Location Profile

Jacksonville, Florida

Facility Type
Healthcare System
Facility Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Jacksonville, Florida. As part of a well-known North Florida healthcare provider, the facility has a history of being in the area for more than 30 years. Services of the provider include acute care, home health, behavioral health, cardiac care, and women’s health.

Community Overview

Jacksonville is the most populous city in Florida and is regularly named one of the best destinations in the state. Located on the coast of Florida, the city offers 22 miles of beaches, hundreds of parks, and an award-winning performing arts scene. It teems with diversity and embraces its varied cultures. Filipinos are the largest immigration group in the city and a strong part of its culture.

Learn more about Jacksonville and all it offers at the official city website and on the county website.

Cost of Living


Public schools in the area are run by Duval County Public Schools. The district features 99 elementary schools, 24 middle schools, 3 K-6 schools, 2 K-8 schools, 2 6-12 schools, and 19 high schools. There are 32 charter schools within the district. Thoroughly dedicated to its students’ academic success, the district is almost an “A” district and is the highest “B” school district in Florida. Nearly 60% of the district’s students are proficient in math and nearly 50% are proficient in reading.

In addition to academics, the district encourages growth and success in extracurricular activities. Several partnerships with local arts and culture organizations create collaborative learning, educational, and performing opportunities for students. There are also more than 100 private schools in Jacksonville.

Click here to read more about Jacksonville's public schools.
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Nearby Cities

Local and Nearby Attractions

Jacksonville offers some of the best shopping in the state of Florida. All of the shopping centers, brand-name shops, locally-owned stores, vintage markets, and antique stores will meet any need and offer plenty of retail therapy. St. Johns Town Center is home to 175+ stores and offers a great mix of high-end and affordable brands. American Eagle, Carter’s, and GAP are here along with Apple, Coach, and Louis Vuitton. There’s also the indoor shopping mall The Avenues, a mall with more than 100 stores. In addition to all of these shopping locations, Jacksonville includes big-box stores like Target, Walmart, and T.J. Maxx.

The performing arts scene in Jacksonville contains great opportunities for seeing world-class performers and local artists. The Florida Theatre is where many of the area’s performances take place and is a historic movie theatre from 1927. Now, it’s the home of film screenings, ballet, opera, and a variety of music performances. Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts is often the center of entertainment in Jacksonville as it houses 3 theaters: The Morna, The Jacoby, and The Terry. The Moran Theater is where Broadway productions are held, plus a range of concerts and other events. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra plays at the Center’s Jacoby and the multi-use Terry Theater is used for local events such as recitals, comedy shows, and other smaller events. Jacksonville is also the home to Theatre Jacksonville, a large community theatre with comedies, dramas, and kid-friendly productions. If that’s not enough, for over 3 decades, Jacksonville has held a free jazz festival on St. Johns River.

With more than a dozen museums, Jacksonville has plenty of educational and entertaining spaces to learn something new. The Cummer Museum is home to over 5,000 works of art across 8,000 years worth of European and American paintings. There’s also 2.5 acres of beautiful historic gardens to tour here. Jacksonville also has a great museum with modern art. MOCA Jacksonville has more than 1,000 pieces with paintings, art, prints, and sculpture in one of the largest collections in the Southeast. The city’s museums also cover history with rich and diverse exhibits. Stepping into the Merrill Museum House will show you what life was like for a Jacksonville family in 1903, as you view the fully-furnished house and all of its rooms. The Museum of Science and History has 3 levels of exhibits for human health, art, nature, space, and local history. Hands-on exhibits and an on-site planetarium lets visitors of all ages explore these subjects in an engaging way.

Jacksonville is a great place for fun in and out of the water as the city offers 22 miles of beaches and 400 city parks, one of the largest urban park systems in the nation. Kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, and other activities are possible in many of the city’s beach areas. There are also more than 20 dive sites with 30 offshore reefs to spot grouper, shark, and other sea life in the deep. Jacksonville offers great fishing with 29 miles worth of the St. John’s River. Whether you fish in a local park or cast your line right off the Jacksonville Fishing Pier, you’re sure to enjoy fishing in the city. To get up and close with nature, there’s plenty of options to explore even if this flourishing big city. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is an award-winning facility that has 2,000 exotic animals to see while the Catty Shack is a wildlife sanctuary that lets you see big cats up-close. Tree Hill Nature Center is an environmental attraction with 3 ecosystems and 50 acres of trails. Guana River Wildlife Management Area has a lot of waterfowl and other local birds to spot, plus roads to hike. Riverside Park is almost 11 acres of land with a playground, sports fields, a bandstand, and other amenities.

Online and Nearby International Communities

Filipinos are the largest immigration group in Jacksonville and Jacksonville has the second-largest Filipino community in the Southeast. Jacksonville reflects this diversity and features more than 5 Filipino restaurants for all of your favorite dishes. The city’s Fiilpino organization also offers an annual fall festival for Filipino Pride Day, a celebration of cuisine, culture, and heritage of the Philippines.  This is just one part of the great diversity and appeal Jacksonville offers.

Religious Centers


Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office engages in active crime prevention for the community with initiatives like Sheriff’s watch, crime prevention classes, crime tip lines, and other programs. Crime in Jacksonville has decreased over the last year and should continue this trend.

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