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Jacksonville Population 2024

Jacksonville is the most populous city in the Florida state of U.S. Jacksonville population in 2024 is estimated to be 973,712, The city has a total area of 874.3 square miles (2,264 sq km), making Jacksonville the largest city in land area in the contiguous United States. The Jacksonville Beaches communities are along the adjacent Atlantic coast, making it the 12th most populous city in the U.S. Jacksonville is located on the banks of the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean proved instrumental to the growth of the city and its industry. Jacksonville is sixteenth most dangerous city in Florida.

Below is the Jacksonville population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2010823,123
2011829,5540.78
2012836,9970.90
2013842,7620.69
2014852,5601.16
2015865,8351.56
2016880,4951.69
2017891,7361.28
2018903,8891.36
2019911,5070.84
2020949,6114.18
2021 *954,6250.528
2022 *968,9641.51
2023 *973,0470.43
2024 *973,7120.07
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Jacksonville city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearJacksonville Population
1950245,513
1955291,316
1960360,767
1965432,622
1970515,784
1975557,644
1980592,571
1985654,082
1990726,813
1995796,427
2000870,553
2005955,841
20101,050,256
20111,070,235
20151,154,027
2020*1,262,530
2025*1,344,953
2035*1,476,716
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Jacksonville city Population(UA)


Jacksonville Population Ranking & Density

According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, Jacksonville population in 2020 is estimated to be 949,611, It is twelfth largest city in United States by rank, Jacksonville Median age population is 36 years. 48.3% are Male, 51.7% are Female, Sex ratio 93.2 males per 100 females. 7% are under 5 years, 23% are 18 years and over, 13.7% are 65 years and over, 1.4% are 85 years and over. Jacksonville population in 2023 is estimated to be 973,047, population in 2022 is estimated to be 968,964, and in 2021 is estimated to be 954,625.

436,155 are Male and 467,741 are Female, 63,065 are under 5 years, 207,509 are under 18 years, 124,132 are 65 years and over. Total housing units are 388,788.

Jacksonville Voting age population
650,686 are Citizen, 18 and over population out of these 310,486 are Male and 340,200 are Female. Percentage wise 47.7% are Male voters and 52.3% are Female voters.


Jacksonville Language demographics

Jacksonville population by language spoken at home are 679,558 Speak only English, 49,031 Spanish or Spanish Creole, 2,916 French (incl. Patois, Cajun), 3,042 French Creole, 1,183 Italian, 43 Yiddish, 1,533 Portuguese or Portuguese Creole, 2,103 German, 488 Polish, 435 Other West Germanic languages, 137 Scandinavian languages, 233 Greek, 2,098 Russian, 3,758 Serbo-Croatian, 799 Other Slavic languages, 102 Armenian, 983 Persian.

1,006 Hindi, 993 Gujarati, 287 Urdu, 1,439 Other Indic languages and 3,081 Other Indo-European languages.

2,506 Chinese, 698 Japanese, 1,260 Korean, 500 Laotian, 1,137 Mon-Khmer, Cambodian, 17 Hmong, 768 Thai, 9,122 Tagalog, 4,266 Vietnamese and 4,965 Other Asian languages.

1,060 Other Pacific Island languages, 16 Navajo, 53 Other Native North American languages, 86 Hungarian, 4,526 Arabic, 83 Hebrew, 1,836 African languages and 99 Other and unspecified languages.


