1 Mayo Clinic

The world-class health care facility is located in our region.

4th Fastest

Growing Import Port

JAXPORT is one of the fastest growing ports in the nation and ranked 10th for exports out of US ports.

20+ Hospitals

Top advanced medical institutions are located here to serve the region.

#6 Tech City

Forbes Magazine Ranks City in its Top Ten for IT jobs.

1 Licensed

Spaceport

Our area has the only private, licensed commercial spaceport on the East Coast.

80+

Industry Headquarters

Area has many corporate, regional and division companies headquartered here.

Above Average

Exam Scores

Students scored higher than state and national averages on AP exams.

Largest Utility

In Florida

FPL serves nearly 4.6 million customers and is a leading employer in the state.

Highly Productive

We are one of the most sought-after manufacturing regions in the Southeast.

20 Major

Banks, Insurance and Investment Services Firms

on the Forbes' Global 500 list have operations in JAX

#2 City

For Tech Job Growth

City is ranked #2 for Tech Job Growth by Forbes Magazine.

#1 School District

in Florida

Florida Department of Education ranks St. Johns County top district in Florida.

10 Airports

More than 25+ non-stop flights operate daily to major cities.

16.7 Percent

A large portion of our workforce is in the health care and bioscience industries.

25 Minutes

Our average commute time is significantly less than any other major city.

0 Taxes

We have no taxes on corporate franchises, inventory, foreign income or personal income.

3 Fortune 500

Companies

CSX, FNF and FIS are headquartered here.

Flagler County

7th Best for Business

Flagler County ranks as the 7th best small place for business and careers

100+ Aviation

Defense Contractors

Our aviation workforce is comprised of skilled defense contractors.

7th Largest

municipal utility

JEA is the 7th largest municipal utility in the U.S.

38 Median

Age

The median age of our population is four years younger than Florida's.

4 Fortune

1000 Companies

We have more Fortune 1000 headquarters than any other city in Florida.

80+

Career Academies

The region boasts 80+ career academies and more than 20 are nationally recognized.

15% Lower

Construction Costs

The cost of constructing new facilities here is lower than the U.S. average.

3 Major

Interstates

Our highways can reach 50 million people in an 8-hour drive time.

$4.05

Cost Per square foot

We have a very competitive industrial leasing rate.

St. Augustine

#1 U.S. Destination for Travel

Money Magazine named city best in the nation for travel.

3 Marine

Terminals

JAXPORT handles more than eight million tons of cargo annually.

Top ACT Score

in Florida

Stanton College Prep has the top ACT scores in the state

790,000+

Working Age Adults

Our region has a population that is ready to work.

3,000

Skilled Veterans

Our workforce includes talented military workers who return to the private sector and stay in our region.

Fastest Growing

Inc.com named Availity one of its 500 fastest-growing health care companies.

4 Megasites

Our land is certified and shovel-ready for any size project.

#1 Utility

Most Admired Company

Fortune magazine named FPL #1 "Most Admired Company" for 7 straight years.

$16.86

Cost Per square foot

Our leasing rate for office space compares favorably to other major metropolitan areas.

Top 10

Duval High Schools

Jacksonville is home to 10 nationally recognized high schools.

#5 Best Places to Live

CNN Money Magazine ranks St. Johns County one of the best.

JD Power

Ranking

JEA is one of the few utilities in the U.S. to earn a top ranking.

7 Counties

The Northeast Florida region is comprised of seven distinct counties.

875 Square

Miles

Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States.

#1 Industrial

Park

Cecil Commerce Center is the largest industrial park in the Southeast.

4 Logistics

Sectors

All four logistical sectors intersect in region: rail, maritime, air and road.

3 Major

Railroads

Area has a robust intermodal transportation system.

2,000+

K-12 Students

Participating in FIRST Robotics public school programs

JAX NAP

Northeast Florida Network Access Point

Completed in JAX, the telecom industry's version of a major hub airport or Tier-1 level routing site.

1.6 Million

People

Residents value our city to live, work and play.

51 Years

Since a Hurricane Made Landfall

Northeast Florida is the least likely to be hit by a hurricane on the East or Gulf Coasts.

20+ Higher Learning

Institutions

Talented and skilled graduates graduate each year from top learning institutes.

Best Small Town

Fodor's Travel Guide lists St. Augustine as one of the 10 Best Small Towns in America.