Jacksonville Forklift Parts - Jacksonville (population 80,542) is a city in the county of Onslow, North Carolina State. The city of Jacksonville serves as the county seat and is part of the Jacksonville-North Carolina Metropolitan Area. The average age of the residents of Jacksonville is 22.8, the youngest among any city within the US. This is because of the presence of the Marine Corps Air Station New River and United States Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
The land area of Jacksonville is around 44.5 square miles. Wilmington is about 40 minutes away and the Intra Coastal Waterway is 15 minutes away.
During 1757 the community was inhabited and in 1842 was officially incorporated as a town. The city gets its name from the 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Jacksonville boomed during 1941 with the establishment of Marine Barracks, New River, which is now called Camp Lejeune.
The most popular attractions in the city of Jacksonville comprise the Marine Corporation Museum of the Carolinas and the Lynnwood Park Zoo. Activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, camping and picnicking can be enjoyed at the Hammocks Beach State Park. People can play golf at the Rock Creek Golf and Country Club. Yearly events consist of the Kuumba Festival, Onslow County Fair and Fall Family Fun Day.
The military is important to the economy of the city. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River employ thousands of individuals. Other than the military, significant sectors are education, government, healthcare, accommodation, construction and food services. About 28 percent of the labor force are employed in professional, management and related positions. Office and sales provides 27% of jobs and the government provides 26 percent.
The city's top employers are Onslow Memorial Hospital, Inc., Marr Brynn Hospital Inc., Onslow County Schools Inc., Seashore Insurance & Associates Inc., Jones-Onslow Electric Membership Corporation, Onslow County Hospital Authority, marine Federal Credit Union, Platinum Corral LLC, Freedom Enc Communications Inc and Morton Trucking Company. In Jacksonville, 18 percent of adults have a bachelor's degree or higher. The average income in the city in the year 2009 was $19,000.
Careers that require college degrees within Jacksonville comprise registered nursing, manufacturing and wholesale sales, training and development specialists, computer specialist, human and social service, education and library, sales management and pharmacy.