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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Jefferson County is located in Indiana with a population of 32,293. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. Residents of Jefferson County tend to be conservative.
Population
32,293

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$723
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Jefferson County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,722
National
$55,322

Jefferson County Reviews

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Jefferson county is a down-to-earth, friendly, historical area located along the Ohio River. With great school systems, it’s students are offered career pathways, dual high school-college credit, and more giving them the best start for furthering their education after high school. The local communities are quaint, and the job opportunities in jefferson county are great.
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