Jefferson, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 9,742 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +154.7%
Males: 4,777  (49.0%)
Females: 4,965  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30567.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,781 (it was $41,146 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$51,781
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,152 (it was $18,456 in 2000)

Jefferson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $151,240 (it was $108,900 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$151,240
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $664.

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  • Races in Jefferson, GA (2013)

    Jefferson races chart
    • 7,33075.7%White alone
    • 1,35013.9%Black alone
    • 5225.4%Hispanic
    • 2462.5%Asian alone
    • 1331.4%Other race alone
    • 410.4%Two or more races
    • 140.1%American Indian alone

Races in Jefferson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jefferson: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.8%), German (9.9%), Irish (8.9%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 19.0 square miles.

Population density: 513 people per square mile   (low).

Jefferson,GA real estate house value index trend

Jefferson, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson city:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

566 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This city:

5.9%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson, Georgia as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jefferson to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,001 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,181 (0.9%)

Jefferson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (16.8 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (53.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (578.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arcade, GA (2.0 miles ), Pendergrass, GA (2.4 miles ), West Jackson, GA (2.8 miles ), Talmo, GA (2.9 miles ), Maysville, GA (3.0 miles ), Commerce, GA (3.0 miles ), Nicholson, GA (3.0 miles ), Hoschton, GA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 100 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2004: 415 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2005: 343 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2006: 423 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2007: 154 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $220,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.13 N, Longitude: 83.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +229 (+2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,016 (24.6%)

Area code: 706

Jefferson household income distribution Jefferson home values distribution

Crime rates in Jefferson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 330
per 100,000 76.675.00.0
Assaults 102229
per 100,000 255.3550.1682.0
Burglaries 444734
per 100,000 1,123.31,175.3799.6
Thefts 199127107
per 100,000 5,080.43,175.82,516.5
Auto thefts 191910
per 100,000 485.1475.1235.2
Arson 00N/A
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.7) 400.8385.7316.7

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Crime rate in Jefferson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Georgia average:

2.73
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +737 (+23.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Jefferson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jefferson, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Jefferson city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.2 miles away from Jefferson center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from Jefferson center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 216.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jefferson topographic map

Birthplace of: Brantley Gilbert - Country singer, Hiram Parks Bell - Confederate Army officer and american politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Jefferson:

  • CRYSTLE SPRINGS NSG HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • HILL HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • NORTHRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • BANKS-JACKSON-COMMERCE NC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • RESTORATION HEALTHCARE OF COMMERCE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • CLASSIC CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, GA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CLARK COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ATHENS, GA)

Airports located in Jefferson:

Amtrak station near Jefferson:

  • 18 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • University of Georgia (about 18 miles; Athens, GA; Full-time enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 18 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 18 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Brenau University (about 18 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 26 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 30 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Piedmont College (about 31 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high schools in Jefferson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jefferson:

Private elementary/middle school in Jefferson:

  • JACKSON TRAIL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 371 HOPE HAVEN RD; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Jefferson, School District: JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Jefferson: Jefferson Fire Department (A), Jefferson Public Library (B), Jefferson City Hall (C), Jackson County Courthouse (D), Jackson County Administration Building (E), Crawford W Long Medical Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson include: First Christian Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Faith Church (E), Victory Church (F), Academy Missionary Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Academy Cemetery (1), Faith Cemetery (2), New Salem Cemetery (3), Woodbine-Jefferson City Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Factory Pond (A), Jefferson City Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walnut Creek (A), Holders Creek (B), Pond Fork (C), Opossum Creek (D), Allen Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jackson County Historical Society (Museums; Centre W Long Museum) (1), Crawford W Long Museum - Museum Historical Society (28 College Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn Jefferson (4880 US 129 North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.8. This is about average.

