Demographics

People

Total Population1,543
Male Share of the Population44.3%
Female Share of the Population55.7%
Senior Citizens29.1%
Employed Population 16+540
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married42.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$23,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,732
Median Earnings With High School Degree$12,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,550
% Above Poverty Level63.5%
% Below Poverty Level36.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$531
Median House Value$200,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
English11.5%
German9.3%
Irish6.4%
Scottish5.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Italian1.2%
Ukrainian0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Nigerian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
African0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Czech0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Polish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Russian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Jefferson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ashe County
Standard Zip Codes28640
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.42
Approximate Longitude-81.46

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 2 E
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 43 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 65 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationTRANSOU
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip56.7 inches
StationBOONE 1 SE
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 76 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blowing Rock1,152$80,357
Boone18,493$65,550
Lansing235$47,813
Sparta1,726$34,250
West Jefferson1,357$54,722

Jefferson Hospitals

Ashe Memorial Hospital, Inc.
(Non-profit)
200 Hospital Ave.
(336) 846-7101

Jefferson Public Schools

Mountain View Elementary
2789 Hwy 221 N
ZIP: 28640
(336) 982-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 667
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