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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jefferson is 1,849. Jefferson, Texas is the 7,903rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jefferson was in 1990, when its population was 2,255. In 1990, Jefferson was the 6,480th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,903rd largest city in the US. Jefferson is currently 18.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jefferson has shrunk 8.3% since the year 2000. Jefferson, Texas's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Jefferson, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,819. The voting age population is 42.2% male and 57.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.0% of the residents of Jefferson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jefferson are 47.3% White, 43.4% Black, 6.1% Other, 2.1% Two or more races and 1.3% Asian. Additionally, 7.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jefferson, 21.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.1%. On a per-household basis, 14.9% of families are below the poverty line in Jefferson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.4% of Jefferson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.4% of Jefferson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.6% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jefferson residents aged 5 and older, 9.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jefferson, 15.5% 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 $39,514.
In Jefferson, 53.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.0% of housing units in Jefferson.
Of all the housing units in Jefferson, 20.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Jefferson, 6.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jefferson is $738.
In Jefferson, 65.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.