Jefferson County, KY

Population 750,828

Jefferson County, KY Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.9%

Registered Offenders

27.02% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

2,308 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 4.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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181 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 181 K-12 public schools in Jefferson County, KY and 78 private schools. Homefacts rates Jefferson County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

2,096 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$214,900 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.8%
  • Rented
    36.3%
  • Owned
    54.9%

2,431 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jefferson County, KY issued 2,431 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,431 permits, 982 were issued for single family homes and 1,449 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jefferson County, KY issued 2,232 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,232 permits, 943 were issued for single family homes and 1,289 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

2308 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Jefferson County, KY has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Jefferson County, KY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.18 Average
    Jefferson County, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.43°
  • February 38.85°
  • March 49.42°
  • April 58.87°
  • May 67.65°
  • June 76.49°
  • July 79.12°
  • August 77.72°
  • September 71.43°
  • October 58.58°
  • November 47.28°
  • December 38.77°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jefferson County, KY

Earthquakes
Jefferson County, KY has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Jefferson County, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Jefferson County, KY has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Jefferson County, KY has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jefferson County, KY: $51,991

Unemployment

Unemployment in Jefferson County is 4.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.9% and 7.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.24%
White Collar - 61.76%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

190 FCC Towers view all

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