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People

Total Population 2,305
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 25.4%
Employed Population 16+ 854
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 43%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,463
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $460
Median House Value $121,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 3.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jefferson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NE of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 75657
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.757
Longitude -94.345

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)

Station JEFFERSON
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station MARSHALL
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station DAINGERFIELD 9 S
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jefferson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Berea (75657)

Gray (75657)

Smithland (75657)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avinger 393 $47,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jefferson Public Libraries

Library
Jefferson Carnegie Library
301 W LAFAYETTE ST
Jefferson, Texas
(903) 665-8911

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Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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