Jeffersontown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 26,946 people and four 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jeffersontown who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), sales jobs (12.91%), and management occupations (9.76%).
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.
The education level of Jeffersontown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.92% of adults in Jeffersontown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jeffersontown in 2010 was $30,696, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,784 for a family of four. However, Jeffersontown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jeffersontown is a somewhat 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jeffersontown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.