Craven is a neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida.
Craven is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially around the railway line. Parks are rather difficult to reach since they aren't well-distributed. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to enjoy.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing around one third of buildings in Craven, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. The average year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1987. This part of the city also has a good choice of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even.
A portion of house buyers in Craven may be able to travel to the closest supermarket on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. Residents can enjoy a few restaurants and cafes as well. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in this part of Jacksonville.
The favored mode of transportation in Craven is very often driving. It is very easy to find a parking spot. In contrast, the public transit network in this part of the city is quite poor. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. It is occasionally challenging for people traveling on foot to move around in Craven as few daily needs can be met by walking.