Jefferson, Texas

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Population in 2017: 1,967 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 917  (46.6%)
Females: 1,050  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,259 (it was $17,034 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$25,259
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,416 (it was $15,558 in 2000)

Jefferson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,447 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$110,447
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $203,860; detached houses: $219,092; mobile homes: $57,850

Median gross rent in 2017: $561.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Jefferson, TX (2010)
    • 1,22458.1%White alone
    • 75735.9%Black alone
    • 653.1%Hispanic
    • 381.8%Two or more races
    • 150.7%Asian alone
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson, Texas as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jefferson is 67 to 1.


Crime rates in Jefferson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(146.8)
2
(97.7)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
2
(98.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(97.8)
4
(195.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(102.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.0)
2
(93.8)
1
(48.6)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(391.4)
10
(488.3)
15
(753.4)
8
(411.1)
4
(209.6)
6
(324.5)
12
(558.1)
12
(562.9)
12
(583.4)
8
(391.6)
10
(492.4)
11
(539.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(1,272)
17
(830.1)
17
(853.8)
31
(1,593)
19
(995.8)
11
(594.9)
13
(604.7)
19
(891.2)
16
(777.8)
21
(1,028)
16
(787.8)
14
(686.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(3,767)
51
(2,490)
77
(3,867)
62
(3,186)
55
(2,883)
42
(2,271)
41
(1,907)
33
(1,548)
42
(2,042)
45
(2,203)
44
(2,166)
28
(1,374)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(97.8)
6
(293.0)
2
(100.5)
1
(51.4)
2
(104.8)
2
(108.2)
3
(139.5)
1
(46.9)
2
(97.2)
1
(48.9)
4
(196.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(104.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)472.6415.5413.4356.1235.3206.1269.3343.8275.2354.9295.4318.9

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City-data.com crime index in Jefferson, TX

Crime rate in Jefferson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (33.9%), English (4.2%), German (3.5%), Irish (1.7%), Dutch (1.3%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 196 feet

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 453 people per square mile   (low).

Jefferson, Texas map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,786 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,052 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (29.3 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (39.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (141.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Pine Harbor, TX (3.0 miles ),
Harleton, TX (3.4 miles ),
Nesbitt, TX (3.6 miles ),
Uncertain, TX (3.7 miles),
Marshall, TX (3.9 miles ),
Avinger, TX (3.9 miles ),
Scottsville, TX (4.1 miles ),
Linden, TX (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.76 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bed and Breakfast Capital of Texas

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, TX in 2017
Jefferson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $17,500
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $163,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson, TX residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Jefferson, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Health care (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Private households (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Jefferson, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)

Average climate in Jefferson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jefferson, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.82
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Jefferson city center killed 7 people and injured 102 people and caused $8 million in damages.

On 5/3/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from Jefferson center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from Jefferson center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from Jefferson center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 373.1 miles away from Jefferson center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 368.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jefferson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jefferson:

  • MARION COUNTY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1115 N WALCOTT)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR NURSING HOME (510 E BONHAM)
  • PINE HILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (1307 MARTIN LUTHER KING DR)

Airports located in Jefferson:

See details about airports located in Jefferson, TX

Amtrak station near Jefferson:

  • 15 miles: MARSHALL (FOOT OF N. WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • LeTourneau University (about 30 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 34 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 40 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Kilgore College (about 41 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 44 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 45 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Texarkana College (about 50 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public high school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON H S (Students: 354, Location: 1 BULLDOG DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51, Location: 3060 FM 728, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 381, Location: 301 W HARRISON, Grades: 1-4)
  • JEFFERSON J H (Students: 334, Location: 804 N ALLEY, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Jefferson

Library in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $75,043; Location: 301 W LAFAYETTE ST; 13,195 books; 664 audio materials; 736 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jefferson: Jefferson Historic District (A), Epperson-McNutt House (B), Excelsior Hotel (C), Jefferson Playhouse (D), Magnolias house (E), Texas History Museum (F), Texas Heritage Library (G), Jefferson Historical Museum (H), House of the Seasons Museum (I), Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department (J), Captain William E Singleton House (K), Captain William Perry House (L), Beard House (M), Presbyterian Manse (N), Perry M Woods House (O), Old United States Post Office and Courts Building (P), Alley-Carlson House (Q), Sedberry House (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Immaculate Conception Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Sinai Cemetery (1), Cedar Grove Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn of Jefferson (USHighway 59 South), 1st Bed and Breakfast in Texas Pride House (409 East Broadway Street), Burton Darrell & Dee (401 North Polk Street), Carriage House Bed and Breakfast (401 North Polk Street), Best Western of Jefferson (400 South Walcott Street).

