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County population in 2012: 120,262 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 111,738 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,875
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,403
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,950
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,173 (it was 16,118 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

47%

Land area: 1272 sq. mi.
Water area: 584.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 93 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Median resident age:  32.0 years
New York median age:  38.0 years

Males: 59,185  (49.8%)
Females: 57,044  (50.2%)

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Jefferson County,NY real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,080 ($34,006 in 1999)
This county:

$43080
New York:

$54659

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $623 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $865)
This county:

$623
State:

$877


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $129,100 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Jefferson County:

$129,100
New York:

$306,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,000 - $205,000

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $156,118
Here:

$156,118
State:

$343,827

Townhouses or other attached units: $186,413
Here:

$186,413
State:

$484,742

In 2-unit structures: $194,755
Here:

$194,755
State:

$460,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,863
Here:

$193,863
State:

$569,159

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,649
Here:

$307,649
State:

$676,553

Mobile homes: $74,418
Here:

$74,418
State:

$40,766

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,975
Here:

$3,975
State:

$137,621
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $463

Institutionalized population: 2,196

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


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


Jefferson County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,248 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,456 (1.3%)


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 2009: 16.2%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.2%
Jefferson County:

16.2%
New York:

14.2%
Median age of residents in 2010: 32 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

13.3%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $501 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $602 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $776 a month.

Cities in this county include: Watertown, Le Ray, Fort Drum, Wilna, Brownville, Clayton, Adams, Champion, Alexandria, Carthage.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Adams town964 - 112417 - 33
Alexandria town2195 - 143223 - 43
Antwerp town253 - 102012 - 30
Brownville town1153 - 82015 - 28
Cape Vincent town642 - 81812 - 27
Champion town694 - 153119 - 42
Clayton town2653 - 82115 - 29
Ellisburg town784 - 132920 - 41
Henderson town241 - 8168 - 27
Hounsfield town363 - 112214 - 33
Le Ray town885 - 132719 - 36
Lorraine town274 - 142616 - 40
Lyme town352 - 91810 - 27
Orleans town1874 - 112518 - 36
Pamelia town474 - 122215 - 31
Philadelphia town084 - 152616 - 40
Rodman town384 - 142717 - 38
Rutland town2168 - 304429 - 63
Theresa town062 - 112212 - 35
Watertown city4932 - 6139 - 18
Watertown town852 - 82013 - 28
Wilna town673 - 122214 - 32
Worth town062 - 142513 - 41
Jefferson county1967 22 

2005 air pollution in Jefferson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.094 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.sunyjefferson.edu/JC

Click to draw/clear Jefferson County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jefferson County: Comfort Shoal Lighthouse (A), Wells Island Lighthouse (B), Bedford Corners (C), Scotts Corners (D), Barlows Corners (E), Scoville Corners (F), Ross Corners (G), Tremaines Corners (H), Seven by Nine Corners (I), Shurtleff Corners (J), Babbits Corners (K), Skinners Corners (L), Smith Corners (M), Aspinwall Corners (N), Calumet Island Marina (O), Kittos Marina (P), The Last Resort (Q), Stumble Inn Marina (R), Chaumont Harbor Light (S), Bourey Marina (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seaway Shopping Center (1), Salmon Run Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson County include: Cupertino Friary (A), Densmore Bay Church (B), Saint Vincent De Paul Roman Catholic Church (C), Belleville Methodist Church (D), Burrville Congregational Church (E), Christ Covenant Lutheran Church (F), Christian Life Center (G), Fellowship Baptist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Putman Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Brewster Cemetery (3), Rouses Cemetery (4), Rutland Hollow Cemetery (5), Saint James Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Millsite Lake (A), Moon Lake (B), North Colwell Pond (C), Payne Lake (D), Pleasant Lake (E), Red Lake (F), Rutland Lake (G), Sherman Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gulf Stream (A), Guffin Creek (B), Grunley Creek (C), Trout Creek (D), Otter Creek (E), Trout Brook (F), Buttermilk Creek (G), Gill Creek (H), Parrish Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jefferson County include: Kring Point State Park (1), Indian River Wildlife Management Area (2), Keewaydin Point State Park (3), Cranberry Creek Wildlife Management Area (4), The Willows Park (5), Southwich Beach State Park (6), Santway Park (7), Perch River State Game Management Area (8), Mary Island State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Southwich Beach (A), North Shore (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Lewis County , Oswego County , St. Lawrence County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 4,962
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,116 (45% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

3.7%
Whole state:

20.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.2%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 10,188 (805 second mortgage, 1,420 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,154

Here:

62.3% with mortgage
State:

67.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.14%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 49,324
Total congregations: 136

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents30,993 (62.8%)6,719 (13.6%)2,140 (4.3%)1,581 (3.2%)1,369 (2.8%)
Congregations23 (16.9%)34 (25.0%)11 (8.1%)10 (7.4%)9 (6.6%)
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents860 (1.7%)749 (1.5%)692 (1.4%)664 (1.3%)3,557 (7.2%)
Congregations5 (3.7%)3 (2.2%)7 (5.1%)2 (1.5%)32 (23.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Jefferson County - Watertown, Le Ray, Fort Drum, Wilna, Brownville

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
This county:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jefferson County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Jefferson County:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
New York:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

10.1%
State:

15.6%


Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 322 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $96,830
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $57.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,344
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.90%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,647
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 48.30%
Corn for grain: 10693 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 392 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2397 harvested acres
Vegetables: 254 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 48 acres

Tornado activity:

Jefferson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 15.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/28/1983, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the county center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

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




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





Jefferson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,283 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 5,368 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 235 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 161 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 53 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,014 (8%)
  • Other means: 338 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,036 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Jefferson County, New York in 2000:

People in group quarters in Jefferson County, New York in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $42,232.

