Jefferson, South Carolina Population 2021

706
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Jefferson is a city located in Chesterfield County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 706, it is the 176th largest city in South Carolina and the 11847th largest city in the United States . Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -6.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 753 in 2010. Jefferson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Jefferson has a population density of 392 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jefferson is $50,515 with a poverty rate of 31.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $427 per month, and the median house value is $85,900. The median age in Jefferson is 40.1 years, 31.7 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 62.95%
  • Black or African American: 29.26%
  • Two or more races: 5.79%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jefferson, South Carolina is 706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 712.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 753.

Jefferson, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59862.95%
Black or African American27829.26%
Two or More Races555.79%
Asian192.00%
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Jefferson Population by Race

Jefferson Population Pyramid $2021

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Jefferson Median Age

40.1


Total

31.7


Male

41


Female

Jefferson Adults

There are 701 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson.

Jefferson Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

492

51.79%

Male

458

48.21%

Jefferson Population by Age

Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21.1%78.9%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
All60%40%
Male68.2%31.8%
Married81.3%18.7%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3502.6660
Married1503.1581.3
Non Family102055.9
Female763.6721.1
Male223.5968.2

3.23

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade304.82%
9th to 12th Grade14423.15%
High School Graduate23137.14%
Some College11117.85%
Associates Degree284.50%
Bachelors Degree538.52%
Graduate Degree254.02%
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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
White44530361
Black15512310
Asian13137
2+ Races99

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 53.85%.

Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,000$44,917$21,944
Less Than 9th Grade$35,000$35,000$
High School Graduate$38,571$48,571$
Some College$$54,688$21,111
Bachelors Degree$76,250$105,417$38,750
Graduate Degree$31,250$$

$40,000

Average Earnings

$44,917

Average Male

$21,944

Average Female

Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson Language by Age

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Jefferson Language

98.00% of Jefferson residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Jefferson Language

Jefferson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27814752.88%
White59811018.39%
Multiple554581.82%

31.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.26%

Male Poverty Rate

34.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is Multiple, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson is White, with 18.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.89%.

Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.51%
Some College20.14%
High School17.32%
Bachelors or Greater12.82%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.73%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed22.30%
Male Employed7.21%

Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,417$50,515
Families$48,036$60,115
Married Families$60,625-
Non Families$17,083$23,735
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jefferson Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War4
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War

Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
55 to 6410
75+7
35 to 547
18 to 34

Jefferson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White347.11%
Black42.16%

Jefferson Veterans by Race

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

13.1%

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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54.32%

Born in Jefferson

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 54.32% having been born in South Carolina. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021706-3-0.42%
2020709-3-0.42%
2019712-3-0.42%
2018715-5-0.69%
2017720-4-0.55%
20167240.00%
2015724-1-0.14%
20147250.00%
20137250.00%
2012725-9-1.23%
2011734-2-0.27%
20107360.00%

Jefferson Population by Year