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Jacksonville Statistics

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Northeast Florida Statistics

Population: 1.65 million (12th in nation)

Population Growth: 10.6% increase (2007-2012)

Labor Force: 653,526

Number of Households: 510,100 (40th in nation)

Median Age: 36.5 (youngest major city in Florida)

Median Home Value: $221,000

Average Household Disposable Income: $69,765

Households with Disposable Income $150,000+: 15,511 (38th in nation)

Total Effective Buying Income: $28.4 billion (42nd in nation)

Total Retail Sales: $25.9 billion (38th in nation)

Airports: Jacksonville International Airport

Seaports: Port Fernandina, Port of Jacksonville

Internet Access:
87.5% of households own a computer;
78.4% access the Internet

Edward Waters College, Flagler College, Jacksonville University, University of North Florida

Community Colleges:
Florida Community College at Jacksonville, St. Johns River Community College

Military Bases:
Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay

New Year's Gator Bowl, Georgia-Florida Game, The Players Championship, Jacksonville Suns AA Baseball, PGA Hall of Fame, World Golf Village, Jacksonville Jaguars

Sources: Demographics USA 2018; The Florida Times Union 2008; Claritas 2007 DMA; CNN Money Magazine 2007; Enterprise Florida; Scarborough 2007/R1 MSA; U.S. Navy SE Regional Shareholders Report. Labor force data does not include self-employment.

Headquarters and Major Employers

Acosta Sales
Armor Holdings, Inc.
Bank of America
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Body Shops of America
Crowley Liner Service
Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc.
CSX Corporation
Fidelity National Finance, Inc.
Gate Petroleum
Haskell Company
Landstar Systems, Inc.
Mayo Clinic
Merrill Lynch
Ring Power
St. Vincent's Health System
Stein Mart
Venus Swimwear

Note: This list is a sampling of major employers intended to represent the range of industry sectors operating throughout the region.

Florida Facts & Figures

Population: 21.64 million

Gross State Product: $1 trillion

Labor Force : 10.2 million

Households : 7.5 million

Household EBI : $52,594

Consumer Spending : $330 billion

Total Retail Sales : $219 billion

State Universities: 11

Community Colleges: 28

Private Universities/Colleges: 164

International/Commercial Airports: 20

Seaports: 144

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, December 2018; Sales & Marketing Management magazine, September 2003; Global Insight Inc.; Enterprise Florida; Florida Trend magazine. Labor force data does not include self-employment. EBI=disposable income
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Florida Offers Strong Incentives to Companies

Call (850) 488-6300 or visit www.eflorida.com for more information on incentive programs available through Enterprise Florida.

Florida Offers Major Tax Advantages to Individuals and Companies

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