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Demographics

People

Total Population1,425
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens30.9%
Employed Population 16+453
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married43.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$22,639
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$12,455

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,500
% Above Poverty Level67%
% Below Poverty Level33%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$468
Median House Value$181,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
English11.9%
German8.4%
Irish7%
Scottish4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Russian0.8%
Italian0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Polish0.4%
Nigerian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
African0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
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 Rock1,213$77,115
Boone18,241$65,074
Lansing209$30,500
Sparta1,726$32,019
West Jefferson1,473$48,750

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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