The Town of Jefferson had a population of 1,643 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||1,577|
|Population in Familes||1,218|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||66|
|Median Household Income||$26,715|
|Average Household Income||$43,254|
|Per Capita Income||$19,044|
|Total Housing Units||792 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||377 (47.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||298 (37.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||118 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$183,245|
|Average Home Value||$216,313|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 352||53rd|
|Population Density||# 317||57th|
|Diversity Index||# 453||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 708||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 612||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.