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Jacksonville has the 12th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Jacksonville area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Jacksonville has the 49th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Jacksonville is below average at $43,460, and the median cost of a home in Jacksonville is $138,500, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in Jacksonville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Jacksonville. 80% of Jacksonville workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Jacksonville spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

CareerSource Northeast Florida

5000-2 Norwood Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32208
904-924-1710 ext. 2460

CareerSource Northeast Florida

11160 Beach Blvd
Suite 111
Jacksonville, FL 32246
904-997-3100 ext. 2360