The neighborhood of Brown Island is part of the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
Most areas in Brown Island are quiet, as the streets are quite peaceful - however noise can be an issue closer to the railway line. Getting to parks from many locations in the neighborhood, such as Timucuan Preserve, is rather challenging since they are distributed sparsely. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit.
The substantial percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Brown Island is an important part of its character. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed since the year 2000, during its latest housing boom. This part of Jacksonville offers mainly four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 30% are renters.
Brown Island does not have any high schools or primary schools. Concerning eating, purchasing one's groceries very often requires the use of a vehicle in this neighborhood. There are a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants.
A car is a great transportation option in Brown Island. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, walking is not very practical for house buyers in Brown Island because almost no daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.