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Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan
Map of the Greater Jacksonville

Common name: Greater Jacksonville
Largest city Jacksonville
Other cities  - St. Augustine
 - Fernandina Beach
 - Jacksonville Beach
 - Orange Park
Population  Ranked 40th in the U.S.
 - Total 1,313,228
 - Density 397/sq. mi. 
Area 3,698 sq. mi.
9,577 km²
State(s)  Florida
 - Highest point N/A feet (N/A m)
 - Lowest point N/A feet (N/A m)

The Jacksonville, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, known colloquially as the Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan, consists of Duval County (Jacksonville and the cities of Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Baldwin and Neptune Beach), Clay County, St. Johns County, Nassau County and Baker County. The total estimated population is over 1.3 million residents[1] (2007 US Census estimate). It is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state of Florida, behind Miami, Tampa / St Petersburg, and Orlando.


Major roads

State 21, US 17, State 13, U.S. 1, US 301, Florida 202, A1A and Interstate Highways 10, 95 and 295.

Public transportation

Jacksonville Transportation Authority provides bus service in Duval County and part of Clay County.


Jacksonville International Airport is 13 miles (21 km) north of downtown Jacksonville. It serves more than six million passengers annually.


Port of Jacksonville is located in Duval County on the east coast in the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a cruise terminal.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,122,750 people, 432,627 households, and 297,259 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 72.87% White, 21.51% African American, 0.35% Native American, 2.27% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.15% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. 3.79% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $45,143, and the median income for a family was $51,327. Males had a median income of $35,537 versus $25,093 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,659.


See also


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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