Jefferson County FL Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,710
Population in Households 13,403
Population in Familes 10,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,307
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 5,732
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,825
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,217 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,515 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,067 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $128,165
Average Home Value $197,469


Median Household Income $43,709
Average Household Income $58,006
Per Capita Income $23,697
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.2%
Households 0.24% -0.05%
Families 0.11% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Jefferson County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 9th
Population Density1 # 61 10th
Diversity Index2 # 23 67th
Median Household Income # 35 49th
Per Capita Income # 36 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.