Southwood is a neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida.
Southwood is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around State Highway 9A. Parks aren't well-distributed, which results in them being occasionally hard to get to from most locations in the neighborhood. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Doug Burnett Park.
In Southwood, about 40% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. The median year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1981. This part of Jacksonville has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 40% are renters.
A supermarket is generally reachable within a rather short walk from anywhere in Southwood. A small variety of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. When it comes to education, residents will value that wherever their property is located in Southwood, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
Driving is a great mode of transportation in Southwood. It is especially convenient to come across a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as State Highway 9A. However, the public transit service in this area is not very frequent. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate Southwood since many daily needs are occasionally challenging to carry out on foot.