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People

Total Population 4,296
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 1,997
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 57.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,105
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,287

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,916
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $608
Median House Value $85,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 13.7%

Jefferson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 50129
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.015
Longitude -94.377

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 JEFFERSON
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bagley 419 $35,833
Churdan 340 $47,813
Dawson 217 $47,679
Grand Junction 854 $47,404

Jefferson Public Libraries

Library
Jefferson Public Library
200 W LINCOLNWAY
Jefferson, Iowa
(515) 386-2835

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Jefferson Hospitals

GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Local)
1000 WEST LINCOLNWAY
(515) 386-2114
Emergency Service: Yes

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Jefferson High Schools

JEFFERSON-SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL
101 RAM DRIVE
515-386-2188
Serves 430 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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