Jeffersontown, KY
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Living in Jeffersontown

Jeffersontown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 28,474 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Jeffersontown is the 13th largest community in Kentucky.

Jeffersontown real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Jeffersontown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Jeffersontown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jeffersontown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jeffersontown who work in management occupations (13.08%), office and administrative support (12.51%), and sales jobs (9.60%).

Also of interest is that Jeffersontown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Jeffersontown telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.21% 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.

The citizens of Jeffersontown are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.61% of adults in Jeffersontown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jeffersontown in 2018 was $34,912, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,648 for a family of four. However, Jeffersontown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jeffersontown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jeffersontown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jeffersontown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jeffersontown include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Jeffersontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.