is now PreK through 8th grade

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jacksonville: Vanishing Texana Museum (A), Jacksonville Fire Department Station 1 (B), Jacksonville Fire Department Station 2 (C), Texas Forest Service Jacksonville Office (D), Aber and Haberle Houses (E), William Walter Newton House (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jacksonville include: First Presbyterian Church (A), First Pentecostal Church of God (B), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), Whites Temple Church of God in Christ (F), Church of Christ (G), Zion Hill Baptist Church (H), Tyler Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Resthaven Cemetery (1), Grimes Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Drip Rock Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jacksonville include: Lake Jacksonville Park (1), Tomato Bowl Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western (1659 South Jackson St) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Jacksonville City - Municipal Court (301 East Commerce Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Lee Ann Womack - Singer, Craig James (American football) - Football sportscaster, Margo Martindale - Actress, Billy Martindale - Professional golfer, Bruce Channel - Male singer, Chuck Hopson - Member of Texas House of Representatives, Josh McCown - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 4, 1979), Luke McCown - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Jul 12, 1981), Neal McCoy - Country singer, Toby Gowin - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Mar 30, 1975).

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jacksonville that have no violations reported:

  • AFTON GROVE WSC (Population served: 1,575, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.3%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Jacksonville in 2010:

  • 475 people in college/university student housing
  • 309 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Jacksonville in 2000:

  • 320 people in nursing homes
  • 278 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Jacksonville (2011 data):

  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: at 200 East Commerce Street, branch established on 1900/10/01; South Jacksonville Branch at 1700 South Jackson Street, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • Southside Bank: Jacksonville Main Branch at 1015 S. Jackson Street, branch established on 2004/04/09. Info updated 2008/10/01: Bank assets: $3,303.8 mil, Deposits: $2,331.5 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southside Bancshares, Incorporated
  • Citizens 1st Bank: Jacksonville Branch at 825 South Jackson, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $798.7 mil, Deposits: $478.7 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Capital One, National Association: Jacksonville Branch at 222 South Ragsdale Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Prosperity Bank: Jacksonville Branch at 203 Neches Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Texas National Bank of Jacksonville: Texas National Bank Of Jacksonville at 300 Neches Street, branch established on 1985/03/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $308.5 mil, Deposits: $263.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Texas National Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville:

Marital status in Jacksonville, TX
  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jacksonville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jacksonville, TX (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,87883
Catholic8,9174
Mainline Protestant2,74226
Black Protestant92211
Orthodox181
Other62
None21,362-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Cherokee County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Cherokee County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Jacksonville:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jacksonville:

22.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jacksonville:

11.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jacksonville:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Jacksonville:

78.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jacksonville, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 28$116,943$50,1180$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$106,020$45,4370$0
Other and Unallocable 11$34,886$38,0574$2,993
Sewerage 10$29,032$34,8380$0
Police - Other 9$27,912$37,2160$0
Water Supply 8$22,694$34,0410$0
Streets and Highways 8$15,972$23,9580$0
Solid Waste Management 7$15,323$26,2680$0
Financial Administration 7$19,742$33,8430$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,693$29,0790$0
Local Libraries 3$9,923$39,6924$2,748
Judicial and Legal 2$4,136$24,8163$5,517
Other Government Administration 2$12,241$73,4460$0
Health 1$1,975$23,7001$817
Totals for Government 128$426,492$39,98412$12,075

Jacksonville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $440,000 ($29.51)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($2.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,459,000 ($164.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,129,000 ($142.79)
    General - Other: $2,080,000 ($139.50)
    Water Utilities: $1,631,000 ($109.39)
    Sewerage: $982,000 ($65.86)
    Regular Highways: $962,000 ($64.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $564,000 ($37.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($34.88)
    Central Staff Services: $461,000 ($30.92)
    Financial Administration: $325,000 ($21.80)
    Libraries: $321,000 ($21.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $267,000 ($17.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $186,000 ($12.47)
    Health - Other: $124,000 ($8.32)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $117,000 ($7.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $226,000 ($15.16)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($4.76)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($4.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($3.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($2.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($2.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($0.87)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.60)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.34)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,328,000 ($357.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $435,000 ($29.18)

