Jacksonville, TX Population

Population: 13,868. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,395 (+3.8% change)
Males: 6,565 (47.3%), Females: 7,303 (52.7%)

Cherokee County

Zip code: 75766

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $25,800
Median house value: $49,700

Races in Jacksonville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.5%)
  • Hispanic (23.0%)
  • Black (21.7%)
  • Other race (12.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.0%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.6%), German (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), French (1.3%).

Elevation: 513 feet

Land area: 14.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonville

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonville city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

14.2% Foreign born (13.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Jacksonville:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER JACKSONVILLE (501 S RAGSDALE)
  • MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL JACKSONVILLE (2026 S JACKSON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jacksonville:

  • RUSK STATE HOSP (about 14 miles; RUSK, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MED CTR REHAB HOSP (about 25 miles; TYLER, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MED CTR SPECIALTY HOSP (about 25 miles; TYLER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jacksonville:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 29 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • EAST TEXAS RGNL (about 49 miles; LONGVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: GGG)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 106 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Abbreviation: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jacksonville:

  • CHEROKEE COUNTY (about 8 miles; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: JSO)
  • TARRANT FIELD (about 9 miles; MOUNT SELMAN, TX; Abbreviation: 6X0)
  • RUSK COUNTY (about 32 miles; HENDERSON, TX; Abbreviation: F12)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Jacksonville:

  • LON MORRIS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 324; Location: 800 COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • JACKSONVILLE COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 215; Location: 105 B J ALBRITTON DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Library/3135)
  • BAPTIST MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION THEOLOGICAL SEM (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 1530 E PINE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bmats.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonville:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 25 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 40 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 41 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 56 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 82 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)

Schools

Public high school in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE H S (Students: 1,190; Location: 1602 MASON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jacksonville:

  • NICHOLS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 696; Location: 818 SE LOOP 456; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • JACKSONVILLE MIDDLE (Students: 642; Location: 1547 E PINE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FRED DOUGLASS (Students: 582; Location: P O BOX 631; Grades: PK – 04)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 564; Location: 711 FT WORTH ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 517; Location: 1002 SUNSET ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • JOE WRIGHT ELEMENTARY (Students: 496; Location: 215 KICKAPOO ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • COMPASS CENTER (Students: 136; Location: 1547 E PINE ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Jacksonville:

  • VINEYARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: P.O. BOX 869; Grades: PK – 7)

Libraries

Library in Jacksonville:

  • JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $263,120; Location: 502 S JACKSON ST; 57,164 books; 1,250 audio materials; 845 video materials; 139 serial subscriptions)

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