Jefferson, WI


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Jefferson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 7,941 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson is the 106th largest community in Wisconsin.

When you are in Jefferson, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.81% of Jefferson’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Jefferson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson who work in office and administrative support (13.54%), management occupations (8.25%), and sales jobs (6.59%).

The education level of Jefferson citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.73% of adults 25 and older in Jefferson have a college degree.

The per capita income in Jefferson in 2010 was $23,485, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,940 for a family of four. However, Jefferson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jefferson is a somewhat 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. Jefferson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.

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

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