Jacksonville, North Carolina 

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Population

76,284

+6.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$41,293

Median Home Price

$166,000

Median Age

23.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.9 / 7.1

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Military town - Southeast North Carolina near Atlantic coast 60 miles north of Wilmington. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Jacksonville, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: North Carolina
County: Onslow County
Metro Area: Jacksonville Metro Area
City: Jacksonville
Zip Codes: 28540 28546 28547 28543
Cost of Living: -15.7% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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Jacksonville, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby coastal areas
Low crime rates
Cost of living
Cons
Arts & culture
Isolation
Economy

What Bert Has To Say About Jacksonville Metro Area

Jacksonville is located near the Atlantic Coast at the mouth of the New River. The 153,000-acre Camp Lejeune marine base is the mainstay of the local economy and lifestyle, and accounts for about half of the 70,000 Jacksonville city residents. The military presence gives a stable economy but little growth opportunity. The area is also known for boating and water sports. Cost of living is quite low and the winter climate is attractive, but the economy isn’t very diverse and area has few other cultural and service amenities. It is quite isolated by geography, road structure and distance from other North Carolina cities; Raleigh is about 130 miles northwest.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jacksonville jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jacksonville's cost of living is 15.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jacksonville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Jacksonville, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Onslow county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.8% to 33.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jacksonville's population is 76,284 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jacksonville is Real Estate: $166,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%.

SCHOOLS
Jacksonville public schools spend $8,048 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Jacksonville. More Education



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Housing Market in Jacksonville

It's a good time to buy in Jacksonville. Home Appreciation is up 10.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Jacksonville is $166,000.
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Reviews for Jacksonville   12 Reviews
Some good things - 4/1/2017
My husband and I are older, he is a disabled veteran and we are retired on moderate to low income. We have lived in different areas including SC. Some pros of living in... Read More

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Military Community - 2/26/2016
Jacksonville North Carolina is a great area to live considering the proximity to the beach and the low cost of living. The area has experienced tremendous growth in the... Read More

Family Moving to area..need advice on the best sch - 9/21/2012
Hello, we will be moving to the Jacksonville area this fall and need some advice. We will be moving from TX, so we have never been to Jacksonville before and know... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN JACKSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
28540 28546 28547 28543

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