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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C-
Jefferson County is located in Florida with a population of 14,082. Living in Jefferson County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Jefferson County and residents tend to lean conservative.
Population
14,082

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$823
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Jefferson County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    419
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    42
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,006
    500
  • Theft
    1,216
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,696
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

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