Jacksonville Metro Area

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  2. Jacksonville Metro Area Statistics
  3. Jacksonville Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Jacksonville Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Jacksonville Metro Area Family Information
  6. Jacksonville Metro Area Education Information
  7. Jacksonville Metro Area Business Information
  8. Jacksonville Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Jacksonville Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Jacksonville Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Jacksonville Metro Area Counties
  12. Jacksonville Metro Area Cities


Jacksonville Metro Area Legal Resources

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Jacksonville Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 150,355
  • Land Area (2000): 1,986.050 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 367.098 square kilometers

Jacksonville Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 144,325 2002 155,414 2005 1,253,042
2000 149,902 2003 1,199,156 2006 Not Available
2001 1,129,007 2004 1,229,623 2007 152,338

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Houses (2000): 55,726

Jacksonville Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 214,196 71.08%
 Rural, Farm 1,863 0.62%
 Rural, Non-farm 85,272 28.30%

Jacksonville Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Employment Information

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Jacksonville Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 41,851 39,766 2,086 4.98% 50
1991 41,997 39,729 2,268 5.40% 54
1992 41,658 39,557 2,101 5.04% 50
1993 42,434 40,354 2,080 4.90% 49
1994 42,887 41,010 1,877 4.38% 44
1995 43,469 41,703 1,766 4.06% 41
1996 45,372 43,493 1,879 4.14% 41
1997 47,753 46,099 1,653 3.46% 35
1998 48,309 46,569 1,740 3.60% 36
1999 50,242 48,438 1,803 3.59% 36
2000 53,185 50,858 2,327 4.38% 44
2001 53,845 50,849 2,996 5.56% 56
2002 53,808 50,328 3,480 6.47% 65
2003 53,766 50,270 3,496 6.50% 65
2004 55,560 52,538 3,023 5.44% 54
2005 56,335 53,321 3,015 5.35% 54
2006 58,399 55,809 2,590 4.43% 44
2007 59,393 56,840 2,553 4.30% 43
2008 61,552 58,166 3,386 5.50% 55
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 60,852 57,929 2,923 4.80% 48
Feb 2008 60,783 57,652 3,131 5.15% 52
Mar 2008 60,478 57,499 2,979 4.93% 49
Apr 2008 61,136 58,210 2,926 4.79% 48
May 2008 61,774 58,400 3,374 5.46% 55
Jun 2008 61,996 58,272 3,724 6.01% 60
Jul 2008 62,842 58,704 4,138 6.58% 66
Aug 2008 62,128 58,443 3,685 5.93% 59
Sep 2008 61,977 58,381 3,596 5.80% 58
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Jacksonville Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 9,092 19.28%
2. Public Administration 5,982 12.69%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,608 5.53%
4. Health Care 2,268 4.81%
5. Educational Services 2,048 4.34%
6. Repair and Maintenance 1,650 3.50%
7. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,598 3.39%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,544 3.27%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 1,360 2.88%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,150 2.44%
11. Truck Transportation 1,148 2.43%
12. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 992 2.10%
13. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 964 2.04%
14. Other Transportation 846 1.79%
15. Department and Other General Stores 820 1.74%
16. Finance and Insurance 818 1.73%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 772 1.64%
18. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 758 1.61%
19. Utilities 670 1.42%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 660 1.40%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 7,482 14.70%
2. Educational Services 6,670 13.11%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 5,526 10.86%
4. Public Administration 3,134 6.16%
5. Social Assistance 3,086 6.06%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,224 4.37%
7. Department and Other General Stores 2,022 3.97%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 1,940 3.81%
9. Finance and Insurance 1,726 3.39%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,660 3.26%
11. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,264 2.48%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,140 2.24%
13. Construction 952 1.87%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 710 1.40%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 674 1.32%
16. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 654 1.29%
17. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 558 1.10%
18. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 548 1.08%
19. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 502 0.99%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 490 0.96%