City:

73.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00285
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson and their reported violations in the past:

ARCADE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2011), St BCA signed (MAR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents, 9.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
41 people in other group homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Jefferson compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Jefferson (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Jefferson Ga Rdt Branch at 65 Gordon Street, branch established on 2009/07/01; Jefferson Branch at 15 Lee Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SCBT National Association: Jefferson Main Banking Center at 71 Memorial Drive, branch established on 1998/04/13. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Hamilton State Bank: Jefferson Branch at 1596 Washington Street, branch established on 1979/05/03. Info updated 2012/01/23: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $727.5 mil, headquarters in Hoschton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Jefferson Branch at 1775 Old Pendergrass Road, branch established on 2007/12/10. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.
  • CertusBank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 1465 Old Swimming Pool Road, branch established on 2006/06/19. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 135 Sycamore Street, branch established on 1941/08/19. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Mountain Valley Community Bank: Jefferson Branch at 1420 Winder Highway, branch established on 2007/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.9 mil, Deposits: $116.5 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Valley Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Georgia average:

12.6

Jefferson travel time to work - commute Jefferson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jefferson city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,63060
Mainline Protestant3,38321
Black Protestant8055
Other5693
Catholic2681
None37,830-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Jackson County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Jackson County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

26.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$26,659$53,3180$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,097
Police Protection - Officers 26$101,715$46,9450$0
Police - Other 3$8,904$35,6160$0
Firefighters 0$0 61$25,561
Streets and Highways 8$19,706$29,5590$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,920$35,0400$0
Sewerage 3$13,612$54,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 7$21,443$36,7590$0
Water Supply 10$33,463$40,1562$2,421
Local Libraries 2$6,001$36,0069$9,370
Other and Unallocable 10$31,980$38,3766$4,810
Totals for Government 76$266,403$42,06489$46,259

Jefferson government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,550,000 ($261.75)
    Sewerage: $1,700,000 ($174.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,739,000 ($178.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,668,000 ($171.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000 ($144.73)
    Sewerage: $1,112,000 ($114.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $996,000 ($102.24)
    Regular Highways: $574,000 ($58.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $513,000 ($52.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $437,000 ($44.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($32.44)
    Libraries: $132,000 ($13.55)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($7.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $422,000 ($43.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,048,000 ($312.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $439,000 ($45.06)
    Water Utilities: $389,000 ($39.93)
    Regular Highways: $329,000 ($33.77)
    Sewerage: $259,000 ($26.59)
    Central Staff Services: $191,000 ($19.61)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($6.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $28,000 ($2.87)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($2.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,778,000 ($285.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $393,000 ($40.34)

Jefferson government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,824,000 ($187.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $352,000 ($36.13)
    All Other: $76,000 ($7.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($7.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,039,000 ($106.65)
    General Local Government Support: $921,000 ($94.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $642,000 ($65.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $479,000 ($49.17)
    Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($11.80)
    Rents: $45,000 ($4.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,736,000 ($280.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $83,000 ($8.52)
  • Tax - Property: $5,116,000 ($525.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,446,000 ($148.43)
    Other License: $513,000 ($52.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $242,000 ($24.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $174,000 ($17.86)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $135,000 ($13.86)
    Public Utility License: $114,000 ($11.70)

Jefferson government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,468,000 ($2408.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,370,000 ($2090.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,724,000 ($484.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,626,000 ($166.91)

Jefferson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,484,000 ($357.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($5.54)

8.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.26%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.13% ($43,635 average AGI)
from Hall County, GA  1.07% ($37,138)
from Clarke County, GA  0.87% ($34,881)


8.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.05% ($37,037 average AGI)
to Hall County, GA  1.03% ($31,761)
to Barrow County, GA  0.72% ($26,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WLKQ-FM (102.3 FM; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFW (89.5 FM; WINDER, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; CRAWFORD, GA; Owner: NEW BROADCAST INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUOG (90.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA)
  • W250AC (97.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W203BK (88.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
Jefferson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jefferson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 79m259ftTotal length
  • $820,000Total costs
  • 375,770Total average daily traffic
  • 14,150Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jefferson, GA
Businesses in Jefferson, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul3
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House2
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1

Jefferson on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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