Jefferson, NC Demographic Data

Jefferson, NC Summary

Jefferson is located in Ashe County in North Carolina
  • Population: 1,397
  • Area: 2.07 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 2.07 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 674.87 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,904.20 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Jefferson, NC Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
770
54%
50.8
Male
655
46%
49.2
Total Population
1,425
 
323,128,000

Jefferson, NC Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
106
7.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
95
6.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
57
4.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
92
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
103
7.2% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
66
4.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
164
11.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
126
8.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
76
5.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
100
7.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
166
11.6% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
150
10.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
124
8.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,117
78.4%
77.2
Female
627
56.1%
51.3
Male
490
43.9%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,067
74.9%
73.1
62 Years and over
481
33.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
440
30.9%
15.2
Female
281
63.9%
55.8
Male
159
36.1%
44.2
Median Age (years)
47
0.0%
0.0

Jefferson, NC Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,412
99.1% 
96.8
White
1,290
90.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
62
4.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
13
0.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
13
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
47
3.3% 
5.1
Two or More Races
13
0.9% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
56
3.9% 
17.8
Mexican
47
3.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
9
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
0
0.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,369
96.1% 
82.2

Jefferson, NC Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
106
10.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
138
14.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
263
27.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
209
21.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
99
10.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
143
14.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
14
1.4% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
244
25.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
728
74.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
157
16.1%
31.2

Jefferson, NC Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
314
26.9%
33.7%
Now Married
512
43.9%
47.5
Divorced
152
13.0%
11.0%
Separated
25
2.1%
2.0
Widowed
164
14.1
5.8%

Jefferson, NC Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,251
94.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
68
5.2%
21.6%
Spanish
42
3.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
7
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
13
1.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
6
0.5%
1.1%

Jefferson, NC Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
91
18.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
57
11.4%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
78
15.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
77
15.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
36
7.2%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
79
15.8%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
43
8.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
37
7.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3
0.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
0
0.0%
6.4
Median household income
26,531
 
57,617
Per capita income
15,676
 
31,128

Jefferson, NC Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
55
11.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
39
8.3%
9.8
Construction
55
11.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
86
18.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
23
4.9%
6.6
Information
12
2.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
36
7.7%
10.1
Other services except public administration
12
2.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
11
2.3%
11.4
Public administration
18
3.8%
4.6
Retail trade
103
22.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
14
3.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
5
1.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
105
22.4%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
85
18.1%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
48
10.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
122
26.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
109
23.2%
18.1%

Jefferson, NC Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
453
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
392
86.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
47
10.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
3
0.7%
2.7
Other means
0
0.0%
1.8
Worked at home
11
2.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
16.3
 
26.6

Jefferson, NC Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
44
8.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
255
50.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
121
24.2%
37.1
3 or more
81
16.2%
21.0

Jefferson, NC Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
501
71.4%
87.6
Owner Occupied
246
49.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
255
50.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
201
28.6%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
14
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Jefferson, NC Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
702
1 room
9
1.3%
2.4
2 rooms
24
3.4%
2.7
3 rooms
102
14.5%
9.1
4 rooms
130
18.5%
16.5
5 rooms
141
20.1%
19.8
6 rooms
103
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
65
9.3%
12.0
8 rooms
55
7.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
73
10.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Jefferson, NC Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
702
 
 
1-unit, detached
410
58.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
27
3.8%
5.9
2-units
60
8.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
19
2.7%
4.4
5 to 9 units
50
7.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
53
7.5%
4.4
20 or more units
63
9.0%
9.0
Mobile home
20
2.8%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Jefferson, NC Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
36
5.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
9
1.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
108
15.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
145
20.7%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
101
14.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
124
17.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
109
15.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
59
8.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
9
1.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
2
0.3%
1.4%

Jefferson, NC Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
10
2.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
16
3.2%
4.7
Electricity
339
67.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
109
21.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
24
4.8%
1.9
Solar energy
3
0.6%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.1

Jefferson, NC Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
132
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
2
1.5%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
3
2.3%
10.3%
Less than $500
4
3.0%
1.6%
$2,000 to $2,499
5
3.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
19
14.4%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
41
31.1%
28.8%
$500 to $999
58
43.9%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
44
33.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
22
16.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
28
21.2%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
0
0.0%
7.0%
35.0% or more
38
28.8%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Jefferson, NC Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
241 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
2
0.8%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
21
8.7%
28.3%
$500 to $999
79
32.8%
41.0%
Less than $500
139
57.7%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
14
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
468
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
24
10.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
20
8.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
63
26.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
29
12.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
8
3.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
97
40.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
14
0.0%
0.0%

Jefferson, NC Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
246
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
6
2.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
42
17.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
38
15.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
53
21.5%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
77
31.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
27
11.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
3
1.2%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
181,800
 
205,000