Jacksonville Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 2,864 6.07%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,472 5.24%
3. Vehicle Mechanics 2,370 5.03%
4. Other Construction Trades 2,082 4.42%
5. Other Management Occupations 2,056 4.36%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,926 4.09%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,734 3.68%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,650 3.50%
9. Other Production Occupations 1,594 3.38%
10. Construction Laborers 1,492 3.16%
11. Carpenters 1,448 3.07%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,404 2.98%
13. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,296 2.75%
14. Law Enforcement Workers 1,214 2.57%
15. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 1,088 2.31%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,076 2.28%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 778 1.65%
18. Business Operations Specialists 768 1.63%
19. Other Office and Admin Support 738 1.57%
20. Fishing / Hunting / Forestry 654 1.39%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Cashiers 2,710 5.33%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,676 5.26%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 2,644 5.20%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 2,424 4.76%
5. Secretaries and Admins 2,410 4.74%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,192 4.31%
7. Child Care Workers 1,988 3.91%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,860 3.65%
9. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,810 3.56%
10. Customer Service Representatives 1,708 3.36%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 1,624 3.19%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,582 3.11%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,566 3.08%
14. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,496 2.94%
15. Registered Nurses 1,398 2.75%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,290 2.53%
17. Waiters and Waitresses 1,134 2.23%
18. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,098 2.16%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 958 1.88%
20. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 944 1.85%

Jacksonville Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 147,046 63.97%
15-35 hours 23,852 10.38%
1-14 hours 7,658 3.33%
No regular hours 51,315 22.32%

Jacksonville Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 6,762 4.36%
5 AM-5:29 AM 7,036 4.53%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 13,722 8.84%
6 AM-6:29 AM 22,706 14.63%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 27,123 17.48%
7 AM-7:29 AM 24,239 15.62%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 17,245 11.11%
8 AM-8:29 AM 8,007 5.16%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,527 2.92%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 4,613 2.97%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 2,291 1.48%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 1,334 0.86%
Noon-3:59 PM 7,039 4.54%
4 PM-11:59 PM 8,540 5.50%

Jacksonville Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 9,324 6.01%
5-9 24,069 15.51%
10-14 26,476 17.06%
15-19 26,501 17.08%
20-24 22,243 14.33%
25-29 7,968 5.13%
30-34 18,626 12.00%
35-39 2,624 1.69%
40-44 2,504 1.61%
45-59 6,994 4.51%
60-89 4,801 3.09%
At least 90 3,054 1.97%

Jacksonville Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 878 0.57% 115,703 74.56%
30-44 272 0.18% 23,482 15.13%
45-59 70 0.05% 6,924 4.46%
At least 60 100 0.06% 7,755 5.00%

Jacksonville Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 364 0.23%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 27,308 17.17%
 Car / truck / van, solo 106,103 66.70%
 Motorcycle 282 0.18%
 Other 3,350 2.11%
 Public transportation 1,320 0.83%
 Walked 16,457 10.34%
 Worked at home 3,899 2.45%

Jacksonville Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 96,214 (261,918 people)
Families (2000): 73,784 (228,048 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 29,948
People at same address in 1995: 98,663

Jacksonville Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 8,340 8.64%
$10,000-$14,999 6,874 7.12%
$15,000-$19,999 8,610 8.92%
$20,000-$24,999 8,593 8.91%
$25,000-$29,999 8,858 9.18%
$30,000-$34,999 8,727 9.04%
$35,000-$39,999 6,872 7.12%
$40,000-$44,999 7,255 7.52%
$45,000-$49,999 5,586 5.79%
$50,000-$59,999 8,630 8.94%
$60,000-$74,999 8,368 8.67%
$75,000-$99,999 5,775 5.99%
$100,000-$124,999 2,212 2.29%
$125,000-$149,999 620 0.64%
$150,000-$199,999 610 0.63%
$200,000 or more 555 0.58%

Jacksonville Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 8,973 18.65%
 Family, 2 people 13,738 28.55%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,970 4.09%
 Family, 3 people 9,879 20.53%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 407 0.85%
 Family, 4 people 8,162 16.96%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 131 0.27%
 Family, 5 people 3,336 6.93%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 41 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 1,032 2.14%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 4 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 447 0.93%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.00%

Jacksonville Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 83,195 32.61%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 22,913 8.98%
Public Assistance 3,366 1.32%
Retirement 17,832 6.99%
Self Employment 10,437 4.09%
Social Security 16,715 6.55%
Supplemental Security 3,474 1.36%
Wage / Salary 80,767 31.66%
Other 16,396 6.43%

Jacksonville Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 27,407 45.84%
 With children under 18 32,378 54.16%

