Jefferson Information

Jefferson Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jefferson, IA

General Jefferson Information

State: Iowa

County: Greene County

Close cities: Scranton, IA, Dana, IA, Churdan, IA, Cooper, IA, Rippey, IA, Jamaica, IA, Bagley, IA, Grand Junction, IA, Jefferson, IA

Jefferson Population (census data)
Total 4,230 (-7.7% since 2000)
Male 1,928 (45.6%)
Female 2,302 (54.4%)

Population Density: 727 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.6 (US Avg is 100)

Jefferson Elevation: 1,078 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1871

Land Area: 5.82 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,377

Zip Codes: 50129, and 50059.

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Jefferson Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (36.2%)
  • English (13.3%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • United States (10.5%)
  • Norwegian (5.1%)
  • Swedish (4.5%)

Jefferson School Information

High Schools
J-S Alternative High School (501 N Locust Street, Jefferson, IA, 50129 - Jefferson-Scranton Community School District District)
Jefferson-Scranton High School (101 Ram Drive, Jefferson, IA, 50129 - Jefferson-Scranton Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Jefferson-Scranton Middle School (203 W Harrison, Jefferson, IA, 50129 - Jefferson-Scranton Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Jefferson Elementary School (401 E Russell, Jefferson, IA, 50129 - Jefferson-Scranton Community School District District)
South Elementary School (204 West Madison Street, Jefferson, IA, 50129 - Jefferson-Scranton Community School District District)

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