10.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
New York average:

5.41%


1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,110 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.18%
New York average:

0.24%

2.14% relocated from other counties in New York ($6,141 average AGI)
7.53% relocated from other states ($19,412 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

7.53%
New York average:

1.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.37% ($30,758 average AGI)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.31% ($29,643)
from Lewis County, NY  0.26% ($24,981)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.21% ($29,802)
from Oswego County, NY  0.15% ($33,967)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.14% ($36,839)
from Monroe County, NY  0.11% ($46,298)


12.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.24%
New York average:

6.26%


0.61% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,441 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.61%
New York average:

0.10%

2.79% relocated to other counties in New York ($6,985 average AGI)
8.84% relocated to other states ($20,458 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

8.84%
New York average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.39% ($29,287 average AGI)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.37% ($30,144)
to Lewis County, NY  0.31% ($26,923)
to Oswego County, NY  0.21% ($34,151)
to Monroe County, NY  0.17% ($36,764)
to El Paso County, TX  0.16% ($29,106)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.15% ($34,855)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 15,651 (12,835 aged, 2,816 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9413.550
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 313.990
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46764.51

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1211.510
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 836.030
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.89

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82.49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.3
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.5
  • Other - 40.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 110,059

Size of family households: 12,332 2-persons, 7,321 3-persons, 5,974 4-persons, 2,618 5-persons, 885 6-persons, 503 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,123 1-person, 2,237 2-persons, 299 3-persons, 104 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

92.8% of residents of Jefferson County speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,404,835,000 ($12603 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $848,370,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $262,814,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $98,703,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,999,000
Federal grants: $179,402,000
Federal procurement contracts: $227,062,000 ($219,016,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $632,855,000 ($605,322,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,668,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $38,912,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,135,000

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

Births: 8,688
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,545
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +577
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -6,734
Here -58 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.37 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.6

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 432
  • 4 rooms: 1,864
  • 5 rooms: 4,381
  • 6 rooms: 5,519
  • 7 rooms: 4,367
  • 8 rooms: 3,423
  • 9+ rooms: 3,845
  • 1 room: 216
  • 2 rooms: 838
  • 3 rooms: 2,760
  • 4 rooms: 4,024
  • 5 rooms: 3,474
  • 6 rooms: 2,437
  • 7 rooms: 1,310
  • 8 rooms: 618
  • 9+ rooms: 441
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 662
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,628
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,163
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,969
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,476
  • no bedroom: 346
  • 1 bedroom: 3,872
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,658
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,793
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,137
  • 5+ bedrooms: 312
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 798
  • 1 vehicle: 7,311
  • 2 vehicles: 11,864
  • 3 vehicles: 3,055
  • 4 vehicles: 712
  • 5+ vehicles: 210
  • no vehicle: 3,050
  • 1 vehicle: 7,715
  • 2 vehicles: 4,852
  • 3 vehicles: 442
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

53% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in New York.

Jefferson County:

53.3%
State average:

64.4%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,800


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
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38.6%)
  • Utility gas (37.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.7%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Electricity (3.9%)
  • Utility gas (46.6%)
  • Electricity (31.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,136
Here:

8.4%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 463
Here:

7.2%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 393
Here:

9.0%
New York:

38.2%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

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Jefferson County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Most common first names in Jefferson County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary73680.2 years
John72473.7 years
William66975.2 years
Robert55670.1 years
George48676.7 years
Charles45275.0 years
James41672.8 years
Helen37379.9 years
Margaret37079.9 years
Harold33674.8 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34376.1 years
Brown22077.3 years
Johnson14577.4 years
Davis13573.9 years
Williams13179.1 years
Jones11974.5 years
Clark11778.6 years
Hall10475.9 years
Miller9978.0 years
Martin9878.0 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T7MasterBrand Cabinets16
Ace Hardware6Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters2Microtel1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Nike9
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Pac Sun1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless2
Burger King4Penske1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pier 1 Imports1
Charlotte Russe1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack3
Curves1Ramada1
Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid4
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts7Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears3
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx11Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
GNC3Subway18
GameStop3T-Mobile5
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block7T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell3
Hollister Co.1Target1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul11
Jones New York1UPS21
Journeys1Vans2
KFC2Verizon Wireless4
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy4Walmart2
Lane Furniture2Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza3YMCA1
Lowe's1
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