Jacksonville Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 7,979 6.06%
 Married 70,651 53.68%
 Never Married 51,503 39.13%
 Widowed 1,473 1.12%

Jacksonville Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 9,446 9.28%
 Married 66,862 65.70%
 Never Married 18,117 17.80%
 Widowed 7,348 7.22%

Jacksonville Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Education Information

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Jacksonville Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 7,851 3.53%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 22,418 10.08%
 High school diploma or equivalent 91,486 41.13%
 Some college, no degree 62,944 28.30%
 Associate degree 14,011 6.30%
 Bachelors degree 16,915 7.60%
 Graduate or professional degree 6,825 3.07%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 3,478 2.31% 1,722 1.15% 5,200 3.46%
Kindergarten 4,537 3.02% 182 0.12% 4,719 3.14%
Grades 1-4 16,460 10.95% 806 0.54% 17,266 11.48%
Grades 5-8 14,890 9.90% 614 0.41% 15,504 10.31%
Grades 9-12 14,511 9.65% 496 0.33% 15,007 9.98%
Undergrad college 13,738 9.14% 2,346 1.56% 16,084 10.70%
Graduate or professional school 1,104 0.73% 470 0.31% 1,574 1.05%
Total 68,718 45.70% 6,636 4.41% 75,354 50.12%

Jacksonville Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Business Information

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Jacksonville Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 261 280
2002 242 231
2003 71 64
2004 71 61

Jacksonville Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Jacksonville Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 228,782 87.09%
 Below Poverty Level 33,915 12.91%

Jacksonville Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 152

Jacksonville Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 1.517 0.360 0.062 0.679 2.619 0.000 8.259 23.544 2.543 34.346
2000 1.868 0.447 0.033 0.760 3.109 0.000 9.646 25.790 2.302 37.738
2001 6.043 0.354 0.084 2.190 8.672 0.000 11.129 33.459 5.275 49.863
2002 1.030 0.315 0.032 0.309 1.686 0.000 6.068 14.439 2.349 22.855
2003 5.047 0.242 0.089 2.170 7.548 0.000 9.452 31.470 4.714 45.635
2004 4.952 0.264 0.094 1.998 7.309 0.000 9.640 30.731 4.553 44.924
2005 5.066 0.251 0.083 2.010 7.410 0.000 9.522 30.833 4.709 45.063
2006 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2007 2.599 0.427 0.072 0.761 3.860 0.000 10.661 22.247 2.258 35.165

Jacksonville Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 5,335
2000 6,123
2001 66,087
2002 3,814

Jacksonville Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Jacksonville Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 23,882 15.88%
10-19 Years 23,540 15.66%
20-29 Years 41,280 27.46%
30-39 Years 21,101 14.03%
40-49 Years 16,594 11.04%
50-59 Years 10,332 6.87%
60-69 Years 7,518 5.00%
70-79 Years 4,457 2.96%
80-89 Years 1,417 0.94%
90+ Years 234 0.16%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 82,986 55.19%
 Female 67,369 44.81%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 104,600 69.57%
 African-American 27,162 18.07%
 Hispanic/Latino 10,896 7.25%
 Multiracial 3,658 2.43%
 Asian 2,454 1.63%
 Amerindian 971 0.65%
 Other Race 355 0.24%
 Pacific Islander 259 0.17%

Jacksonville Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 39,449 19.56%
2. Irish 35,093 17.40%
3. United States Or American 30,471 15.11%
4. English 24,517 12.16%
5. Italian 14,638 7.26%
6. French Non-Basque 9,312 4.62%
7. Polish 6,834 3.39%
8. Scottish 6,066 3.01%
9. Scotch Irish 5,988 2.97%
10. Dutch 3,836 1.90%

Jacksonville Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 249,057 90.59%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 16,131 5.87%
3. French 1,734 0.63%
4. Tagalog 1,666 0.61%
5. Japanese 1,244 0.45%
6. German 1,106 0.40%
7. Other Pacific Island 534 0.19%
8. Vietnamese 392 0.14%
9. Korean 386 0.14%
10. Italian 330 0.12%

Jacksonville Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 289,067 95.93%
 Naturalized immigrant 5,372 1.78%
 Not a citizen 6,892 2.29%

Jacksonville Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Jacksonville Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Jacksonville Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

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Jacksonville Metro Area Cities

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