Jefferson, TX


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Jefferson is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,048 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson is the 606th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jefferson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jefferson is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson who work in management occupations (12.60%), sales jobs (11.68%), and office and administrative support (11.45%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Jefferson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jefferson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small city, Jefferson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Jefferson are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.42% of adults in Jefferson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Jefferson in 2010 was $27,062, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,248 for a family of four. However, Jefferson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jefferson is an extremely 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 German, Irish, Dutch, and Scottish.

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

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