Jefferson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 12,032 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson is the 92nd largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Jefferson, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Jefferson, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Jefferson’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Jefferson does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $58,451.00.
Jefferson real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Jefferson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Jefferson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jefferson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson who work in management occupations (14.72%), office and administrative support (13.58%), and sales jobs (9.90%).
Also of interest is that Jefferson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Jefferson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Jefferson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Jefferson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jefferson, the average commute to work is 31.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Jefferson is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Jefferson who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.59% of adults in Jefferson have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jefferson in 2018 was $30,462, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,848 for a family of four. However, Jefferson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jefferson is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jefferson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jefferson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson include Irish, English, European, German, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jefferson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.