Most Expensive Jefferson Neighborhoods
Jefferson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 9,867 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson is the 92nd largest community in Georgia. Jefferson has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Jefferson, where the median household income is $56,140.
Jefferson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jefferson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson who work in office and administrative support (16.62%), sales jobs (11.73%) and management occupations (10.73%).
A relatively large number of people in Jefferson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Jefferson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Jefferson a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Jefferson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Jefferson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Jefferson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Jefferson, the average commute to work is 31.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Jefferson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Jefferson is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.94% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jefferson in 2010 was $23,975, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,900 for a family of four. However, Jefferson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jefferson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jefferson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jefferson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, Scottish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jefferson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,473|
|JEFFERSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.07%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.93%|
|TYPE OF JEFFERSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.68%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.02%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.36%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.62%|
|SIZE OF JEFFERSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.64%|
|AGE OF JEFFERSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||52.93%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||33.07%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||7.91%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.09%|
|JEFFERSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$169,057|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$857|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.24%|
|$53,001 - $105,000||7.35%|
|$105,001 - $211,000||66.44%|
|$211,001 - $316,000||12.59%|
|$316,001 - $421,000||8.51%|
|$421,001 - $526,000||1.16%|
|$526,001 - $790,000||0.00%|
|$790,001 - $1,053,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF JEFFERSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.09%|
|5 TO 17||23.83%|
|18 TO 24||5.22%|
|25 TO 34||13.03%|
|35 TO 54||29.78%|
|55 TO 64||8.96%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.08%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.05%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$56,140|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,975|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.78%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (15.61%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.39%)
Public Service (4.34%)
Information Technology (2.31%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||12.56%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.29%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.84%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.06%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (9.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (93.24%)
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