The neighborhood of Downtown Jacksonville is located within the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downtown Jacksonville. There are a few parks nearby for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, which makes it easy to get to them. Thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this part of the city remains relatively quiet, although there can be more noise for those who are around Interstate 95 or the railway line.
The sizeable proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown Jacksonville is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners.
Residents will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in Downtown Jacksonville, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. Regarding eating, property owners in Downtown Jacksonville will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also easy to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot.
This neighborhood will draw property owners that use a variety of modes of transportation. This part of the city is reasonably transit friendly as a consequence of approximately 20 nearby bus lines. The preferred way to navigate Downtown Jacksonville is usually a car. Finding a parking spot is generally easy, and it is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 95, from anywhere in Downtown Jacksonville. Physically active property owners will be pleased with the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this neighborhood; meeting day-to-day needs is convenient by walking, and many businesses are reasonably nearby.