Jefferson County, Florida Population 2024

16,174

Jefferson County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 16,174 with a growth rate of 3.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Florida is the 60th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 14,754 and has seen a growth of 9.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,0045663.07%
202818,4385663.17%
202717,8725663.27%
202617,3065663.38%
202516,7405663.5%
202416,1745663.63%
202315,6085663.76%
202215,0425663.91%
202114,476860.6%
202014,3901100.77%
201914,280-78-0.54%
201814,3581320.93%
201714,2262411.72%
201613,985-136-0.96%
201514,121600.43%
201414,061-151-1.06%
201314,212-6-0.04%
201214,218-309-2.13%
201114,527-227-1.54%
201014,754
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%
18507,7182,00535.1%
18405,7132,40172.49%
18303,312-15,692-82.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.63% (566)
County Website
Jefferson County
State
Florida
County Seat
2010 Population
14,754
Area
598 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
9.62% (1,420)
Founded
January 20, 1827

Jefferson County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,17963.49%
Black or African American4,64732.14%
Two or more races3672.54%
Other race2151.49%
Asian330.23%
Native American130.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jefferson County, Florida Population by Race

Jefferson County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Jefferson County, Florida Median Age

47.8

Total

44.4

Male

50.4

Female

Jefferson County, Florida Adults

There are 11,978 adults, (3,483 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Florida.

Jefferson County, Florida Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female7,00548.45%
Male7,45351.55%

Jefferson County, Florida Population by Age

Jefferson County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5192.474.925.1
Married2,6232.8884.615.4
Non Family1,7801.0870.729.3
Female8973.258.541.5
Male2194.2660.739.3
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jefferson County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 46.15%.

Jefferson County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,609

Average Earnings

$46,995

Average Male

$35,989

Average Female

Jefferson County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jefferson County, Florida Language

94.3% of Jefferson County, Florida residents speak only English, while 5.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.06% of the population.

Jefferson County, Florida Language

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,0081,49437.28%
White8,2817048.5%
Hispanic5109418.43%
Multiple3076420.85%
Other1804525%
Asian1515100%
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18.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

15%

Male Poverty Rate

21.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Florida is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Florida is White, with 8.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.85%.

Jefferson County, Florida Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39%
High School14.44%
Some College9.2%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%
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Jefferson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.43%
Male Unemployed30.38%
Female Employed8.78%
Male Employed4.1%
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Jefferson County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jefferson County, Florida 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 County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jefferson County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,300

Number of Veterans

1,154

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

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Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by War

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Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.31%

Born in Jefferson County, Florida

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of Jefferson County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 60.31% having been born in Florida. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Jefferson County, Florida Place of Birth

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