Jacksonville Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Jacksonville by age is 911,528, out of these 440,108 are male, 471,420 are female, The sex ratio of Jacksonville is 93. The median age of the Jacksonville population is 36.1, Jacksonville population by age are, under 18 years is 206,135, 16 years and over is 724,870, 18 years and over is 705,393, 21 years and over is 671,902, 65 years and over is 161925. 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female, 22.6% are under 18 years old, 79.5% are 16 years and over, 77.4% are 18 years and over, 73.7% are 21 years and over, 14.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 396,542 housing units, The voting population of Jacksonville are 663,770, out of these 314,889 are male voters, 348,881 are female voters, 47.4% are male,52.6% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -561,5556.8%
5 - 952,9575.8%
10 - 1462,2586.8%
15 - 1951,1715.6%
20 - 2459,3556.5%
25 - 34150,46616.5%
35 - 44116,53112.8%
45 - 54111,34112.2%
55 - 5961,2616.7%
60 - 6453,8035.9%
65 - 7480,4008.8%
75 - 8438,6194.2%
85 and over11,8111.3%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Jacksonville Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Jacksonville by race are:

White Population

White population in Jacksonville, Florida are 518,116, percentage wise 56.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Jacksonville, Florida are 284,385, percentage wise 31.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Jacksonville, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Jacksonville are 44,551, percentage wise 4.9 percent are asians, out of these 7,900 are Asian Indians, 5,663 are Chinese, 16,215 are Filipinos, 450 are Japanese, 1,153 are Korean, 6,038 are Vietnamese and 7,132 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Jacksonville, Florida are 97,244. Percentage wise 10.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 19,393 are Mexican people, 31,599 are Puerto Ricans, 13,790 are Cubans, and 32,462 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race911,528Percent
White518,11656.8%
Black or African American284,38531.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2810.4%
Asian Population44,5514.9%
Asian Indian7,9000.9%
Chinese5,6630.6%
Filipino16,2151.8%
Japanese4500.0%
Other Asian Population7,132
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3050.0%
Hispanic or Latino97,24410.7%
Mexican19,3932.1%
Puerto Rican31,5993.5%
Cuban13,7901.5%
Other Hispanic or Latino32,462
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Jacksonville native population is 805,258, out of these 444,371 born in the Florida state and 334,384 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 106,270, out of these 59,147 are Naturalised US citizen, 12,347 are in Europe, 19,820 in Asia, 5,176 in Africa, 21,224 in Latin America and 508 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Jacksonville are 47,123, out of these 6,010 are from Europe, 15,268 are from Asia, 2,796 from Africa, 22,473 are from Latin America and 576 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native805,258
Born in state of residence444,371
Born in other state in the United States334,384
Northeast87,041
Midwest74,059
South141,726
West31,558
Born outside the United States26,503
Puerto Rico12,907
U.S. Island Areas1,196
Born abroad of American parent(s)12,400
Foreign born
Born outside of United States106,270
Naturalized U.S. citizen59,147
Europe12,347
Asia19,820
Africa5,176
Oceania72
Latin America21,224
Northern America508
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen47,123
Europe6,010
Asia15,268
Africa2,796
Oceania0
Latin America22,473
Northern America576
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Jacksonville History

In 1562, French explorer Jean Ribault explored St. Johns River and erected a stone column at the river's mouth, claiming the newly discovered land for France. Jacksonville area was originally inhabited by the Timucua people, and in 1564 was the site of the French colony of Fort Caroline, It is one of the earliest European settlements in the United States. France and Spain both were defeated by the British in the French and Indian War. During the war the British had defeated the Spanish in Cuba and occupied the island, whereas Florida had hardly seen any fighting. As part of the negotiations between the two nations in the aftermath of the war, Spain would cede Florida to Great Britain in exchange for the return of Cuba. The British agreed and Florida was ceded to the United Kingdom in 1763. The British soon constructed the King's Road connecting St. Augustine to Georgia. British after being defeated in the American Revolutionary War(1775-1783), also known as the American War of Independence. Britain returned control of this territory to Spain in 1783. Spain ceded the Florida Territory to the United States in 1821, American settlers on the north side of the Cow Ford decided to plan a town, laying out the streets and plats. They named the town Jacksonville, after celebrated war hero and first Territorial Governor Andrew Jackson (later U.S. President, Andrew Jackson was an American soldier who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837).

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