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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    D+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Jefferson County is located in Georgia with a population of 15,954. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Jefferson County and residents tend to lean liberal.
Population
15,954

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$536
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
    364.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    205.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,482
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,462.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    26%
    13%

Working in Jefferson County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$29,640
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Jefferson County

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