80+

Industry Headquarters

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

Top ACT Score

in Florida

Stanton College Prep has the top ACT scores in the state

100+ Aviation

Defense Contractors

Our aviation workforce is comprised of skilled defense contractors.

4 Fortune

1000 Companies

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

#2 City

For Tech Job Growth

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

25 Minutes

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

Highly Productive

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

Largest Utility

In Florida

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

2,000+

K-12 Students

Participating in FIRST Robotics public school programs

7 Counties

The Northeast Florida region is comprised of seven distinct counties.

Top 10

Duval High Schools

Jacksonville is home to 10 nationally recognized high schools.

#1 Utility

Most Admired Company

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

38 Median

Age

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

3 Fortune 500

Companies

CSX, FNF and FIS are headquartered here.

#5 Best Places to Live

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

790,000+

Working Age Adults

Our region has a population that is ready to work.

0 Taxes

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

$16.86

Cost Per square foot

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

1 Licensed

Spaceport

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

20+ Higher Learning

Institutions

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

16.7 Percent

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

10 Airports

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

875 Square

Miles

Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States.

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.

Above Average

Exam Scores

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

3 Marine

Terminals

JAXPORT handles more than eight million tons of cargo annually.

#6 Tech City

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

Flagler County

7th Best for Business

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

1.6 Million

People

Residents value our city to live, work and play.

15% Lower

Construction Costs

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

JD Power

Ranking

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

#1 Industrial

Park

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

4 Megasites

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

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.

4 Logistics

Sectors

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

$4.05

Cost Per square foot

We have a very competitive industrial leasing rate.

3 Major

Railroads

Area has a robust intermodal transportation system.

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.

20 Major

Banks, Insurance and Investment Services Firms

on the Forbes' Global 500 list have operations in JAX

3 Major

Interstates

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

80+

Career Academies

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

20+ Hospitals

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

Fastest Growing

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

7th Largest

municipal utility

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

Best Small Town

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

#1 School District

in Florida

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

3,000

Skilled Veterans

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