Jefferson County, Florida Population 2021

Jefferson County, Florida's estimated population is 14,096 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Florida is the 62nd largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 14,755 and has seen a growth of -4.47% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,096-75-0.53%
202014,171-75-0.53%
201914,246-75-0.52%
201814,3211561.10%
201714,1652051.47%
201613,960-155-1.10%
201514,115590.42%
201414,056-153-1.08%
201314,209-10-0.07%
201214,219-310-2.13%
201114,529-226-1.53%
201014,7553,45930.62%
199011,2965935.54%
198010,7031,92521.93%
19708,778-765-8.02%
19609,543-870-8.35%
195010,413-1,619-13.46%
194012,032-1,376-10.26%
193013,408-1,094-7.54%
192014,502-2,708-15.74%
191017,2101,0156.27%
190016,1954382.78%
189015,757-308-1.92%
188016,0652,66719.91%
187013,3983,52235.66%
18609,8762,15827.96%
18507,7182,00535.10%
18405,7132,40172.49%
18303,3120.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.53%
County Website
State
Founded
January 20, 1827
County Seat
2010 Population
14,755
Growth Since 2010
-4.47%
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Jefferson County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,89462.81%
Black or African American4,89434.56%
Two or More Races1751.24%
Some Other Race880.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.50%
Asian390.28%
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Jefferson County, Florida Population by Race

Jefferson County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Jefferson County, Florida Median Age

48


Total

44.5


Male

50.4


Female

Jefferson County, Florida Adults

There are 11,854 adults, (3,249 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Florida.

Jefferson County, Florida Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

6,729

47.52%

Male

7,432

52.48%

Jefferson County, Florida Population by Age

Jefferson County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All77%23%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female66.8%33.2%
Male66.5%33.5%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7702.0977
Married2,7932.6985.4
Non Family2,0091.0970.3
Female7442.2966.8
Male2242.9766.5

2.56

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5555.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,42512.98%
High School Graduate3,80934.69%
Some College1,94017.67%
Associates Degree8047.32%
Bachelors Degree1,50413.70%
Graduate Degree9438.59%
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Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,7705,9882,068
Black3,4832,460245
Hispanic50633540
2+ Races14914944
Other Race746119
Native American717127
Asian393232

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.05%.

Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,528$38,257$32,342
Less Than 9th Grade$18,421$$18,947
High School Graduate$30,161$30,616$29,545
Some College$36,572$40,389$34,000
Bachelors Degree$50,585$53,401$44,318
Graduate Degree$54,938$52,634$61,681

$35,528

Average Earnings

$38,257

Average Male

$32,342

Average Female

Jefferson County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Florida Language by Age

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Jefferson County, Florida Language

92.49% of Jefferson County, Florida residents speak only English, while 7.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.91% of the population.

Jefferson County, Florida Language

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7991,14930.24%
White7,7036688.67%
Hispanic3129630.77%
Asian393589.74%
Multiple1182722.88%
Native62914.52%

16.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.38%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Florida is Asian, with 89.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Florida is White, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.69%.

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.14%
High School18.12%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.30%
Male Unemployed34.87%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed5.01%

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,240$62,304
Families$61,044$76,694
Married Families$72,234-
Non Families$27,491$33,137
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jefferson County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, Florida Marital Status

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1,205

Number of Veterans

1,136

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam545
First Gulf War263
Second Gulf War189
Korea54
World War II20

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74343
55 to 64315
35 to 54232
75+220
18 to 3495

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White98712.96%
Black1965.04%
Hispanic539.62%
2+ Races2214.47%

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Education

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7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, Florida Employment by Race

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Jefferson County, Florida 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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62.43%

Born in Jefferson County, Florida

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.05% of Jefferson County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 62.43% having been born in Florida. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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