Jefferson Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Jefferson Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
12,032

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.9%
5 - 17:
22.7%
18 - 24:
2.7%
25 - 34:
16.1%
35 - 54:
26.9%
55 - 64:
8.9%
Over 65 Years:
14.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
3.7%
3.7%
High School Graduates
82.1%
82.1%
College Graduated
27.6%
27.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Jefferson
$30,462
$30,462
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Jefferson
$58,451
$58,451
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.3%

Employment Industries in Jefferson

 
Manufacturing
14.6%
14.6%
Retail
11.8%
11.8%
Healthcare
11.1%
11.1%
Public Service
7.9%
7.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.7%
7.7%
Education
7.6%
7.6%
Transportation
7.5%
7.5%
Construction
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
4.7%
4.7%
Accommodation
4.0%
4.0%
Finance
3.9%
3.9%
Wholesale
3.8%
3.8%
Other
3.7%
3.7%
Information Technology
3.6%
3.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
74.7%
74.7%
Black or African American
13.3%
13.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.6%
8.6%
Asian
1.9%
1.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.5%
1.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
10.4%
10.4%
English
8.2%
8.2%
European
5.0%
5.0%
German
4.6%
4.6%
Italian
3.1%
3.1%
Scottish
2.2%
2.2%
Scots-Irish
1.7%
1.7%
Welsh
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.3%
1.3%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
Portuguese
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.5%
0.5%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
Romanian
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.4%
0.4%
Ukrainian
0.4%
0.4%
Northern European
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.5%
91.5%
Spanish
5.4%
5.4%
Italian
3.2%
3.2%
Korean
1.8%
1.8%
Persian
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Miao/Hmong
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Jefferson Residents:
5.8%