Living in Jefferson, WI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Jefferson SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8

Jefferson, WI Crime Report

154
Total Crimes
1,920.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.25%
Below National Average

Jefferson, WI Cost Of Living

98
Jefferson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Jefferson, Wisconsin Info Snack

Jefferson is a city in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States, and is its county seat. It is at the confluence of the Rock and Crawfish rivers. The population was 7,973 at the 2010 census. The city is partially bordered by the Town of Jefferson.
Population
7,964
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$151,500
Median Income
$57,177
Median Rent
$757

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Map Of Jefferson, WI

Population over time in Jefferson

Year Population % Change
2017 7,964 -0.1%
2016 7,975 -0.0%
2015 7,976 0.1%
2014 7,965 -0.0%
2013 7,968 -0.1%
2012 7,977 0.3%
2011 7,953 -0.1%
2010 7,960 0.6%
2009 7,913 -
Crime/100k Jefferson WI USA
Violent Crime 162.1 295.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 74.8 193.7 246.8
Property Crime 1757.9 1559.9 2199.5
Burglary 49.9 242.5 376.0
Larceny 1645.7 1168.9 1594.6
Car Theft 62.3 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Jefferson

White
87.6% (6,980)
African American
1.0% (76)
American Indian
0.2% (19)
Asian
0.1% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (37)
Hispanic
10.6% (842)
Race Jefferson WI USA
White 87.6% 81.5% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.6% 6.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Jefferson, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
3.5% (28,132)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (28,899)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (86,187)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (78,258)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (137,336)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.3% (169,561)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (81,583)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.6% (147,822)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (34,526)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (4,091)
Income Jefferson WI USA
Less than $10,000 3.5% 5.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.3% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 13.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.6% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Jefferson

Female
50.1% (3,991)
Male
49.9% (3,972)
Gender Jefferson WI USA
Female 50.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jefferson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (318)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (477)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,867)
Some College
22.0% (1,752)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (955)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,035)
Master's Degree
5.0% (398)
Professional Degree
1.0% (79)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (79)
Education Jefferson WI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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