The neighborhood of Lackawanna is located in the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
The character of Lackawanna is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. It is easy to reach green spaces in the neighborhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to unwind in. This part of Jacksonville is quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - however noise can be problematic near Interstate 10 or the railway line.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Lackawanna is an important part of its character. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. The population residing in this area is evenly split between owners and renters. Most of the housing growth in this part of Jacksonville occurred pre-1960.
The nearest grocery store in this part of the city is usually only a very short walk away. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well. When it comes to education, in this neighborhood, residents will usually be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot.
Moving around by car is especially convenient in Lackawanna. The majority of properties for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 10, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. Traveling by foot is not very popular in Lackawanna, although many common errands can be run on foot.