Jacksonville Beach, Florida is a lively beach town in Duval County, at the Atlantic oceans edge of Jacksonville, Florida. One of Jacksonville’s eclectic beach communities, Jacksonville Beach offers vast stretches of gorgeous beach, a famous fishing pier, a wide variety of restaurants and bars, and boatloads of water activities. Jacksonville Beach has it all for visitors and natives alike!
About the area
The largest of the Jacksonville Beach communities, the city has a total area of 22 square miles, of which 14.6 is water. Jacksonville Beach is conveniently located just 30 minutes from downtown Jacksonville and just 45 minutes from JAX airport.
The city has miles of white sandy beach, 8 gorgeous parks, amusement parks, bars, restaurants, and plenty of lodging. The city attracts loads of tourists and is definitely the busiest of all The Beaches communities.
About the residents of Jacksonville Beach
The population of Neptune Beach is 23,518. The average median age of Jacksonville Beach residents is 43, almost the same as the state average of 43. The median household income in the city is $68,235; 34% higher than the state average.
History of Jacksonville Beach
Jacksonville Beach was originally called Pablo Beach and was developed to become a resort community that would be connected to Jacksonville by rail. A center of entertainment, Pablo Beach was a popular tourist attraction. On June 15, 1925, the name Pablo Beach was changed to Jacksonville Beach.
Real Estate in Jacksonville Beach
As we all know, real estate will always be about location, location, location. Jacksonville Beach is a destination location, offering a lifestyle and ambiance that is unparalleled anywhere along the Southeast Coast.
While home prices range from the mid $100,000’s to several million for a direct oceanfront estate, the inventory is constantly changing, so let us know what you are looking for, and we will find it. The lively, beachfront lifestyle you have always dreamed of can become a reality here.
Killebrew and Company Realty Inc., specializes in selling real estate in Jacksonville Beach and the surrounding Beaches communities. Kirk was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida, where he still resides today. With over 20 years of experience serving the real estate needs of the local area, Kirk and his team have helped thousands of local home buyers and sellers smoothly through all their real estate transitions.
“We have purchased many homes over the years and our experience with Kirk was second to none. At every step, during the purchase process and long after the closing Kirk remained constantly available and willing to help with any issues. I would highly recommend either listing or buying with Kirk.!” ~Mark Bardusch