Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2022

10,501
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Jefferson is a city located in Louisiana. Jefferson has a 2020 population of 10,501. Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,193 in 2010.

The average household income in Jefferson is $65,861 with a poverty rate of 11.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $189,100. The median age in Jefferson is 46.6 years, 45.4 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Jefferson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jeffersonwas:

  • White: 71.06%
  • Black or African American: 23.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jefferson, Louisiana is 10,501 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,193.

Jefferson, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,30971.06%
Black or African American2,41923.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.62%
Asian1561.52%
Some Other Race1541.50%
Two or More Races1841.79%
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Jefferson Population by Race

Jefferson Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson Median Age

46.7


Total

46.1


Male

47.4


Female

Jefferson Adults

There are 8,834 adults, (2,184 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson.

Jefferson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

5,266

51.20%

Male

5,020

48.80%

Jefferson Population by Age

Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
Male49%51%
All47.3%52.7%
Non Family40.7%59.3%
Female39.9%60.1%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1551.9347.3
Married1,249367.3
Male1453.8749
Female7422.9939.9
Non Family3,0191.1440.7

3.02

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4205.17%
9th to 12th Grade6688.22%
High School Graduate2,43229.94%
Some College1,80422.21%
Associates Degree4235.21%
Bachelors Degree1,30816.10%
Graduate Degree1,06713.14%
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Jefferson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races14413160
White5,2944,7771,899
Asian13113133
Hispanic721583172
Black1,8141,414233
Other Race10380
Native American30

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 41.67%.

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,539$43,250$34,623
Less Than 9th Grade$24,637$26,124$
High School Graduate$28,858$34,087$19,961
Some College$34,565$44,375$27,539
Bachelors Degree$53,389$59,667$40,469
Graduate Degree$70,985$83,854$62,380

$38,539

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$34,623

Average Female

Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Language by Age

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Jefferson Language

90.12% of Jefferson residents speak only English, while 9.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Jefferson Language

Jefferson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,31857924.98%
Hispanic92614115.23%
Multiple179168.94%
White6,4314386.81%
OtherNaN%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.96%

Male Poverty Rate

15.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is Black, with 24.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.15%.

Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.87%
High School7.53%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.77%
Male Unemployed0.46%
Female Employed10.98%
Female Unemployed15.00%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,405$63,508
Families$67,766$82,852
Married Families$84,539-
Non Families$34,609$49,008
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jefferson Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson Marital Status

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847

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War82
First Gulf War100
Vietnam201
Korea75
World War II9

Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 54143
55 to 64107
65 to 74124
75+467

Jefferson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White79812.77%
Black492.37%
Hispanic242.92%

Jefferson Veterans by Race

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson Employment by Age

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Jefferson Employment by Race

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Jefferson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.78%

Born in Jefferson

93.18%

Native Born

6.82%

Foreign Born

4.73%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.18% of Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 73.78% having been born in Louisiana. 4.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201011,1930.00%
201111,19410.01%
201211,271770.69%
201311,003-268-2.38%
201411,068650.59%
201511,061-7-0.06%
201610,532-529-4.78%
201710,469-63-0.60%
201810,341-128-1.22%
201910,5011601.55%
202010,5010.00%
202110,5010.00%
202210,5010.00%

Jefferson Population by Year