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Metro: 1,478,212 Combined Statistical Area: 1,603,497

 • Rank 40th in the U.S.

 • Density 384/sq mi (148/km2)

The Jacksonville metropolitan area, also called Greater Jacksonville or Metro Jacksonville, is the metropolitan area centered on the principal city of Jacksonville, Florida
Florida
and including the First Coast of North Florida. According to the 2010 United States
United States
Census, the total population was 1,345,596, with a 2016 estimate of 1,478,212.[1] The Jacksonville–St. Marys–Palatka, FL–GA Combined Statistical Area (CSA) had a population of 1,603,497 in 2016 and was the 34th largest CSA in the United States. The Jacksonville metropolitan area is the 40th largest in the country and the fourth largest in the State of Florida, behind the Miami, Tampa, and Orlando metropolitan areas.

Contents

1 Definitions

1.1 Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) 1.2 Combined Statistical Area
Combined Statistical Area
(CSA)

2 Demographics 3 Education

3.1 Higher education 3.2 Public schools

4 Transportation

4.1 Airports 4.2 Seaports 4.3 Public transportation 4.4 Roadways

4.4.1 Interstates 4.4.2 U.S. Routes 4.4.3 State Highways

5 References 6 External links

Definitions[edit] Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA)[edit] The Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) is an area designated by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget
Office of Management and Budget
used for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau
United States Census Bureau
and other government agencies.[2] The metropolitan statistical area had a total population of approximately 1,478,212 as of 2015 and is the 40th largest in the United States
United States
and the fourth largest in the state of Florida. The OMB defines the Jacksonville MSA as consisting of five counties. The components of the metropolitan area with their estimated 2016 populations are listed below:[2]

Jacksonville metropolitan statistical area (1,478,212)

Duval County, Florida
Florida
(926,255) St. Johns County, Florida
Florida
(226,640) Clay County, Florida
Florida
(203,967) Nassau County, Florida
Florida
(80,622) Baker County, Florida
Florida
(27,937)

Combined Statistical Area
Combined Statistical Area
(CSA)[edit] The OMB also defines a slightly larger region as a Combined Statistical Area (CSA). In 2012 the OMB also defined the Jacksonville–St. Marys–Palatka, FL–GA Combined Statistical Area, which included metropolitan Jacksonville as well as the Palatka, Florida
Florida
and St. Marys, Georgia
St. Marys, Georgia
Micropolitan Statistical Areas (comprising Putnam County, Florida
Florida
and Camden County, Georgia). The CSA had a population of 1,603,497 in 2016 and was the 34th largest CSA. The components of the CSA with their estimated 2016 populations are listed below:

Jacksonville–St. Marys–Palatka, FL–GA Combined Statistical Area (1,603,497)

Jacksonville Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(1,478,212)

Duval County, Florida
Florida
(926,255) St. Johns County, Florida
Florida
(226,640) Clay County, Florida
Florida
(203,967) Nassau County, Florida
Florida
(80,622) Baker County, Florida
Florida
(27,937)

Palatka micropolitan statistical area (72,277)

Putnam County, Florida
Florida
(72,277)

St. Marys micropolitan statistical area (53,008)

Camden County, Georgia
Camden County, Georgia
(53,008)

Demographics[edit] As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,345,596 people, 524,146 households, and 350,483 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.9% White, 21.8% African American, 0.4% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.8% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. 6.9% were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The median income for a household in the MSA was $45,143, and the median income for a family was $51,327. Males had a median income of $35,537 versus $25,093 for females. Education[edit] Higher education[edit] Further information: List of colleges and universities in metropolitan Jacksonville

University of North Florida

Jacksonville University

Higher education in the Jacksonville area is offered at many institutions. There are three public institutions in the area. University of North Florida
Florida
(UNF), founded in 1969, is a public university in southeastern Jacksonville. It has over 17,000 students and offers a variety of bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs. Florida
Florida
State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), is a public state college located in downtown Jacksonville with satellite campuses around the city. St. Johns River State College
St. Johns River State College
is a state college with campuses in St. Augustine, Orange Park, and Palatka. Many private schools are also located in the area. Edward Waters College, founded in 1866, is Jacksonville's oldest institution of higher education, as well as the Florida's oldest historically black college. Jacksonville University (JU), established in 1934, is a private, four-year institution located along the St. Johns River
St. Johns River
with over 3,500 students. The former mayor of Jacksonville, Alvin Brown, graduated from JU. Flagler College
Flagler College
is a liberal arts college located in St. Augustine. Noted for its campus, which includes Henry Flagler's former Ponce de León Hotel, it is currently included in The Princeton Review's Best 366 Colleges Rankings.[4][5] Public schools[edit] The public school districts for Greater Jacksonville are all managed by school boards, with each county having its own board. The Duval County School Board is the largest in the area and the 22nd largest in the United States
United States
with over 155,000 students. In 2010, it was home to two of the top ten high schools in the country, Stanton College Preparatory School and Paxon School for Advanced Studies.[6] The St. Johns County School District, Clay County School District, Nassau County School District, and Baker County School District manage the public schools in their respective counties. Transportation[edit] See also: Jacksonville Transportation Airports[edit]

