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Jefferson County Statistics

Facts

Land area571.2 square miles
Population Density68 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)38,644
Population change-0.5%
Under 5 years of age6.2%
Under 1821.8%
65 and over17.2%
Females48.6%
White88.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.3
Asian0.8%
Two or more races1.7%
Black or African American8.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school87%
Had a bachelor degree or higher15.9%
Veterans3,407

Households and Housing

Households15,288
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more83.9%
Median household income$42,981
The Per capita income$22,620
Live below the poverty line16.5%
Housing units16,757
Multi-unit structures13%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$86,300
Residents owning their homes72.7%

Business Facts

Total number of firms2,846
Women-owned firms18.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms3%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$567,630
Retail sales per capita$14,157
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data