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Jefferson County
  • County in New York

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

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Jefferson County is located in New York with a population of 112,842. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Jefferson County and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Population
112,842

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$987
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    215.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    102.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    413.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,361.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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