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Demographics

People

Total Population4,207
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens25.1%
Employed Population 16+1,952
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married58.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,466
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,641
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$552
Median House Value$90,900

Ancestry

German37%
Irish13.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
English11.5%
Scottish3.3%
Dutch2.8%
Norwegian2.4%
French Except Basque1.9%
Swedish1.6%
Czech1.6%
Danishn1.1%
Polish0.8%
Italian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Russian0.3%
Austrian0.1%
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Jefferson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Greene County
Standard Zip Codes50129
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.01
Approximate Longitude-94.37

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)

StationJEFFERSON
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationPERRY
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationROCKWELL CITY
Distance29.7 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bagley335$46,875
Churdan410$48,438
Dawson158$58,750
Grand Junction838$48,917
Rippey207$48,333
Scranton565$49,583

Jefferson Public Libraries

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

Jefferson Public Schools

Greene County Elementary
401 E Russell
ZIP: 50129
(515) 386-3178
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Greene County High School
101 Ram Drive
ZIP: 50129
(515) 386-2188
High
Total Enrollment 415
Greene County Middle School
203 W Harrison
ZIP: 50129
(515) 386-8126
Middle
Total Enrollment 166
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