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Find your Best Mortgage in Jacksonville: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Attractive downtown
-Economy
-Arts and culture

Cons

-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes


What Bert Has To Say About Jacksonville Metro Area


Jacksonville is a large commercial and financial center with the most “northern” feel among large cities in Florida. Modern skyscrapers line a well-defined downtown and waterfront area, and the city spreads in all directions and especially south and west from there. It is ultimately a mix of Northern, Southern, and Florida cities, prosperous and water-loving and culturally conscious with not too much tourism. The economy is diverse, with an assortment of banking and financial institutions, a bustling port, and large corporates like BellSouth and CSX. Sprawling and fairly unattractive residential areas surround downtown, and the population has relatively low educational attainment.


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Quick Facts About Jacksonville


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 5.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jacksonville jobs have Increased by 2.11 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jacksonville's cost of living is 8.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Jacksonville's population is 868,031 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.67 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Jacksonville is $138,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -16.53%.
    SCHOOLS
    Jacksonville public schools spend $8,951 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.5 students per teacher in Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville Housing Market


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  8/3/2017
THINKING OF RELOCATING HERE? IF YOUR BLACK DONT!

well first of im a african american woman and i come from up north thinking my fellow Black people would be more welcoming......noooo ive had better relations with... (Read More)

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  5/21/2017
Jax Okay Overall

For the moment, housing is fairly affordable when compared with other areas in the U.S. However, real estate prices are climbing and local wages do not reflect this... (Read More)

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  5/9/2017
Oh, and...

First Baptist owns everything. E-ver-y-thing.... (Read More)

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