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Jacksonville is a city in Cherokee County.

The latitude of Jacksonville is 31.963N. The longitude is -95.27W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,974.


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Median household income
Local
$25,800
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jacksonville demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 96. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 6.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Tomato Fest - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jacksonville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Love's Lookout Park
Colleges and universities: Jacksonville College, Lon Morris College, BMA Theological Seminary
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jacksonville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75766 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Jacksonville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jacksonville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jacksonville was $13,541, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Jacksonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Jacksonville festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jacksonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $312.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.


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Libraries

Libraries in Jacksonville include Jacksonville Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Jacksonville include Jacksonville Daily Progress

TV stations in Jacksonville include KETK.

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Politics

Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jacksonville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Jacksonville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 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 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Jacksonville include Americas Best Value Inn Jacksonvill, Holiday Inn Express.

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