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Home to Little Rock Air Force Base
Jacksonville is a city in Pulaski County, in the Little Rock metro area.
The community was named after Nicholas Jackson, who donated land for a railroad depot.
The latitude of Jacksonville is 34.866N. The longitude is -92.11W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,393.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jacksonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pulaski County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Little Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72099 ZIP code.
13% of Jacksonville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jacksonville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jacksonville was $16,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Jacksonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Jacksonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.
Libraries in Jacksonville include Nixon Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Jacksonville include Jacksonville Patriot
Pulaski County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jacksonville political report.
The average commute time for Jacksonville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jacksonville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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