The Town of Jefferson had a population of 1,646 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,445|
|Daytime Population: Residents||948|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,393|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||2.06|
|Population in Households||1,570|
|Population in Familes||1,205|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||76|
|Median Household Income||$25,254|
|Average Household Income||$42,480|
|Per Capita Income||$18,774|
|Total Housing Units||791 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||392 (49.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||271 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||127 (16.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$181,905|
|Average Home Value||$211,033|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.43%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 355||52nd|
|Population Density||# 305||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 450||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 713||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 587||21st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.