Jefferson, Ashtabula County, OH Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Jefferson?

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There are 3,350 residents in Jefferson, with a median age of 50.1. Of this, 49.01% are males and 50.99% are females. US-born citizens make up 95.82% of the resident pool in Jefferson, while non-US-born citizens account for 4%. Additionally, 0.18% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 2,690 people in Jefferson currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 3,350 -0.3%
Male Population 1,642 1.2%
Female Population 1,708 -1.6%
Male population 49.01%
Female population 50.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 50.1 19.3%
Citizen US Born 3,210 -1.0%
Citizen not US Born 134 24.1%
Not Citizen 6 -40.0%
Citizen US Born 95.82%
Citizen not US Born 4%
Not Citizen 0.18%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 466 39.5%
Moved from Same State 63 6.8%
Moved from Different State 107 16.3%
Same House as Last Year 2,690 -5.9%
Moved from Same County 14.01%
Moved from Same State 1.89%
Moved from Different State 3.22%
Same House as Last Year 80.88%

What are the employment statistics in Jefferson?

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White-collar workers make up 79.01% of the working population in Jefferson, while blue-collar employees account for 20.99%. There are also 134 entrepreneurs in Jefferson (8.08% of the workforce); 1,207 workers employed in private companies (72.8%); and 51 people working in governmental institutions (3.08%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,310 5.7%
Blue Collar 348 33.3%
White Collar 79.01%
Blue Collar 20.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 134 -24.7%
Private Companies 1,207 15.3%
Governmental Workers 51 -57.5%
Not for Profit Companies 266 70.5%
Self Employees 8.08%
Private Companies 72.8%
Governmental Workers 3.08%
Not for Profit Companies 16.04%

How many households are there in Jefferson?

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There are a total of 1,519 households in Jefferson, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 40.22% of these Jefferson households, while non-family units account for the remaining 59.78%. Additionally, 19.82% of households have children and 80.18% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 1,519 11.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -10.7%
Family Households 611 -9.6%
Non-family Households 908 31.2%
Family Households 40.22%
Non-family Households 59.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 301 -20.2%
Households without Children 1,218 22.9%
Households with Children 19.82%
Households without Children 80.18%

What are the median and average incomes in Jefferson?

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The average annual household income in Jefferson is $65,086, while the median household income sits at $42,104 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $65,086 10.1%
Median Household Income $42,104 8.8%
People below Poverty Level 524 -35.8%
People above Poverty Level 2,719 9.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Jefferson?

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There are 1,672 housing units in Jefferson, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 1,519 occupied housing units in Jefferson, 65.5% are owner-occupied, while 34.5% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 46.53% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $149,000. In general, housing costs reach $697 per month in Jefferson.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,672 8.1%
Median Year Built 1972 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 445 9.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 163 19.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 159 -15.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 351 -3.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 191 61.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 192 14.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 45 -18.2%
Built between 2010 and 2019 126 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 1,519 11.0%
Owner Occupied 995 4.0%
Renter Occupied 524 27.5%
Owner Occupied 65.5%
Renter Occupied 34.5%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 463 13.5%
Without Mortgage 532 -3.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $149,000 9.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $169,700 3.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $697 15.4%
With Mortgage 46.53%
Without Mortgage 53.47%

What is the level of education in Jefferson?

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Approximately 48.63% of the population in Jefferson holds a high school degree (that's 1,274 residents), while 22.21% have attained a college certificate (655 locals) and 11.76% have a bachelor's degree (308 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 73 43.1%
Some High School 1,274 17.1%
Some College 655 -20.5%
Associate Degree 264 -15.7%
Bachelor's Degree 308 47.4%
Graduate Degree 119 -1.6%
No High School 2.79%
Some High School 48.63%
Some College 22.21%
Associate Degree 10.08%
Bachelor's Degree 11.76%
Graduate Degree 4.54%

What is the marital status of Jefferson residents?

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A total of 740 people in Jefferson have never been married (which represents 25.43% of the total population), while 1,038 of them are wedded (35.67%).
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 740 6.3%
Married 1,038 -6.3%
Widowed 544 20.4%
Divorced 588 21.2%
Never Married 25.43%
Married 35.67%
Widowed 18.69%
Divorced 20.21%

What are the most common means of transportation in Jefferson?

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The top three means of transportation people in Jefferson use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 1,515 residents commute by car, 52 prefer going to work by walking and 14 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,515 13.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 14 27.3%
Walk 52 -27.8%

What is the median and average household income in Jefferson by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
44047 8,751 3,680 $58,276.00 $72,077.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 44047