Get to Know the Jacksonville Region
14 Sep 2020
Get to know the Jacksonville region and see why people love living here! The Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation (JREDC) works together with the chamber of commerce, and other organizations to inform people about Jacksonville and the many perks to living and working here.
Located in the heart of Illinois, Jacksonville has a population of approximately 20,000 people. Jacksonville has two liberal arts colleges, one community college, and great K-12 school districts. Jacksonville has national retail stores, fortune 500 businesses, small businesses, and a strong manufacturing base that adds to our economic vitality. We have many affordable housing options and a lower cost of living here compared to bigger cities. Click here to learn more about the Jacksonville region.