Jefferson Hills is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 11,226 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson Hills is the 98th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Jefferson Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Jefferson Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Jefferson Hills is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jefferson Hills is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson Hills who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), sales jobs (13.27%), and management occupations (12.94%).
Also of interest is that Jefferson Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Jefferson Hills is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Jefferson Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Jefferson Hills perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Jefferson Hills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.86 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Jefferson Hills are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.65% of adults in Jefferson Hills have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jefferson Hills in 2010 was $46,160, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,640 for a family of four.
The people who call Jefferson Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jefferson Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson Hills include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Jefferson Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.