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Jefferson County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 7,515 (all rural); it was 9,740 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 795
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,447
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,661
Renter-occupied apartments: 687 (it was 647 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 519 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (100.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 100%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jefferson County, MS (2017)
    • 6,56367.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 98010.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 350.4%Asian alone
    • 90.09%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 3,722  (49.5%)
Females: 3,793  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,533 ($18,447 in 1999)
This county:

$25,533
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $200 (lower quartile is $130, upper quartile is $354)
This county:

$200
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,842 (it was $41,900 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$77,842
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,644 - $119,033
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $865
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 393

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $19,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $19,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $19,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $19,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $19,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson, MS residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $561 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $329 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jefferson, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.2%
Jefferson County:

35.2%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(40.7% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.1 years old
(Males: 34.6 years old, Females: 38.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.7 years old, Black residents: 35.1 years old, Asian residents: 58.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $571 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fayette.

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

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Neighboring counties: Angelina County, Texas , Coffee County, Georgia , Colquitt County, Georgia , Lincoln County , Smith County , Wilcox County, Alabama .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in Jefferson, MS
County total employment by year in Jefferson, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Jefferson, MS

Current college students: 419
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 45 (90.8% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,013
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 129
  • 3 or 4: 204
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 73
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 1,369

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 439 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,033

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant1,2718
Mainline Protestant8339
Evangelical Protestant7739
Catholic1091
Other11
None4,739-
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: 1
Jefferson County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Jefferson County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

15.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

41.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 289 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,831
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $262.28
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,988
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,564
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Corn for grain: 589 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4494 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3341 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 263 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 272.8 miles away from the county 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 249.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 246.6 miles away from Jefferson County 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 248.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 01, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-683: June 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 683, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-577: April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • Mississippi Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-430: April 18, 1974, FEMA Id: 430, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jefferson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,469 (91.2%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (5.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 29 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (0.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (78%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • African (2%)
  • American (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • German (0%)
  • French Canadian (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 563 people in state prisons
  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
336 people in state prisons
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,187.

4.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.08% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($19,009 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($6,277 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.13%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, MS  0.79% ($21,095 average AGI)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.73% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($20,443 average AGI)
1.72% relocated to other states ($8,778 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.72%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, MS  1.43% ($25,692 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
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: 1,407 (904 aged, 503 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 322 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (92)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (91)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (59)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (53)
  • Congestive heart failure (48)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (37)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (37)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (35)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (34)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,111
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 317
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,198

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,622
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,293

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 21

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,515
  • In family households: 6,004 (414 male householders, 1,050 female householders)
    623 spouses, 3,099 children (2,901 natural, 23 adopted, 150 stepchildren), 534 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 149 other relatives, 139 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,066 (429 male householders (429 living alone)), 566 female householders (532 living alone)), 69 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 438

Size of family households: 821 2-persons, 273 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 114 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 961 1-person, 36 2-persons.

380 married couples with children.
927 single-parent households (183 men, 744 women).

99.2% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (19% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,153,000 ($9,745 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $630,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,052,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,051,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,206,000
Federal grants: $47,912,000
Federal procurement contracts: $261,000 ($-4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,672,000 ($222,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $21,780,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $312,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,066,000

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

Births: 770
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 467
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -588
Here -62 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Year house built in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • 02014 or later
  • 862010 to 2013
  • 2602000 to 2009
  • 5021990 to 1999
  • 6821980 to 1989
  • 1,2821970 to 1979
  • 5231960 to 1969
  • 781950 to 1959
  • 951940 to 1949
  • 1651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1694 rooms
  • 5235 rooms
  • 3086 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 1748 rooms
  • 619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 603 rooms
  • 4074 rooms
  • 3105 rooms
  • 576 rooms
  • 757 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 2212 bedrooms
  • 9183 bedrooms
  • 2034 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 2852 bedrooms
  • 5173 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 94no vehicle
  • 4311 vehicle
  • 6482 vehicles
  • 1463 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 247no vehicle
  • 5481 vehicle
  • 1492 vehicles
  • 423 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

98.0% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Mississippi.

Jefferson County:

98.0%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 6,650
  • Other state: 848
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 106
  • South: 663
  • West: 27
Year householders moved into unit in Jefferson County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 25.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 24.8%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

0.6%
Mississippi:

12.5%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,192,000
    Other: $8,831,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,151,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,703,000
    Police Protection: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000
    Financial Administration: $885,000
    Central Staff Services: $775,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $60,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $674,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $599,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $733,000
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $65,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $131,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,354,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $908,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,373,000
    Other License: $110,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,192,000
    Other: $8,831,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,151,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,703,000
    Police Protection: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000
    Financial Administration: $885,000
    Central Staff Services: $775,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $60,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $674,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $599,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $733,000
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $65,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $131,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,354,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $908,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,373,000
    Other License: $110,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,192,000
    Other: $8,831,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,151,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,703,000
    Police Protection: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000
    Financial Administration: $885,000
    Central Staff Services: $775,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $60,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $674,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $599,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $733,000
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $65,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $131,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,354,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $908,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,373,000
    Other License: $110,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,192,000
    Other: $8,831,000
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $11,151,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,085,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,703,000
    Police Protection: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $1,237,000
    Financial Administration: $885,000
    Central Staff Services: $775,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $637,000
    General Public Buildings: $471,000
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000
    Health - Other: $185,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $39,000
    General - Other: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $60,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $91,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $674,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $599,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $569,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $733,000
    General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $65,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $131,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,354,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $908,000
    Other: $423,000
    General Local Government Support: $300,000
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,373,000
    Other License: $110,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 779
  • Number of aged recipients: 73
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 706
  • Number of recipients under 18: 118
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 469
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 192
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 273
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 342
Most common first names in Jefferson County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6168.7 years
Willie4972.7 years
Mary4876.3 years
John2975.2 years
Robert2774.3 years
Annie2177.3 years
Henry2076.6 years
Charles2065.7 years
Jessie1970.3 years
William1467.5 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson5566.6 years
Smith4672.9 years
Brown3281.0 years
Green2970.7 years
Williams2977.1 years
Anderson2274.1 years
Doss2261.3 years
Johnson2271.3 years
Jones2277.0 years
Geoghegan2178.7 years

Businesses in Jefferson County, MS

  • Nike: 2

Jefferson County on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"