Jacksonville International Airport
Jacksonville International Airport
Concourse C

Greater Jacksonville is served by one major airport, Jacksonville International Airport. The airport served over 5.5 million passengers in 2011[7] and has a record of 6.3 million passengers, reached in 2007.[8] The airport has three concourses with only two being operational. Concourse B was demolished in 2009 due to a significant decrease in passengers and flights. It is scheduled to be rebuilt when traffic increases at the airport,, which was projected to happen in 2013.[9] The airport has gone through many changes over the recent years. Both Concourse A and Concourse C were both rebuilt with ten gates each and moving walkways. Future plans call for expanding the newly built concourses by 2020 and possibly adding a people mover system to the airport, and connecting the airport with the onsite Clarion Hotel via a moving walkway. Seaports[edit]

Blount Island Marine Terminal of JAXPORT

The Port of Jacksonville
Port of Jacksonville
is located in Duval County on the St. Johns River and is operated by Jacksonville Port Authority, branded as JAXPORT. Over 100 countries import and export goods through the port. JAXPORT owns three cargo facilities: the Blount Island Marine Terminal, the Talleyrand Marine Terminal and the Dames Point Marine Terminal. The Port of Jacksonville
Port of Jacksonville
imports the second largest amount of automobiles on the east coast. The port authority also operates a cruise terminal. Opened in 2003 as a "temporary" terminal, cruise ships have set sail from the 63,000-square foot facility ever since. Current cruises from Jacksonville visit the Bahamas
Bahamas
on four- or five-day voyages aboard the Carnival Elation. Public transportation[edit]

JTA Skyway
JTA Skyway
in downtown Jacksonville

Jacksonville Transportation
Jacksonville Transportation
Authority (JTA) is the public transit agency serving the Jacksonville area with bus service, trolleys, paratransit, and a people mover. The people mover, known as the JTA Skyway is located in downtown Jacksonville, and operates 8 stations along a 2.5 miles (4.0 km) track. Bus service
Bus service
as well as paratransit service is provided around Duval County and partially in Clay County. JTA operates three trolley lines in three different neighborhoods: Downtown, Riverside, and Jacksonville Beach. The entire JTA system has a daily ridership of over 42,000.[10] Roadways[edit] The Jacksonville metropolitan area
Jacksonville metropolitan area
is served by four interstate highways operated by the Florida
Florida
Department of Transportation (FDOT). I-95 runs north to south, starting in Nassau County and leaving in St. Johns County. I-10 runs west to east, terminating in downtown Jacksonville at I-95. This intersection is the busiest in the area, with more than 200,000 vehicles traveling it each day.[11] I-295 serves as a beltway routing around the city and connects to I-10 and I-95 while serving all areas of Jacksonville. I-795 is a future expressway that will connect the southeastern section of I-295 with I-95. Three other expressways also serve the area and are maintained by FDOT. Arlington Expressway (FL SR 115) connects downtown Jacksonville with the Arlington neighborhood via the Matthews Bridge
Matthews Bridge
and travels eastward to Atlantic Beach. The Commodore Point Expressway connects downtown Jacksonville with the Southside at Beach Boulevard (US 90), which continues eastward to Jacksonville Beach. Butler Bouleveard (SR 202) begins in southeast Jacksonville at Philips Highway (US 1) and ends in southern Jacksonville Beach at 3rd Street South (SR A1A). The road has become the one of the busiest roads in the metro area. Interstates[edit]

I-10 I-95 I-295 I-795

U.S. Routes[edit]

US 1 US 17 US 90 US 301

State Highways[edit]

SR A1A SR 10 SR 13 SR 21 SR 23 SR 115 SR 202

References[edit]

^ " United States
United States
Census 2010".  ^ a b "OMB Bulletin No. 10-02: Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses" (PDF). United States
United States
Office of Management and Budget. December 1, 2009. Retrieved August 3, 2010.  ^ "American FactFinder". United States
United States
Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "Quality of Life: Most Beautiful Campus" Princeton Review. ^ "The New 2008 Best 366 Colleges" Rankings The Princeton Review. ^ Mathews, Jay: America's Best High Schools: The List Newsweek magazine, June 13, 2010. Retrieved April 28, 2011. ^ http://www.jia.aero/content.aspx?id=18 ^ "Jacksonville International Airport".  ^ "Demolition of JIA's Concourse B brings end of an era". Florida Times-Union. June 22, 2009. Retrieved January 18, 2013.  ^ http://www.apta.com/resources/statistics/Documents/Ridership/2012-q3-ridership-APTA.pdf ^ Hannan, Larry: "Jacksonville’s scrambled I-10/I-95 intersection transforming traffic until 2011" Florida
Florida
Times-Union, June 7, 2010

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