When young professionals are looking for a place to live, there are so many factors to consider. They tend to search for places with low unemployment rates and a low cost of living, somewhere that is in close proximity to the city center yet still boasts a tight knit community. It’s difficult to decide where to put down roots, which is why we compiled this list of five suburbs in Jacksonville that young professionals love.
Callahan has that small town vibe that young professionals look for in a suburb. You’re close to the city center, just thirty minutes from downtown, yet you get to live in such a quiet and safe neighborhood, away from the noise and pollution. Callahan offers a low cost of living, and the Callahan Farmer’s Market boasts an array of fresh local produce.
4. Atlantic Beach
Atlantic Beach is a fun neighborhood to call home because you won’t run out of things to do on any given night of the week. For example, the Wednesday Market always has the best local produce and crafts. There are tons of community events happening, like Arts in the Park. And there’s also the beloved Beaches Town Center.
3. Jacksonville Beach
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The oceanfront suburb of Jacksonville Beach is so well liked amongst young professionals because you just can’t beat being in close proximity to the beach. There are a wide variety of housing options to choose from, whatever your price range may be. The focus on arts and culture makes this neighborhood appealing as well.
2. Orange Park
Orange Park attracts young professionals due to the neighborhood’s eclectic housing options and charming community events. There’s always something going on in this suburb, for example, the popular Orange Park Farmer’s Market. A large percentage of the population are people in their twenties, so you know you’ll be surrounded by like-minded individuals.
1. Neptune Beach
Who doesn’t want to live in the beautiful oceanfront suburb of Neptune Beach? This neighborhood is known for its sights, like the beloved Jarboe Park. It also has some of the lowest unemployment rates around. Whether you want to live in a beachside cottage or a modern townhouse, your dream home is waiting for you in Neptune Beach.