Jacksonville is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 3,020 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jacksonville is the 120th largest community in Oregon. Much of the housing stock in Jacksonville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Jacksonville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Jacksonville, where the median household income is $87,438.00.
Jacksonville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Jacksonville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Jacksonville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jacksonville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jacksonville who work in healthcare (16.86%), management occupations (15.10%), and office and administrative support (11.85%).
Also of interest is that Jacksonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Jacksonville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Jacksonville is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Jacksonville, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 99.04% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small city, Jacksonville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Jacksonville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Jacksonville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.25% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jacksonville in 2018 was $53,574, which is wealthy relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $214,296 for a family of four. However, Jacksonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jacksonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jacksonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Jacksonville include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jacksonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Polish.