Jacksonville is an affluent community in rural northern Baltimore County, Maryland located next door to Hunt Valley. With spacious wooded lots and an outstanding school system, home values in this region of Baltimore County have steadily risen. Many consider Jacksonville a much desired community in which to live.
Jacksonville is located north of the city of Baltimore. The community offers a wide variety of homes, including starter homes and condos to estate living.
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Neighboring communities to Jacksonville include Sunnybrook, Sweet Air, Blenheim, Cambria, Manor, Knoebel, Carroll Manor and Hess, Maryland. Nearby neighborhoods and subdivisions include The Fields of Four Corners, Old York Manor, Mill Run Estates, Millgate, Jackson Ridge, Hillendale Heights, Hampshire, Fox Run, Ascot Estates and Wetherbee.
Jacksonville is not far from Maryland’s famed horse country. The Maryland Hunt Cup is the competition of horse steeplechase and jumping dating back to 1894, located in Hunt Valley. Nearby is the growing area of Timonium, the home of the Timonium Race Course and Pimlico Race Course, the home of the Preakness.
Communities like Jacksonville are served by the Baltimore County Public Schools. The district serves more than 107,033 students in 174 schools, programs and centers. It is the 26th largest school district in the nation and the third largest in Maryland.
Baltimore County Public Schools employs 8,792 teachers for a total of 18,783 employees. The district has a $1.5 billion yearly budget.
According to Baltimore County Public Schools district officials, the students earned $103.7 million in scholarships in 2012. More than 7,300 students graduate from the Baltimore County Public Schools annually. More than 87.5 percent of all graduates seek higher education. The district’s high standards of education include an International Baccalaureate program at two high schools, and an average of 17 advanced placement courses at each high school.
More than half of all Baltimore County Public Schools’ traditional and magnet high schools are listed among the nation’s top schools. The Washington Post named 13 of the district’s high schools in the top 9 percent in the nation. Eleven schools were among Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s list of America’s Best High Schools.
The Baltimore County Public Schools has the second highest graduation rate among the nation’s largest school districts, as honored by Education Week in June 2013.
In addition to a nationally recognized music program, the Baltimore County Public Schools was recognized by Education Week, the International Society for Technology in Education, National Public Radio, and more, for the district’s creation of technology partnerships with companies such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, The John Hopkins University and area software developers.
The region is home to Towson University, the University of Maryland, Goucher College, Stevenson University, and the Community College of Baltimore County. Loyola College in Maryland has a campus in Hunt Valley. Its main campus is in the city of Baltimore.
Jacksonville is a small, unincorporated community within Baltimore County. Jacksonville is generally associated with Phoenix and the community utilizes the Phoenix post office and zip code, 21131. The county, according to the 2000 U.S. Census had a population of 754,929. There were 299,877 households and 198,518 families residing in Baltimore County. More than 30 percent of the 299,877 households had children ages 18 and young.
The median income for a Baltimore County household was $50,667. The median income for a Baltimore County family was $59,998. The per capita income for the county was $26,167 in 2000 data.
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|2010 to 2012 Changeup 1.5%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 46.0%|
|5 to 1721.7%|
|18 to 6457.2%|
|65 and Older15.1%|
|White (not Hispanic)61.4%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+89.2%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+35.2%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+12.6%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+87.4%|
|Per Capita Income$34,304|
|Median Household Income$65,411|
|People in Poverty8.2%|
|Average Work Commute Time29 minutes|
|Total Housing Units336,939|
|Average Household Size2.48|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$269,400|
|New Private Housing Issued 2012695|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More87.5%|
|Less Than 1 Year12.5%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments19,627|
|Private non-farm Employment310,726|
|Private non-farm Employment Growth0.0%|
|Number of Firms76,111|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$9,247,191,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$15,341|
|Sales Per Capita$1,414,111,000|
|Land Area598.30 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile1,346|
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