Is Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville a good place to live?

Is Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville a nice place to live? Should I move to Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville? What is it like living in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville? Find out information on living conditions, demographics, transit options, schools, daycares, things to do, and homes for sale.

Before you even start your home buying search, you’d want to know which area to move to. Several factors can influence the choice of place such as demographics, nearby schools, amenities, local community, and more. If you’re considering moving to Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville, there are several ways for you to identify if Jacksonville Heights is a good fit for you.

Jacksonville Heights: Highlights

Total Population
9k
Walk Score
38
Median Home Price
$0
Median Rent
$1,030
Median Household Income
$52,662
Median Individual Income
$30,432

  Jacksonville Heights Neighborhood Guide

Who are your Jacksonville Heights neighbors?

The demographics of a place can be a fair indicator of how ‘neighborly’ a place is. 45% of the households in Jacksonville Heights are renter-occupied making it suitable for people looking for a community where residents generally keep to themselves. The total population of Jacksonville Heights is 9,465, the median age is 36 years, and the average household size is 2.8.

Total Population
9k
Median Age
36
Renters
45%
Owners
55%

Is Jacksonville Heights a walkable neighborhood?

Quality of life is subjective and can depend on a variety of things. While some home buyers might want a walkable city that offers ample things to do closer to where they live, others might prefer the suburbs with their tranquil streets, peace and quiet, and proximity to open spaces and nature. For some, the idea of being car-dependent is unacceptable, while for others, a reasonable drive time to their favorite weekend hangout is a dream come true.

Walk Score
38
Transit Score
36

Taking that into account, it would be great to know what amenities are available in the neighborhood, and whether you can complete most of your daily tasks on foot. Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville has a walk score of 38 and a transit score of 36. Most errands require a car.

Public transit in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville is provided by JTA (bus). There are 19 JTA bus stops in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville. The nearest airport is Jacksonville International Airport.

What are the public transit options in Jacksonville Heights?

We cannot find any nearby public transit options for Jacksonville Heights

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What are the best schools in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville?

The definition of a good school can vary depending on what people are looking for - some might be interested in schools which have great sports programs, while others might be looking at schools that are better at preparing kids for higher education. Since perspective can make a difference, independent bodies like Niche assign ratings to schools and are commonly used by parents to make a decision. However, you are encouraged to verify these ratings through other sources including visiting the campus.

It is not surprising to note that places with highly-rated public schools tend to have relatively higher home prices because of the perpetual demand for those neighborhoods. If you have children or plan on having in the future, checking out the nearby schools and their ratings is a good idea. J. Allen Axson Elementary School (#32 in metro), Jacksonville Beach Elementary School (#28 in metro) are among 3 A+/A/A- rated public elementary schools in the district. Kirby-Smith Middle School (#33 in metro), LaVilla School of the Arts (#21 in metro), River City Science Academy Innovation (#35 in metro) are among 4 A+/A/A- rated public middle schools in the district. Duval Charter High School at Baymeadows (#26 in metro), River City Science Academy Middle - High School (#13 in metro), Douglas Anderson School of the Arts (#7 in metro) are among 4 A+/A rated public high schools in the district.

Choosing an area with good school rating consistency is important. While the area you’re looking at right now might have great elementary schools for your young children, it’s well worth examining the middle and high schools they’ll grow up to attend. The nearby elementary school, middle school and high school quality ratings from Niche are very similar. If you have children and desire a consistent school experience as they grow up, this neighborhood may be a good place to plant long-term roots.

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What are the activities for kids in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville?

For households with kids, accessibility to nearby parks, playgrounds, daycare centers as well as highly-rated preschools is key. Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville has 2 parks, Brantley Park and Jacksonville Heights. These playgrounds provide great recreational facilities for kids, as well as adults. Families can enjoy a nice picnic under the shade in summer months, or walk along the trail for a weekend activity with the kids.

Proximity to good daycare centres is extremely important, especially if the parents have a full-time job. For young families in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville, childcare options include Kids World Academy Westside Jacksonville, Lil' Nuggets Daycare Ctr, and Parks' Place Daycare & Learning Center.

What's nearby Jacksonville Heights?

Whether a neighborhood is a good place to live or not could also depend on the nearby amenities. Having a high walk score means that there are a lot of places nearby like stores, restaurants, coffee shops, schools, and more. While the scores are by no means perfect, they are a good indicator for "stuff to do" around those places. Things like proximity to grocery stores, dining options, and parks can make a huge difference in your daily lives.

There are also plenty of dining options for the residents of Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville. You can grab your morning cup of coffee from Irie Cafe International, Vegas Sevens, or RaceTrac and sit down for a relaxed weekend brunch at RaceTrac or Famous Jamaican Jerk & Seafood. Dessert shops like Dunkin', Krispy Kreme, and Dairy Queen in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville are great options for satifying your sweet tooth. Residents love to order tacos from El Tapatio, El Potro, or La Rizita Mexican Grocery and burgers from Sheik, Checkers, or Hardee's / Red Burrito. El Tapatio, El Potro, or Waffle House are some great spots for a fun dine-in experience.

Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville has quite a few grocery stores including Food Lion, Publix, and Winn-Dixie.

What are the things to do in Jacksonville Heights?

We cannot find nearby things to do for Jacksonville Heights

Who is the best internet provider in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville?

A good internet and broadband connection is a must-have, whether you work from home or not. Broadband internet connection options in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville include fiber, DOCSIS, Asymmetrical xDSL, terrestrial fixed wireless, VDSL, ADSL, and satellite from 7 different providers. Aside from optic fiber which provides Gbps speeds, you can get up to 987 mbps download speeds via DOCSIS powered by Comcast.

What are the noise levels and air quality in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville?

Most often than not, the higher the walk score, the higher the noise. So if you’re an extremely noise-sensitive person and it’s absolutely intolerable, you may need to opt for a neighborhood with a lower walk score.

Should I buy a house in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville?

Median Home Price
$0
Median Price / Sqft
$0
New Listings
0
Home Sold
0

There is one important indicator of knowing how good the neighborhood is - the number of homes sold in the past. A high percentage of homes sold in the past say, 5 years could indicate that it’s an up and coming neighborhood with people looking to settle here. At the same time, a neighborhood with low home sales, in spite of getting listed on the market could indicate that current residents are looking to move out. It would be nice to speak to residents of this neighborhood to understand what they loved, or didn’t like about living here.

The total number of homes for sale in Jacksonville Heights, Jacksonville is 79% higher than it was at the same time a year ago.

You can also look at several other factors before deciding to make the move. For example, do all the houses in the neighborhood look almost identical? That could mean that the homeowners association might not be the most adjusting. Is there space for parking? Where would your friends and family park when they come to visit you? Your garage could already be full with your own vehicles. How well is the neighborhood maintained? It could help you identify whether you’d want to live next to such neighbors.

Homes for sale in Jacksonville Heights

There are currently no homes for sale in Jacksonville Heights.

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