Jefferson County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 38,720 (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: 68 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%), Public administration (13.9%), Retail trade (11.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Jefferson County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 19,945  (52.6%)
Females: 18,882  (47.4%)
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Jefferson County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,819 ($33,555 in 1999)

This county:

$42819
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $434 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $537)
This county:

$434
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $80,288 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$80,288
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,471 - $137,933
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $385

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,589 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $978 (1.4%)

Jefferson County household income distribution in 2009 Jefferson County home values distribution Jefferson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 47.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
Jefferson County:

15.5%
Illinois:

14.7%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 69 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 19 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jefferson County: Rend Lake Camp (A), Bald Hill Townhall (B), Blissville Townhall (C), McClellan Townhall (D), Moores Prairie Townhall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson County include: Oakdale Church (A), Oakland Church (B), Antioch Church (C), Panther Fork Church (D), Pleasant Grove Church (E), Pleasant Hill Church (F), Pleasant View Church (G), Primitive Church (H), Providence Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abner Cemetery (1), Wall Farm Cemetery (2), Arnold Cemetery (3), Ward Cemetery (4), Warren Cemetery (5), Atkinson Cemetery (6), Wells Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Scheller Lakes (A), Peckerwood Lake (B), Miller Lake (C), Lake Jaycee (D), Superior Lake (E), Illinois Central Reservoir (F), Raw Water Reservoir (G), Hawthorne Hills Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Novak Creek (A), Collier Creek (B), Coal Bank Creek (C), White Feather Creek (D), Buck Creek (E), East Creek (F), Bear Creek (G), Bald Hill Creek (H), Back Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jefferson County include: Rend Lake State Waterfowl Management Area (1), Rend Lake State Wildlife Refuge (2), Bonnie Public Use Area (3), Waltonville Public Use Area (4), Mount Vernon State Game Farm (5), Nason Public Use Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Hamilton County , Marion County , Perry County , Washington County , Wayne County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

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: 77.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 332 (53% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

0.8%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 94
  • 1990 to 1994: 65
  • 1985 to 1989: 18
  • 1980 to 1984: 49
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 39
  • 1965 to 1969: 37

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:


Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 4,072 (345 second mortgage, 452 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,943

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

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

Tornado activity:

Jefferson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 1993419.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 96 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/18/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

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:


The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (12%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Jordan (6%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County (%):

  • United States or American (25%)
  • German (20%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Jefferson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,515 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,576 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 86 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 46 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 377 (2%)
  • Other means: 139 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 542 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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%

Percentage of residents relocating from 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%

Percentage of residents relocating to 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 2013: 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 live births in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,688 (5,690 aged, 998 disabled)
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: 22300.63
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 470.430
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75867.19

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1248.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1088.190
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.37

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.79

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,624

Size of family households: 4,893 2-persons, 2,275 3-persons, 1,767 4-persons, 748 5-persons, 283 6-persons, 174 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,477 1-person, 635 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

6,574 married couples with children.
2,228 single-parent households (545 men, 1,683 women).

97.1% of residents of Jefferson County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,819,000 ($5542 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:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 167
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,947
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,278
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,982
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,379
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,737
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,775
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,240
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,397
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 232
  • 4 rooms: 1,587
  • 5 rooms: 3,280
  • 6 rooms: 2,965
  • 7 rooms: 1,649
  • 8 rooms: 834
  • 9+ rooms: 819
  • 1 room: 62
  • 2 rooms: 219
  • 3 rooms: 881
  • 4 rooms: 1,029
  • 5 rooms: 946
  • 6 rooms: 536
  • 7 rooms: 137
  • 8 rooms: 57
  • 9+ rooms: 70
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 328
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,430
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,162
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,256
  • 5+ bedrooms: 227
  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 1,138
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,622
  • 3 bedrooms: 933
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 534
  • 1 vehicle: 3,099
  • 2 vehicles: 5,084
  • 3 vehicles: 2,064
  • 4 vehicles: 526
  • 5+ vehicles: 130
  • no vehicle: 838
  • 1 vehicle: 1,921
  • 2 vehicles: 924
  • 3 vehicles: 223
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

60% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Illinois.

Jefferson County:

60.1%
State average:

58.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $55,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.8%)
  • Electricity (20.4%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (49.0%)
  • Electricity (37.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.3%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 265
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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:

Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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