Jacksonville, NC

67,795 Population
46.5 square miles 1,456.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Population Density
1,456.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
39.7%
was 33.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.6%
was 5.5%
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Percent Under 18
25.7%
was 20.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in NC
Percent 65 and Over
6.4%
was 6.2%
Ranked 14th Highest in NC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.7
was 7
Ranked 17th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
11.1%
was 11.9%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in NC
Median Household Income
$41,095
was $41,375
Ranked 12th Highest in NC
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.6
40.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
154.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,486.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
22,430
was 25,624
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Median Rent
$938
was $943
Ranked 5th Highest in NC
Total Building Permits
254
was 228
 
Occupied Housing Units
19,925
was 22,676
 
Homeownership Rate
34.9%
was 34.1%
Ranked 13th Highest in NC
Single Family Building Permits
114
was 196
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
482.0
was 550.6
Ranked 14th Highest in NC
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.2%
was 16.5%
Ranked 11th Highest in NC
Multifamily Building Permits
140
was 32
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.5
Ranked 1st Highest in NC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.8
was 9.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 3.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in NC
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in NC

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.8%
* ACS 5-year data
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.8%
* ACS 5-year data

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