- Current Prices:$32,000 to $89,900
- Closed Prices:$14,000 to $63,000
- Median Sale Price:$35,000
- Average $ per sq ft:$59
- Association Fee Ranges:$0
- Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
- Age:1909 to 2016
- Sq. Ft.:588 to 2,786Sq. Ft.
- Bedrooms:2 to 6Bedrooms
- Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms
Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.
Where to Live
Most of the housing, concentrated north of Beaver Street, is comprised of modest, single-story homes with little in the way of ornamentation. Low prices make this very affordable for families and first-time buyers looking to buy in the area. On the west side of town, the development of College Gardens features brick homes from the 1940’s. Locals love the easy access to the business of downtown and the nightlife to the south in Riverside.
Where to Eat
Being an industrial area, cuisine is based around the industrial population in the southern portions along Beaver Street. There are a number of eateries providing fresh fish to the locals along with numerous traditional American restaurants.
What You'll See
Stroll through the historical areas of the neighborhood. Edward Waters College, a historical college, provides a public and educational epicenter for New Town, in addition to having a beautiful campus that serves as the backdrop for outdoor events. Much of industrial sector is located to the south. Expect to find massive warehouses and office buildings that play an integral part of Jacksonville’s economy.
Friday Night Fun
Edward Waters College hosts numerous public events throughout the year, featuring prominent speakers from around the country. Going south along King Street, numerous dive bars and restaurants are found along this route, and you’re never too far from the downtown or Riverside nightlife.
The Perfect Sunday
Churches conspicuously dot New Town, providing a social gathering for many members of the community on Sundays. Grab the family and head over to Edward Waters’ campus. Enjoy an afternoon lunch, or bring along a book for a comfortable afternoon under the sun.
Historical attractions • Close-knit community • Access to downtown.
Locals Don't Love
Relatively high levels of property crime • Poor road conditions • Minimal nightlife.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.