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Jefferson County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 38,372 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 40,045 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,260
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,932
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,437
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,173 (it was 3,937 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 571 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.4%), Construction (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Jefferson County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 19,646  (51.2%)
Females: 18,726  (48.8%)

Jefferson County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,762 ($33,555 in 1999)

This county:

$44,762
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $574)
This county:

$441
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,424 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$94,424
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,823 - $160,494
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,003
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $413

Institutionalized population: 2,159
Jefferson County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,756 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,069 (1.3%)

Jefferson County household income distribution in 2013 Jefferson County home values distribution in 2013 Jefferson County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.4%
Jefferson County:

16.4%
Illinois:

13.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 37.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 12.8% for other race residents, 40.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.4 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 68.2 years old, Asian residents: 34.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 25.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $431 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $514 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $647 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Vernon, Ina, Bluford, Woodlawn, Dix, Bonnie, Waltonville, Belle Rive, Opdyke, Nason.

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

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Neighboring counties: Scott County, Indiana , Richland County , St. Clair County , Westmoreland County, Virginia , Rowan County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,631
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 657 (61.2% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

1.7%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 2232010 or later
  • 1402000 to 2009
  • 1751990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.0%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,758
  • One, attached: 67
  • Two: 122
  • 3 or 4: 403
  • 5 to 9: 516
  • 10 to 19: 450
  • 20 to 49: 281
  • 50 or more: 336
  • Mobile homes: 2,924
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 5,625 (88 second mortgage, 360 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,484

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,21271
Mainline Protestant2,26020
Catholic1,4092
Black Protestant1,0867
Other2813
None16,579-
Jefferson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Jefferson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 222 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,451
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $138.09
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,916
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.17%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,455
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.90%
Corn for grain: 44521 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12741 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 98704 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • India (19%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • South Africa (12%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • Pakistan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • German (16%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Jefferson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,652 (83.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,994 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 189 (0.9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 389 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 344 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 560 (2.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Jefferson County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 1,965 people in state prisons
  • 338 people in nursing homes
  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Jefferson County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 1,844 people in state prisons
  • 269 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in federal detention centers
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,728.

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.12% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($21,331 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($14,789 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.49%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IL  0.60% ($32,412 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IL  0.34% ($37,292)
from Wayne County, IL  0.28% ($29,897)
from Williamson County, IL  0.20% ($36,214)
from Washington County, IL  0.20% ($36,750)
from Hamilton County, IL  0.19% ($26,593)
from St. Clair County, IL  0.17% ($31,958)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.03% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,921 average AGI)
1.85% relocated to other states ($13,445 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.85%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IL  0.51% ($29,466 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.34% ($22,714)
to Wayne County, IL  0.22% ($35,484)
to Williamson County, IL  0.20% ($30,552)
to St. Clair County, IL  0.18% ($33,462)
to Washington County, IL  0.17% ($28,875)
to Jackson County, IL  0.15% ($17,318)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,021 (5,848 aged, 1,173 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 662 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jefferson County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (816)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (527)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (466)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (321)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (292)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (258)
  • Congestive heart failure (170)
  • Pneumonitis due to food and vomit (169)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (168)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (129)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.95
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,301
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,867

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,249
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,088
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,372
  • In family households: 29,656 (5,066 male householders, 4,619 female householders)
    7,200 spouses, 10,155 children (9,111 natural, 245 adopted, 797 stepchildren), 847 grandchildren, 199 brothers or sisters, 422 parents, 369 other relatives, 789 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,385 (2,692 male householders (2,280 living alone)), 2,875 female householders (2,629 living alone)), 816 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,343

Size of family households: 4,698 2-persons, 2,084 3-persons, 1,716 4-persons, 808 5-persons, 235 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,909 1-person, 572 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

4,689 married couples with children.
2,658 single-parent households (697 men, 1,961 women).

96.1% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,819,000 ($5,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,135,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,827,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $62,994,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,161,000
Federal grants: $40,606,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,815,000 ($177,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,415,000 ($1,761,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $771,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,206,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,986,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,467
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,182
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +70
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +80
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Jefferson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 1152014 or later
  • 3932010 to 2013
  • 1,9962000 to 2009
  • 2,2921990 to 1999
  • 2,0171980 to 1989
  • 3,1571970 to 1979
  • 1,5451960 to 1969
  • 1,6491950 to 1959
  • 1,3321940 to 1949
  • 2,4691939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 431 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 1,1884 rooms
  • 2,4275 rooms
  • 2,8796 rooms
  • 1,7947 rooms
  • 1,0778 rooms
  • 1,3099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 2071 room
  • 2672 rooms
  • 7443 rooms
  • 1,1144 rooms
  • 8275 rooms
  • 5586 rooms
  • 2857 rooms
  • 1038 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 54no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 2,7232 bedrooms
  • 5,6843 bedrooms
  • 1,8174 bedrooms
  • 4015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 204no bedroom
  • 1,0751 bedroom
  • 1,6352 bedrooms
  • 9563 bedrooms
  • 2564 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 424no vehicle
  • 2,7401 vehicle
  • 4,7342 vehicles
  • 2,2063 vehicles
  • 6924 vehicles
  • 2435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Jefferson County population
  • 861no vehicle
  • 2,2441 vehicle
  • 8892 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

84.8% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Illinois.

Jefferson County:

84.8%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,465
  • Other state: 7,095
  • Northeast: 416
  • Midwest: 3,431
  • South: 2,370
  • West: 871
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 25.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 373
Here:

10.5%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 196
Here:

10.8%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 287
Here:

18.3%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,795,000
    Regular Highways: $1,420,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,376,000
    General - Other: $1,111,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,069,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,067,000
    Health Services - Other: $997,000
    Financial Administration: $386,000
    Welfare - Other: $126,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,959,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,005,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $356,000
    Public Welfare: $96,000
    General Support: $23,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $343,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,465,000
    Highways: $731,000
    Public Welfare: $219,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,704,000
    NEC: $240,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,573,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 959
  • Number of aged recipients: 59
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 900
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 652
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 163
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 328
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 423
Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Jefferson County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William31076.4 years
John29475.3 years
James26573.3 years
Charles25273.8 years
Mary24679.2 years
Robert16971.0 years
George16176.4 years
Ruth10880.5 years
Dorothy10677.1 years
Helen10280.3 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15778.2 years
Williams12376.5 years
Johnson10878.4 years
Jones10074.6 years
Davis9977.5 years
Wilson8576.5 years
Brown7574.5 years
Moore6776.0 years
Miller6675.2 years
Ellis6073.1 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets14
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motel 61
Burger King2New Balance3
CVS1Nike3
Circle K2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Penske2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Decora Cabinetry4RadioShack1
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SAS Shoes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Staples1
Goodwill4Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block1Subway3
Hardee's2Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1The Room Place1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS5
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1