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Jefferson County
  • County in Georgia

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade C
  4. Good for Families
    grade C
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade C
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Jefferson County is located in Georgia with a population of 15,618. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Jefferson County and residents tend to lean liberal.

About

Population
15,618

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$561
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    364.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    205.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,482
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,462.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  12%

Working in Jefferson County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,944
National
$62,843

Places to Work in Jefferson County

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