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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Jefferson County is located in Nebraska with a population of 7,276. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Jefferson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jefferson County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$75,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$563
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
    326.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    54.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    543.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,364.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Jefferson County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,576
National
$55,322

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