Jefferson City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 8,504 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson City is the 75th largest community in Tennessee.
Jefferson City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jefferson City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson City who work in office and administrative support (13.33%), sales jobs (10.86%), and food service (9.07%).
Jefferson City is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Jefferson City enrolled in college, Jefferson City has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Jefferson City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Jefferson City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.40% of adults 25 and older in Jefferson City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Jefferson City in 2010 was $17,467, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,868 for a family of four.
Jefferson City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jefferson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jefferson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson City include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jefferson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.