Jefferson, Ohio Population 2021

2,968
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Jefferson is a city located in Ashtabula County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Ashtabula County. With a 2020 population of 2,968, it is the 335th largest city in Ohio and the 6293rd largest city in the United States . Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -4.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,120 in 2010. Jefferson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Jefferson has a population density of 1,170 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jefferson is $64,581 with a poverty rate of 22.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $134,300. The median age in Jefferson is 37.6 years, 33.1 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 96.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jefferson, Ohio is 2,968 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,120.

Jefferson, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,43396.62%
Two or More Races411.15%
Some Other Race350.99%
Asian230.65%
Black or African American210.59%
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Jefferson Population by Race

Jefferson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jefferson Median Age

37.6


Total

33.1


Male

44.8


Female

Jefferson Adults

There are 2,672 adults, (545 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson.

Jefferson Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

1,700

47.85%

Male

1,853

52.15%

Jefferson Population by Age

Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.3%70.7%
Male38.4%61.6%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Married92.3%7.7%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3842.4571.2
Non Family6511.469.3
Married4943.3792.3
Female1403.3129.3
Male993.6238.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade451.91%
9th to 12th Grade1968.31%
High School Graduate87637.12%
Some College68929.19%
Associates Degree24310.30%
Bachelors Degree1837.75%
Graduate Degree1285.42%
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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
White2,2321,998288
Hispanic7171
Other Race3535
Asian232323
Black2114
2+ Races1313

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,964$26,978$38,580
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,273$$36,042
Some College$36,429$$52,973
Bachelors Degree$37,019$56,161$
Graduate Degree$83,000$113,750$49,038

$31,964

Average Earnings

$26,978

Average Male

$38,580

Average Female

Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Language by Age

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Jefferson Language

95.72% of Jefferson residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Jefferson Language

Jefferson Poverty by Race

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22.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.22%

Male Poverty Rate

21.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is White, with 23.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is White, with 23.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.21%.

Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.75%
High School16.49%
Some College12.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed80.00%
Male Employed16.34%
Female Employed0.00%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,800$64,581
Families$70,032$76,571
Married Families$74,167-
Non Families$35,673$47,212
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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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307

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War112
Vietnam98
Second Gulf War61
Korea11
World War II

Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5498
65 to 7463
18 to 3461
55 to 6450
75+35

Jefferson Veterans by Age

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Jefferson Veterans by Race

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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81.17%

Born in Jefferson

97.41%

Native Born

2.59%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.41% of Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 81.17% having been born in Ohio. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,968-11-0.37%
20202,979-11-0.37%
20192,990-11-0.37%
20183,001-3-0.10%
20173,004-11-0.36%
20163,015-8-0.26%
20153,023-17-0.56%
20143,040-20-0.65%
20133,060-17-0.55%
20123,077-29-0.93%
20113,106-8-0.26%
20103,114-458-1.36%
20003,5722410.70%
19903,3313791.22%
19802,9520.00%

Jefferson Population by Year