For Tech Job Growth
City is ranked #2 for Tech Job Growth by Forbes Magazine.
JEA is the 7th largest municipal utility in the U.S.
The region boasts 80+ career academies and more than 20 are nationally recognized.
Banks, Insurance and Investment Services Firms
on the Forbes' Global 500 list have operations in JAX
JEA is one of the few utilities in the U.S. to earn a top ranking.
#5 Best Places to Live
CNN Money Magazine ranks St. Johns County one of the best.
Participating in FIRST Robotics public school programs
The median age of our population is four years younger than Florida's.
20+ Higher Learning
Talented and skilled graduates graduate each year from top learning institutes.
More than 25+ non-stop flights operate daily to major cities.
Most Admired Company
Fortune magazine named FPL #1 "Most Admired Company" for 7 straight years.
We have more Fortune 1000 headquarters than any other city in Florida.
Students scored higher than state and national averages on AP exams.
Cost Per square foot
We have a very competitive industrial leasing rate.
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 School District
Florida Department of Education ranks St. Johns County top district in Florida.
Inc.com named Availity one of its 500 fastest-growing health care companies.
#6 Tech City
Forbes Magazine Ranks City in its Top Ten for IT jobs.
Our highways can reach 50 million people in an 8-hour drive time.
All four logistical sectors intersect in region: rail, maritime, air and road.
Our land is certified and shovel-ready for any size project.
Our workforce includes talented military workers who return to the private sector and stay in our region.
Our area has the only private, licensed commercial spaceport on the East Coast.
Duval High Schools
Jacksonville is home to 10 nationally recognized high schools.
Top advanced medical institutions are located here to serve the region.
We are one of the most sought-after manufacturing regions in the Southeast.
Cecil Commerce Center is the largest industrial park in the Southeast.
Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States.
3 Fortune 500
CSX, FNF and FIS are headquartered here.
Since a Hurricane Made Landfall
Northeast Florida is the least likely to be hit by a hurricane on the East or Gulf Coasts.
Best Small Town
Fodor's Travel Guide lists St. Augustine as one of the 10 Best Small Towns in America.
Working Age Adults
Our region has a population that is ready to work.
Area has a robust intermodal transportation system.
We have no taxes on corporate franchises, inventory, foreign income or personal income.
#1 U.S. Destination for Travel
Money Magazine named city best in the nation for travel.
A large portion of our workforce is in the health care and bioscience industries.
1 Mayo Clinic
The world-class health care facility is located in our region.
The Northeast Florida region is comprised of seven distinct counties.
Area has many corporate, regional and division companies headquartered here.
The cost of constructing new facilities here is lower than the U.S. average.
FPL serves nearly 4.6 million customers and is a leading employer in the state.
JAXPORT handles more than eight million tons of cargo annually.
Top ACT Score
Stanton College Prep has the top ACT scores in the state
Cost Per square foot
Our leasing rate for office space compares favorably to other major metropolitan areas.
7th Best for Business
Flagler County ranks as the 7th best small place for business and careers
Growing Import Port
JAXPORT is one of the fastest growing ports in the nation and ranked 10th for exports out of US ports.
Our aviation workforce is comprised of skilled defense contractors.
Our average commute time is significantly less than any other major city.
Residents value our city to live, work and play.