Jacksonville, Florida

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Fast Facts:

  • Average Temperatures: 53į in January; 83į in July.
  • Schools: University of North Florida
  • Sports: NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, the AFL Jacksonville Sharks, and the Jacksonville Suns AA baseball team
  • Historical Fact: At 874 square miles, Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the contiguous United States.
  • Population (2013): 842,583

Where opportunity awaits

Boasting unprecedented job growth and a high quality of life, Jacksonville is a rapidly growing metropolis. Ranked 3rd on Forbesí 2013 list of Top 10 Cities to Find a Job and 2nd in the nation for technology services job growth, itís easy to see why Jacksonville is fast becoming a major employment hub. More than 55,000 people are employed in the cityís financial services industry alone.

Just minutes from the beach and world-class shopping, Fidelityís Jacksonville office is situated in a campus setting with easy access off Gate Parkway and free parking. With a perfect location on the banks of the St. Johnís River, Jacksonville offers 270 days of sunshine coupled with natural splendors thatís attracting more residents each year.

Where things are going on

Home to the nationís largest urban park systems, Jacksonville is a nature-lovers paradise. Packed with miles of pristine beaches, waterways, and preservation lands, itís no wonder residents enjoy the cityís unlimited outdoor activities. Love culture? Then youíre in luck. Rated one of the Top 25 Arts Destinations by American Style magazine, Jacksonville is the perfect spot to indulge your senses in stand-out museums, performing arts venues and the world-renowned Jacksonville Symphony. From first-class shopping and the spectacular Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens to more than 80 golf courses and premier multi-sports destinations like Everbank Field, Jacksonville is a year-round playground that offers endless adventure.

Where community matters

With a long tradition of community service in the neighborhoods where we work and live, Fidelity is committed to making a difference in the Jacksonville area. The Fidelity Caresģ program brings this to life with a primary focus on employee volunteer opportunities that help provide students and families with an educational foundation to attain personal and financial success.

Our Teach for America ďPen PalĒ mentoring program enlists 40 Fidelity volunteers to correspond with 40 tenth-grade social studies students about life goals, college and career readiness throughout the school year. In an effort to renovate learning environments and renew energy and enthusiasm in school communities, more than 2,000 Fidelity Cares volunteers across ten regions contributed over 11,000 hours of service towards our School Transformation Days project last year. Fidelity also volunteers with Junior Achievementís students, our Teach a Financial Literacy Course partners, to teach them basic terminology such as debt, credit and savings through a variety of fun and educational activities.

Learn more about our community involvement