Jeffersontown, KY

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Living in Jeffersontown

Jeffersontown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 27,715 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jeffersontown is the 13th largest community in Kentucky.

Jeffersontown real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Jeffersontown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Jeffersontown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jeffersontown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jeffersontown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jeffersontown who work in office and administrative support (13.96%), management occupations (11.10%), and sales jobs (9.48%).

Also of interest is that Jeffersontown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Jeffersontown is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.75% of adults in Jeffersontown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jeffersontown in 2018 was $32,859, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,436 for a family of four. However, Jeffersontown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jeffersontown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jeffersontown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jeffersontown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jeffersontown include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Jeffersontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.