Jacksonville, AL

Census Place

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2022 Population
14,227
8.8% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
28.8
6.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
27.6%
3.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,451
10.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,200
17.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
6,579
9.76% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jacksonville, AL had a population of 14.2k people with a median age of 28.8 and a median household income of $46,451. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jacksonville, AL grew from 13,076 to 14,227, a 8.8% increase and its median household income grew from $41,920 to $46,451, a 10.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.73%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%).

None of the households in Jacksonville, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Jacksonville, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jacksonville, AL are Jacksonville State University (2,035 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jacksonville, AL was $174,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.7%.

Most people in Jacksonville, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Jacksonville, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jacksonville, AL is home to a population of 14.2k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.52% of Jacksonville, AL residents were born outside of the country (358 people).

In 2022, there were 3.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.77k people) in Jacksonville, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 350 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Jacksonville, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jacksonville, AL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jacksonville, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.77k ± 563
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.21k ± 526
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    350 ± 164
4.47%
Hispanic Population
636 people

In 2022, there were 3.04 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.77k people) in Jacksonville, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 350 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.47% of the people in Jacksonville, AL are hispanic (636 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jacksonville, AL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.52%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
358 people
2.38%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
311 people

As of 2022, 2.52% of Jacksonville, AL residents (358 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jacksonville, AL was 2.38%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    347 ± 170
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    214 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    143 ± 72

Jacksonville, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jacksonville, AL employs 6.58k people. The largest industries in Jacksonville, AL are Educational Services (1,167 people), Retail Trade (1,147 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (866 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($112,014), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($108,750), and Public Administration ($65,054).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

6.58k
2022 Value
± 842
9.76%
1 Year growth
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, AL grew at a rate of 9.76%, from 5.99k employees to 6.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jacksonville, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,021 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (765 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (653 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.58k
2022 Value
± 842
9.76%
1 Year growth
± 16.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jacksonville, AL grew at a rate of 9.76%, from 5.99k employees to 6.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jacksonville, AL, are Educational Services (1,167 people), Retail Trade (1,147 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (866 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jacksonville, AL, though some of these residents may live in Jacksonville, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$25,641
Median earning men ± $8,790
$22,659
Median earning women ± $4,223

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($110,694), Public Administration ($66,576), and Wholesale Trade ($52,571).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($38,500), Manufacturing ($34,666), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Jacksonville, AL awarded 2,035 degrees. The student population of Jacksonville, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,839 male students and 5,793 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jacksonville, AL are White (1,466 and 73.9%), followed by Black or African American (353 and 17.8%), Unknown (141 and 7.11%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (11 and 0.555%).

The largest universities in Jacksonville, AL by number of degrees awarded are Jacksonville State University (2,035 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jacksonville, AL are Registered Nursing (332 and 16.3%), Elementary Education & Teaching (141 and 6.93%), and General Business Administration & Management (118 and 5.8%).

The median tuition cost in Jacksonville, AL for a public four year colleges is $9,990 for in-state students and $19,950 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Jacksonville, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,632 (39.9% men and 60.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,632 students enrolled in Jacksonville, AL, 39.9% men and 60.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,993 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 106 degrees awarded
  2. 105 degrees awarded
  3. 295 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jacksonville, AL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 106 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,035 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Jacksonville State University with 2,035 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 687 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jacksonville, AL, which is 0.51 times less than the 1,348 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,466 degrees mean that there were 4.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 353 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,990) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,962) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,196) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jacksonville, AL was $174,200 in 2022, which is 0.618 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $148,400 to $174,200, a 17.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Jacksonville, AL is 52.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jacksonville, AL have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jacksonville, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$174,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,681
$2,827
Median Property Taxes
±$402

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jacksonville, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jacksonville, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.7%
Homeownership
2022
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.7% of the housing units in Jacksonville, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 21.02
  2. Census Tract 21.01

The following map shows all of the places in Jacksonville, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$46,451
Median Household Income
± $3,472
5.36k
Number of Households
± 635

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.36k households in Jacksonville, AL grew to $46,451 from the previous year's value of $41,920.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jacksonville, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.66%)

In 2022, 87.4% of workers in Jacksonville, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.84%) and those who worked at home (2.66%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jacksonville, AL have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Jacksonville, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jacksonville, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jacksonville, AL (3.32k out of 12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jacksonville, AL is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Jacksonville, AL has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 7.65% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, AL see 1623 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.71% increase from the previous year (1565 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1474 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 705 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,623 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Calhoun County, AL

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, AL see an average of 1,623 patients per year. This represents a 3.71% increase from the previous year (1,565 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Calhoun County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 38.1% between 18 and 34 years, 30.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
47.9%
Employer Coverage
15%
Medicaid
7.65%
Medicare
17.2%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jacksonville, AL grew by 7.8% from 9.61% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jacksonville, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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