Jacksonville, North Carolina Population 2022

71,419
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Jacksonville is a city located in Onslow County North Carolina. Jacksonville has a 2020 population of 71,419. Jacksonville is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -8.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,089 in 2010.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $57,085 with a poverty rate of 13.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,032 per month, and the median house value is $157,000. The median age in Jacksonville is 23.1 years, 22.3 years for males, and 26.9 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jacksonvillewas:

  • White: 67.60%
  • Black or African American: 18.48%
  • Two or more races: 8.64%
  • Asian: 2.91%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
The current population of Jacksonville, North Carolina is 71,419 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 71,419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 78,089.

Jacksonville, North Carolina Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010186,8920.00%
2011184,993-1,899-1.03%
2012190,6785,6852.98%
2013192,3541,6760.87%
2014191,822-532-0.28%
2015193,1141,2920.67%
2016192,314-800-0.42%
2017195,0662,7521.41%
2018196,9151,8490.94%
2019197,9381,0230.52%
2020198,9611,0230.51%
2021199,9841,0230.51%

Jacksonville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,23367.60%
Black or African American13,73418.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2910.39%
Asian2,1602.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1800.24%
Some Other Race1,2941.74%
Two or More Races6,4218.64%
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Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid 2022

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Jacksonville Median Age

23.2


Total

22.4


Male

26.3


Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 58,420 adults, (5,007 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female

28,825

38.79%

Male

45,488

61.21%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jacksonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married34.5%65.5%
Non Family33.5%66.5%
All33%67%
Male28%72%
Female27.5%72.5%

33.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jacksonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1262.6233
Married11,4533.1834.5
Male6863.3528
Female2,8383.227.5
Non Family6,1491.2433.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Jacksonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7272.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,3134.23%
High School Graduate9,01229.06%
Some College9,04529.17%
Associates Degree3,17410.24%
Bachelors Degree5,05216.29%
Graduate Degree2,6878.66%
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Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,35716,6864,850
Black6,8395,9261,702
Asian1,024856216
Hispanic4,8094,552945
2+ Races1,7921,766255
Other Race807785114
Islander4141
Native American5833

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.94%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,322$36,092$27,015
Less Than 9th Grade$20,143$19,167$24,231
High School Graduate$26,593$30,352$18,543
Some College$30,550$36,001$22,494
Bachelors Degree$43,066$45,278$41,084
Graduate Degree$60,220$74,286$47,135

$33,322

Average Earnings

$36,092

Average Male

$27,015

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

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Jacksonville Language

83.98% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 16.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.76% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native865968.60%
Black11,1762,76224.71%
Multiple5,39887516.21%
Asian1,39917512.51%
White30,3133,0209.96%
Other62NaN%
Hispanic9,3281,12312.04%

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.26%

Male Poverty Rate

17.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Native, with 68.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Hispanic, with 12.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Jacksonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.20%
High School17.83%
Some College6.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.99%
Male Unemployed26.05%
Female Employed13.90%
Female Unemployed28.52%

Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,754$59,049
Families$48,426$63,948
Married Families$52,443-
Non Families$36,163$44,312
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Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jacksonville Married by Age and Sex

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Jacksonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Jacksonville Marital Status by Race

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Jacksonville Marital Status

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5,993

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,290
First Gulf War2,008
Vietnam1,370
Korea185
World War II63

Jacksonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,301
35 to 541,101
55 to 641,031
65 to 74975
75+585

Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,88718.44%
Black1,69822.43%
Asian10111.26%
Other Race466.86%
2+ Races26112.24%
Hispanic72216.71%

Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

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78.4%

Labor Force Participation

31.4%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jacksonville Employment by Age

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Jacksonville Employment by Race

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Jacksonville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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23.91%

Born in Jacksonville

94.78%

Native Born

5.22%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.78% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 23.91% having been born in North Carolina. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jacksonville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003000.00%
19409006002.78%
19503,9603,06015.97%
196013,4919,53113.04%
197016,2892,7981.90%
198018,2371,9481.14%
199030,01311,7765.11%
200066,71536,7028.32%
201078,08911,3741.59%
201175,194-2,895-3.71%
201276,3651,1711.56%
201375,681-684-0.90%
201474,217-1,464-1.93%
201574,306890.12%
201672,745-1,561-2.10%
201772,800550.08%
201872,775-25-0.03%
201972,436-339-0.47%
202072,097-339-0.47%
202171,758-339-0.47%
202271,419-339-0.47%

Jacksonville Population by Year