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Jefferson is 9th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Jefferson is 10th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Jefferson is 12th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Jefferson is 14th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Foreign born residents

Jefferson is 18th in Louisiana out of 106 other cities in Home median value

Jefferson is 19th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Size in square miles 2.7 100th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,137.9 9th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 98th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.2% 106th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.3% 10th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.4% 52nd 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.6% 37th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 67.8% 39th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 25.4% 66th 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 59th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 43rd 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 22nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 38th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 12th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 62.5% 47th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 51.4% 64th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.7% 14th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 5,890 33rd 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.0% 19th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 5,198 34th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.2% 92nd 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $176,100 18th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.1 107th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $24,657 31st $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $40,178 63rd $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.2% 54th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Jefferson Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,064 46th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $166,142 44th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,527 45th $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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