Demographics

People

Total Population1,420
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens29.6%
Employed Population 16+518
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20%
Median Earnings25+$26,322
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,000
% Above Poverty Level66.5%
% Below Poverty Level33.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$535
Median House Value$175,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.6%
English10.9%
German10.3%
Irish9.4%
Scottish3.3%
Italian1.3%
African1.2%
Nigerian1.2%
Dutch0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Russian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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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 Rock1,202$84,659
Boone18,795$55,924
Lansing182$30,625
Sparta1,851$40,188
West Jefferson1,485$50,500

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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