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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A-
Jefferson is a suburb of New Orleans with a population of 10,469. Jefferson is in Jefferson Parish. Living in Jefferson offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Jefferson there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Jefferson and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Jefferson are above average.
About Jefferson...
Population
10,469

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$880
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Jefferson 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
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Jefferson

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,199
National
$55,322
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Jefferson Reviews

3 reviews
I've lived in the neighborhood for about 7 years and it has been good so far. Most of the neighbors are nice. The neighborhood is very quiet and easy going. The roads are really good and they have nice sidewalks.
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Things seem to be getting worse in areas surrounding but here specifically its stayed largely the same
It's a very baisc area although no one really knows each other that well its mostly live and let live