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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Jefferson is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 594. Jefferson is in York County. Living in Jefferson offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Jefferson and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jefferson are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$860
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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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

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Jefferson

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,132
National
$55,322
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Jefferson Reviews

2 reviews
it's quite, but too small. not a lot of jobs to be had and the roads could be a lot better. junk yard in te middle of town overall cant wait to get out.
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The local businesses within the area are mainly restaurants. There are not many, if any, stores around. The local businesses do well, but if they were to be compared to the quality of chain companies, then they do not stand up well.