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Overview
Population:1,349,130
Pop. Change:20%
State: Florida
Metro Area:Jacksonville Metro Area
County:Duval, St. Johns, ... 5 total
City:Jacksonville, Lakeside, ... 36 total
Zip Code:32244, 32210, ... 60 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Jacksonville's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Jacksonville Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: Extreme northern Atlantic coast of Florida, 20 miles inland along the St. Johns River Elevation: 31 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Attractive downtownCrime rates
EconomyGrowth and sprawl
Arts and cultureLong commutes

Interesting Facts about the Jacksonville, Florida Metro Area

As of 2014, Jacksonville Metro Area's population is 1,349,130 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.35 percent.

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The median home cost in Jacksonville Metro Area is $139,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.50 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Jacksonville Metro Area's cost of living is 4.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Jacksonville Metro Area public schools spend $9,721 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17 students per teacher in Jacksonville Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Jacksonville Metro Area is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jacksonville Metro Area jobs have Increased by 4.29 percent.


Ranked #4 Stressful Cities 2012
Ranked #6 Most Affordable Colleges
Ranked #7 Most Popular Cities for the Holidays
Ranked #9 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
Ranked #9 Worst Cities for Respiratory Infections
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Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Jacksonville Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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