Jacksonville, North Carolina Houses for Sale

Located in the southeastern part of the state of North Carolina and a city and seat Onslow County, Jacksonville lies at the head of the New River’s estuary and is about 50 miles northeast of Wilmington. It was originally the settlement of the Wantland’s Ferry, the area’s name was changed from Onslow Courthouse to Jacksonville in honor of the United States President Andrew Jackson. The area remained a small hunting and fishing resort until the establishment of the US Marine Corps New River Marine Base in 1941 at about 5 miles southeast of the area, was the starting point of the development of its economy.

Jacksonville, NC Prices for Houses for Sale

261,125 +26%
241,850 +27%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Jacksonville Homes for Purchase

126 +16%
280 +4%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

35 -11%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 120  
Police Civilians 29  
Total Arrests 1,773 (2020)
Total Incidents 4,399 (2020)
CrimeScore 33.87  
National Rank 3484th  
Statewide Rank 119th  

Local Statistics

Population 76,284 (-0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,667 (3.16%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 3
Arson 5
Assault Offenses 1,070
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 269
Counterfeiting/Forgery 49
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 503
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,725
Embezzlement 16
Extortion/Blackmail 7
Fraud Offenses 424
Homicide Offenses 4
Kidnapping/Abduction 6
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,162
Motor Vehicle Theft 70
Pornography/Obscene Material 8
Prostitution Offenses 9
Robbery 23
Sex Offenses 26
Stolen Property Offenses 52
Weapon Law Violations 133

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