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People

Total Population 1,374
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 34.3%
Employed Population 16+ 422
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,235
% Above Poverty Level 66.5%
% Below Poverty Level 33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $452
Median House Value $171,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 7.6%

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

Jefferson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Ashe
Standard Zip Codes 28640
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.42
Longitude -81.473

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 2 E
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 43 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station TRANSOU
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 56.7 inches
Station BOONE 1 SE
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jefferson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Orion (28640)

Rhine (28640)

Theta (28640)

Wagoner (28640)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blowing Rock 1,206 $77,935
Boone 17,966 $72,760
Lansing 194 $27,250
Sparta 1,802 $29,861
West Jefferson 1,232 $38,807

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

Jefferson Hospitals

ASHE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
200 HOSPITAL AVE
(336) 246-7101
Emergency Service: Yes

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