The Town of Jefferson had a population of 1,665 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Jefferson is located at latitude 36.4206 and longitude -81.4683 in Ashe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ashe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,920 feet.
The Town of Jefferson (GNIS ID: 2405910) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jefferson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,590|
|Population in Familes||1,224|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||75|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||791 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||403 (50.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||270 (34.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||118 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$181,436|
|Average Home Value||$211,035|
|Median Household Income||$24,400|
|Average Household Income||$41,559|
|Per Capita Income||$18,463|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.9%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 353||52nd|
|Population Density1||# 310||58th|
|Diversity Index2||# 449||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 715||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 563||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.