Demographics

People

Total Population10,259
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+4,188
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,119
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,100
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,605

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,035
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.2%
Median Gross Rent$749
Median House Value$168,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
Irish11.8%
English9.5%
German8.2%
Italian3.2%
Scottish2.5%
Polish1.9%
Welsh1.6%
Ukrainian0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Romanian0.8%
Dutch0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Bulgarian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Czech0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Jefferson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes30549
Phone Area Codes706
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.13
Approximate Longitude-83.59

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)

StationCOMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationWINDER 1 SSE
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationCOVINGTON
Distance40.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Commerce6,677$51,768
Maysville2,284$45,792
Nicholson1,751$53,750
Pendergrass525$70,000
Statham2,611$55,469
Talmo302$75,865

Jefferson Public Libraries

Piedmont Regional Library System
990 WASHINGTON STREET
Jefferson, Georgia
(706) 367-9399

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Jefferson Public Schools

Gum Springs Elementary School
600 Gum Springs Church Rd
ZIP: 30549
(706) 654-5580
Primary
Total Enrollment 829
Jackson County High School
1668 Winder Hwy
ZIP: 30549
(706) 367-5003
High
Total Enrollment 1114
Jefferson Academy
99 Dragon Dr
ZIP: 30549
(706) 367-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 729
Jefferson Elementary School
415 Hoschton St
ZIP: 30549
(706) 367-8242
Primary
Total Enrollment 817
Jefferson High School
575 Washington St
ZIP: 30549
(706) 367-2881
High
Total Enrollment 935
Jefferson Middle School
100 Dragon Dr
ZIP: 30549
(706) 367-2882
Middle
Total Enrollment 768
West Jackson Middle School
400 Gum Springs Church Rd
ZIP: 30549
(706) 654-2775
Middle
Total Enrollment 927

Jefferson Private Schools

Jackson Trail Christian School
371 Hope Haven Rd
ZIP: 30549
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
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