Jefferson County Information

Jefferson in Arkansas occupies 914 square miles and has a 2006 population of 80,655, a change from a 2000 population of 84,282 and 85,487 in 1990. 15.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 698 acts of violent crime reported in Jefferson in 2004, a change from 1,222 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,932 people: 8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.7%.

Read more about Jefferson, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJefferson 
StateArkansas 
Land Area914 sq. milesRanked 912 of 3,140
Population 200680,655Ranked 666 of 3,140
Population 200581,103 
Population 200084,282Ranked 617 of 3,140
Population 199085,487Ranked 537 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion46.2% 
African American51.9% 
Asian American.9% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.5% 
Population 15 to 2415.2% 
Population 25 to 3412.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.6% 
Population 45 to 5414.7% 
Population 55 to 6410.8% 
Population 65 to 746.6% 
Population 75 and up6.2% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes6981,222
Murders / Manslaughters11 
Forcible Rapes46 
Robberies170 
Aggravated Assaults471 
Total Property Crimes5,4945,657
Burglaries1,826 
Larceny Thefts3,222 
Motor Vehicle Thefts446 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population36,56135,943
Unemployed Population2,9322,059
Unemployment Rate8%5.7%

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