Jacksonville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,922,000 ($128.91)
    Other: $1,193,000 ($80.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000 ($60.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000 ($14.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($0.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $474,000 ($31.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $159,000 ($10.66)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($2.41)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,421,000 ($229.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $537,000 ($36.02)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($24.35)
  • Tax - Property: $3,430,000 ($230.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,300,000 ($221.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,236,000 ($82.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $188,000 ($12.61)
    Other License: $63,000 ($4.23)

Jacksonville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,845,000 ($794.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,125,000 ($746.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $815,000 ($54.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($6.37)

Jacksonville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,147,000 ($412.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $846,000 ($56.74)

6.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Smith County, TX  1.59% ($48,195 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.30% ($38,520)
from Harris County, TX  0.28% ($61,723)


5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Smith County, TX  1.81% ($55,262 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.35% ($37,000)
to Angelina County, TX  0.26% ($26,209)
Businesses in Jacksonville, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sears1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacksonville:

  • KEBE (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTLU (1580 AM; 1 kW; RUSK, TX; Owner: EMMETT H. WHITEHEAD)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacksonville:

  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KISX (107.3 FM; WHITEHOUSE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGLY (91.3 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KYYK (98.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: HIGHTOWER RADIO, INC.)
  • KTPB (88.7 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: KILGORE JUNIOR COLLEGE)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLZ (102.7 FM; WINONA, TX; Owner: S.O. 2,000, LC)
  • KYFP (89.1 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K259AQ (99.7 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K202CE (88.3 FM; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jacksonville:

  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTPN-LP (Channel 48; TYLER, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20DL (Channel 20; TYLER, TX; Owner: PROGRESSIVE CABLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K17BP (Channel 17; PALESTINE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Jacksonville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 74.5mTotal length
  • $2,301,000Total costs
  • 116,930Total average daily traffic
  • 15,842Total average daily truck traffic
  • 158,350Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jacksonville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jacksonville, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jacksonville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 230 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jacksonville, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jacksonville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jacksonville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 116. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 237 took place in 2002, and the least - 49 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jacksonville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.9%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jacksonville, TX
    • 77143.9%Outside Fires
    • 62835.8%Structure Fires
    • 25414.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1025.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jacksonville, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jacksonville, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn, 1848 S Jackson, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 , Phone: (903) 589-8500
  • Ramada Inn, 1407 East Rusk St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 , Phone: (903) 586-9841, Fax: (903) 586-8798
  • Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville, 1923 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 , Phone: (903) 589-8900, Fax: (903) 589-8909
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1902 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 , Phone: (903) 586-6504, Fax: (903) 586-6503
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 1659 S Jackson St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 , Phone: (903) 586-0007
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jacksonville, Texas
Most common first names in Jacksonville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19675.0 years
James18973.4 years
Mary17880.9 years
William15376.4 years
Robert10373.5 years
Willie9176.2 years
George8476.1 years
Charles7473.0 years
Jessie6779.0 years
Henry6275.9 years
Most common last names in Jacksonville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13178.8 years
Jones9476.2 years
Johnson8173.1 years
Davis7173.5 years
Williams6378.1 years
Thompson6177.7 years
Brown5975.4 years
White5878.9 years
Taylor5176.6 years
Moore4980.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jacksonville, TX
  • 49.8%Electricity
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jacksonville, TX
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 28.3%Utility gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jacksonville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Jacksonville on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Gordon Jeffrey Hugghins (9)
  • Michael Kirkpatrick (2)
  • Jonathan Edward Thrift (2)
  • Roxie L. Mccarty (1)
  • Michael Shawn Smith (1)
  • Michael Derek Birdwell (1)
  • John L. Andersen (1)
  • Roger Dale Weems (1)
  • Robert E. Lee, Jr. (1)
  • Matthew Dale Weems (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2020.