Birthplace of: Bobbie Williams - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Sep 25, 1976), Montrae Holland - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: May 21, 1980), Hosea Taylor - Football player, Ron Cook (baseball) - Baseball player, Roy Lumpkin - Football player.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ISLAND VIEW LANDING (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jefferson that have no violations reported:

  • USCOE BRUSHY CREEK PARK (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE OVERLOOK & BUCKHORN PARKS (Population served: 786, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE JOHNSON CREEK PARK (Population served: 688, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE ALLEY CREEK PARK (Population served: 661, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • USCOE SHADY GROVE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Jefferson (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: Jefferson Branch at 109 East Broadway, branch established on 1988/12/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $896.9 mil, Deposits: $784.3 mil, headquarters in Henderson, TX, positive income, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Henderson Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Hughes Springs: Jefferson Branch at 202 North Polk Street, branch established on 1950/08/28. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $186.5 mil, Deposits: $153.7 mil, headquarters in Hughes Springs, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Chalybeate Springs Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson:

Marital status in Jefferson, TX
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jefferson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jefferson, TX (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,47719
Mainline Protestant4518
Catholic4071
Black Protestant3003
Other41
None6,907-
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: 1
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Marion County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

12.2%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jefferson:

49.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Jefferson:

53.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Jefferson:

77.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jefferson, TX Residents
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
Water Supply 6$12,672$25,3440$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,818$28,3630$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,566$30,1580$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,570$33,4207$350
Financial Administration 1$5,000$60,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,126$37,5122$1,248
Police - Other 1$2,304$27,6480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$750
Totals for Government 21$53,056$30,31810$2,348

Jefferson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $522,000 ($265.38)
    Police Protection: $385,000 ($195.73)
    Central Staff Services: $384,000 ($195.22)
    Regular Highways: $365,000 ($185.56)
    Sewerage: $362,000 ($184.04)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($10.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($9.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $860,000 ($437.21)

Jefferson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $368,000 ($187.09)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($6.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($35.59)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($274.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($6.61)
  • Tax - Property: $630,000 ($320.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $253,000 ($128.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $131,000 ($66.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $126,000 ($64.06)
    Other License: $6,000 ($3.05)
Businesses in Jefferson, TX
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KMHT (1450 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • KJTX (104.5 FM; JEFFERSON, TX; Owner: WISDOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRUF (94.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXKS-FM (93.7 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHT-FM (103.9 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: HANSZEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KDAQ (89.9 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: BD. SUP. LA ST. UNIV. & AGRIC. MECH.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KCUL-FM (92.3 FM; MARSHALL, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • KVKI-FM (96.5 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTUX (98.9 FM; CARTHAGE, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNCB-FM (105.3 FM; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKS-FM (102.1 FM; BLANCHARD, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLTS-TV (Channel 24; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K59GO (Channel 59; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Jefferson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jefferson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • 134,150Total average daily traffic
  • 48,125Total average daily truck traffic
  • 187,910Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jefferson, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jefferson, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jefferson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Water Tank Webster At Alley Sts (Lat: 32.772639 Lon: -96.345806), Call Sign: KNEQ855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Registrant: Bobcat Specialties LLC, 701 East Main Street, Hallsville, TX 75650, Phone: (903) 668-2228, Fax: (903) 668-5483, Email:
  • TALLER, U. S. Hwy. 59 (Lat: 32.802222 Lon: -94.372778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 129.2 m, Overall height: 135.6 m, Call Sign: WNNA338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.415 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2002, Expiration Date: 08/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2013, Registrant: Shreveport Communications Service, 933 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 425-5977, Fax: (318) 227-8955, Email:
  • TALLER, U. S. Hwy. 59 (Lat: 32.802222 Lon: -94.372778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 129.2 m, Overall height: 135.6 m, Call Sign: KNAX753,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.985 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021, Registrant: Bobcat Specialties LLC, 701 East Main Street, Hallsville, TX 75650, Phone: (903) 668-2228, Fax: (903) 668-5483, Email:
  • Hayes Complex Hwy 49 W (Lat: 32.757917 Lon: -94.337694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPNZ206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.385 MHz, 151.475 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 154.295 MHz, 159.225 MHz, 159.240 MHz, 159.285 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 08/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2006, Certifier: Howard Ure, Registrant: Texas Forest Service, Lufkin, TX 75902, Phone: (936) 639-8140, Fax: (936) 639-8138, Email:
  • Uprr 401 N Alley St & Trks (Lat: 32.765694 Lon: -94.351306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNKY963,
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Certifier: Robert Vandeberg, Registrant: B & R Consultants Inc, 13360 S Cliffside Dr, Mulino, OR 97042-9636, Fax: (503) 632-3142
  • Lat: 32.802222 Lon: -94.372778, Call Sign: WPYP838,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHz, 461.475 MHz, 463.350 MHz, 463.925 MHz, 464.650 MHz, 469.650 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Mike Wood, Registrant: Shreveport Communication Svc., 933 Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101, Phone: (318) 425-5977, Fax: (318) 227-8955, Email:
  • Lat: 32.774861 Lon: -94.373250, Call Sign: WQCQ359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, 153.245 MHz, 159.585 MHz, 159.645 MHz, 159.750 MHz, 159.810 MHz, 159.915 MHz, 159.990 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/29/2025, Certifier: James Martin, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jefferson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jefferson)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 29 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Jefferson, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (67.6%), and Structure Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jefferson, TX
    • 11767.6%Outside Fires
    • 4727.2%Structure Fires
    • 74.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jefferson, TX
Most common first names in Jefferson, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10073.2 years
William7373.6 years
Mary7077.1 years
John6475.1 years
Charles4772.3 years
Robert4670.6 years
Willie3976.0 years
George3875.0 years
Annie3285.0 years
Thomas3072.2 years
Most common last names in Jefferson, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9272.3 years
Williams6676.8 years
Johnson4976.7 years
Davis3776.2 years
Jones3477.6 years
Moore3168.9 years
Wilson3078.1 years
Brown2975.0 years
Allen2972.2 years
Jackson2978.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jefferson, TX
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 43.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jefferson, TX
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas


Jefferson compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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