|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jefferson is 1,519. Jefferson, North Carolina is the 8,652nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jefferson was in 2010, when its population was 1,611. In 2010, Jefferson was the 8,400th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,652nd largest city in the US. Jefferson is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Jefferson has grown 9.8% since the 2000. Jefferson, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8647||Denton, North Carolina||1,520||-7.3%|
|8652||Jefferson, North Carolina||1,519||9.8%|
|8653||Castle Dale, Utah||1,518||-8.1%|
|8654||Depoe Bay, Oregon||1,518||27.6%|
|8655||Morrisville, New York||1,518||-29.2%|
|8658||Mount Carroll, Illinois||1,517||-17.0%|
The total voting age population of Jefferson, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,159. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 31.3% of the residents of Jefferson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jefferson are 90.8% White, 5.4% Black, 2.6% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.6% Other. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jefferson, 26.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.0%. On a per-household basis, 21.5% of families are below the poverty line in Jefferson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.8% of Jefferson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.0% of Jefferson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jefferson residents aged 5 and older, 8.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jefferson, 9.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jefferson is $30,994.
In Jefferson, 45.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.3% of housing units in Jefferson.
Of all the housing units in Jefferson, 4.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Jefferson, 11.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jefferson is $550.
In Jefferson, 68.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.