Jefferson County Information

Jefferson in Georgia occupies 530 square miles and has a 2006 population of 16,768, a change from a 2000 population of 17,263 and 17,408 in 1990. 14.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.6% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 72 acts of violent crime reported in Jefferson in 2004, a change from 51 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 454 people: 6.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.5%.

Read more about Jefferson, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyJefferson 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area530 sq. milesRanked 2,070 of 3,140
Population 200616,768Ranked 1,987 of 3,140
Population 200516,783 
Population 200017,263Ranked 1,936 of 3,140
Population 199017,408Ranked 1,827 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion43.4% 
African American56% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.6% 
Population 5 to 1414.3% 
Population 15 to 2414.1% 
Population 25 to 3412.6% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.5% 
Population 55 to 6410.2% 
Population 65 to 746.7% 
Population 75 and up6.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7251
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies3 
Aggravated Assaults68 
Total Property Crimes307351
Burglaries77 
Larceny Thefts204 
Motor Vehicle Thefts26 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population7,0336,785
Unemployed Population454441
Unemployment Rate6.5%6.5%

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