Jefferson County Information

Jefferson in Colorado occupies 778 square miles and has a 2006 population of 526,994, a change from a 2000 population of 525,330 and 438,430 in 1990. 13.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 15.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,369 acts of violent crime reported in Jefferson in 2004, a change from 899 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 13,212 people: 4.2% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.4%.

Read more about Jefferson, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJefferson 
StateColorado 
Land Area778 sq. milesRanked 1,214 of 3,140
Population 2006526,994Ranked 115 of 3,140
Population 2005524,809 
Population 2000525,330Ranked 105 of 3,140
Population 1990438,430Ranked 113 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion93.8% 
African American1.1% 
Asian American2.5% 
Native American.9% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.7% 
Population 15 to 2413.3% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4415.4% 
Population 45 to 5417% 
Population 55 to 6411.5% 
Population 65 to 746.2% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,369899
Murders / Manslaughters9 
Forcible Rapes161 
Robberies333 
Aggravated Assaults866 
Total Property Crimes19,86116,978
Burglaries3,016 
Larceny Thefts13,991 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,854 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population313,902310,044
Unemployed Population13,2127,413
Unemployment Rate4.2%2.4%

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