Ortega Hills is a neighborhood within Jacksonville, Florida.
Ortega Hills is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to State Highway 9A or the railway line. Access to public green spaces in the neighborhood, like L C Ringhaver Park, is rather challenging since they are distributed sparsely. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of the dwellings in Ortega Hills, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, mobile homes, and townhouses. The average year of construction for houses in this part of Jacksonville is 1993. This part of the city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder.
A vehicle is usually required in Ortega Hills to access the closest grocery store. A limited number of restaurants can be found in this part of Jacksonville as well. When it comes to education, there are no high schools and no primary schools in Ortega Hills.
The favored approach to navigate Ortega Hills is usually a car. Most houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as State Highway 9A, and it is very easy to find a parking spot. On the other hand, public transit users may find very limited choices in this part of the city as a result of the infrequent service. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines. Walking is not very feasible for home buyers in Ortega Hills since running daily errands is impractical on foot.