Jacksonville, Ohio

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Jacksonville, Ohio

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Jacksonville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Jacksonville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Jacksonville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Jacksonville, Ohio

Comparing Jacksonville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Age of the Population 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 7
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Jacksonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 59 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Athens
P.O. Box Zip Codes 45740
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.475
Longitude -82.081

Jacksonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station PHILO 3 SW
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Jacksonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 544 100%
Male 250 46%
Female 294 54%
Under 18 144 26.5%
18+ 400 73.5%
65+ 79 14.5%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.09
White 531 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Jacksonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 562
Growth 18
Growth % 3.3%

Jacksonville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.3%
Irish 16.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Hungarian 7.9%
Polish 7.3%
German 6.6%
Dutch 6%
Italian 5.4%
English 5.4%
Welsh 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Greek 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Swiss 0.3%
South African 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jacksonville 544 $30,556
Buchtel 574 $31,607
Chauncey 1,067 $30,865
Glouster 1,972 $28,800
Murray City 452 $32,188
Nelsonville 5,230 $27,122
Trimble 466 $30,938
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