The Water Life

Our water-based lifestyle and location provide an abundance of opportunities for residents to enjoy an ideal work-life balance. From the Atlantic Ocean or the St. Johns River, to the Intracoastal Waterway and our preserves, working in Northeast Florida is living the water life.

Whether you’re looking to establish roots at the beaches, downtown or anything in between, JAX has it all. From a vibrant arts scene and a growing number of locally owned restaurants to the scenic beauty of our waterscape at every turn, Northeast Florida is full of activity and adventure.

And the world is noticing! Business Insider recently ranked JAX the #2 most popular place to live – but don’t just take our word for it, come experience it for yourself.

DATA POINTS:

  • #1 City for Talent Attraction – Emsi
  • Largest urban park system in the country with more than 80,000 acres to visit and explore
  • 220 days of sunshine and 1,100 miles of shoreline

JAX isn’t just a place to live, it’s a place full of possibilities and opportunities that inspires residents to innovate and excel. Residents here enjoy all the amenities of a big city plus the friendly attitudes and civic pride you can’t find just anywhere.

And with our cost of living below the national average, JAX is more affordable than many other U.S. cities.

Are you ready to Find Your JAX? Learn more about what the region has to offer, the experiences of others who have come to JAX and found their home and so much more. Visit to experience for yourself.