Jacksonville, AL Population

By | May 28, 2019

Population: 8,404. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,862 (+5.4% change)
Males: 3,961 (47.1%), Females: 4,443 (52.9%)

Calhoun County

Zip code: 36265

Median resident age: 26.2 years
Median household income: $23,726
Median house value: $83,400

Races in Jacksonville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.1%)
  • Black (20.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.5%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.2%), German (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Scottish (2.7%).

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Map of Jacksonville, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville city

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

2.1% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,014 (-19.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE HOSPITAL (1701 SOUTH PELHAM ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Jacksonville:

  • NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 12 miles; ANNISTON, AL)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; GADSDEN, AL)
  • STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; ANNISTON, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jacksonville:

  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 18 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 27 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 56 miles; ROME, GA; Abbreviation: RMG)

Other public-use airports nearest to Jacksonville:

  • MCMINN (about 7 miles; WEAVER, AL; Abbreviation: 25A)
  • CENTRE MUNI (about 25 miles; CENTRE, AL; Abbreviation: C22)
  • GADSDEN MUNI (about 25 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Abbreviation: GAD)

Amtrak station near Jacksonville:

  • 13 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 6,418; Location: 700 N PELHAM RD; Public; Website: www.jsu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jacksonville:

  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; WADLEY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 49 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,241)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 75 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; KENNESAW, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)

Schools

Public high schools in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 1000 GEORGE DOUTHIT DR SW; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 1200 CHURCH ST SE; Grades: 10 – 12)

Private high school in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 234; Location: 831 ALEXANDRIA ROAD SW; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Jacksonville:

  • KITTY STONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 949; Location: 115 COLLEGE ST SW; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 702; Location: 4141 PLEASANT VALLEY RD; Grades: 04 – 12)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 265 MARK GREEN ROAD; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $314,888; Location: 200 PELHAM ROAD S; 46,982 books; 453 audio materials; 2,061 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)