The neighborhood of Magnolia Gardens is located in the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
The character of Magnolia Gardens is exemplified by its calm ambience. There are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in and they are especially well-distributed, making them easy to reach from a large number of locations within this part of Jacksonville. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally calm - although that is not the case near the railway line.
In Magnolia Gardens, roughly three quarters of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. This neighborhood also has quite a good choice of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
It is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from anywhere in Magnolia Gardens. In contrast, this part of the city does not have any high schools. With regards to eating, the nearest grocery store in Magnolia Gardens is generally only a short walk away. Residents of Magnolia Gardens benefit from a few restaurants as well.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in Magnolia Gardens. It is very convenient to park. On the other hand, commuting by transit can be difficult in this area by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. It is challenging for people traveling on foot to get around in this area as few common errands can be run without the use of a car.