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People

Total Population 9,771
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 4,226
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,923
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $720
Median House Value $156,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.4%
US/American 1.6%
English 10.3%
Irish 9.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jefferson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 30549
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.116
Longitude -83.572

Jefferson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station COVINGTON
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Commerce 6,575 $44,328
Maysville 2,215 $39,356
Nicholson 1,587 $47,500
Pendergrass 464 $41,875
Statham 2,564 $49,135
Talmo 214 $62,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Jefferson High Schools

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JACKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1668 WINDER HIGHWAY
706-367-5003
Serves 1,492 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL
575 WASHINGTON STREET
706-367-2881
Serves 421 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

REGIONAL EVENING ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
441 GORDON STREET
706-367-2341
A Non-traditional School
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

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