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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    D+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Jefferson Township is located in North Carolina with a population of 4,709. Jefferson Township is in Ashe County. Living in Jefferson Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Jefferson Township there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in Jefferson Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jefferson Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$540
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Jefferson Township

Jobs
D+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,076
National
$55,322

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