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The City of Jefferson had a population of 4,103 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Jefferson is located at latitude 42.0153 and longitude -94.3775 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jefferson encompass a land area of 5.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,066 feet.
The City of Jefferson has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Jefferson is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jefferson: New Jefferson.
|Total Population||4,103 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,033 (98.3%)|
|Population in Families||3,175 (77.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||70 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,816|
|Average Household Income||$65,740|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,876|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,140 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,318 (61.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||513 (24.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||310 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,632|
|Average Home Value||$140,421|
|Housing Affordability Index3||230|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.44%|
|Per Capita Income||1.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 99||90th|
|Population Density||# 486||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 743||26th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 536||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 666||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 327||68th|
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