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Jefferson County Statistics

Facts

Land area870.8 square miles
Population Density88.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)73,191
Population change-5.5%
Under 5 years of age6.2%
Under 1823.5%
65 and over14.7%
Females51%
White41.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.8
Asian0.9%
Two or more races1.3%
Black or African American55.6%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school83%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17.5%
Veterans5,858

Households and Housing

Households28,367
Persons per household2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more85.1%
Median household income$37,140
The Per capita income$19,353
Live below the poverty line23.9%
Housing units33,023
Multi-unit structures15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$81,100
Residents owning their homes64.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms4,083
Women-owned firms25.6%
Asian-owned firms2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms28.1%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$867,380
Retail sales per capita$10,922
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data