MENU

Jefferson

Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate16810
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base16843
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-0.2%
Population, 201016843
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20134.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 17.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 18.1%
Female persons, percent, 201347.0%
White alone, percent, 201387.9%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20131.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20138.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 2.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201385.4%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201387.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 12.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 11.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201395.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201331.2%
Number of Veterans, 2009-20131561
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 14.7
Number of Housing units, 20137517
Homeownership rate, 2009-201371.9%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-201315.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$92,400
Number of Households, 2009-20136919
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.21
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $27,593
Median household income, 2009-2013$48,814
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 12.4%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-33
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-75
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13441
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13516
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1355
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1323
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1332
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors-13

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 7.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19409.5
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195011.4
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196013
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197013.3
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198014
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199013.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200012.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201014.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 26.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 31.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192036.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 40.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 43
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)46.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)50.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)55.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)57.8
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)59.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)57.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)61.3
Median age (2000)41.1
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)877
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)1004
Number of residents 10-14 years old (20001264
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)1213
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)819
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1658
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)2293
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)3422
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)817
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)583
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1013
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)849
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)369
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)12235
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)11643
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)2553
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)2231

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010435.51
Persons per square mile, 201038.7
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaFairfield, IA Micro Area

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts681
Private nonfarm employment, 20126841
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20126.5%
Nonemployer establishments, 20121935
Total number of firms, 20072308
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")S
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") S
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 246631
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)114630
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)333485
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $21,471
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")16610
Building permits, 20127

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 2012685
Total acres of farmland 2012198138
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)289
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)153400
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)127230
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 201239124
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 201261857

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 2013104
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)6.2
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201396
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)2.3
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)314.5
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.35
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)9.5
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)62.9
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)520
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)188
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)708
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)11
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)4

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)6288
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)373.33
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)101.88

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)733
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)1621
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1981
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)3500
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)3083
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)3433
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)3434
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)3437
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)77
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)10381
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)396
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)266
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)719
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)8
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)1389
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)11770
Voters on Election Day 20143282
Voters who Voted Absentee 20143176
Total Voters 20146458
Active Voters as of 11/6/1410315
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201462.61
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/141427
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201455

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary33285
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary32
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Attorney Salary81462
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary49
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20142.50%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary53061
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary45
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Recorder Salary52732
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary45
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Sheriff Salary67317
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary57
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20142.50%
2015 County Treasurer Salary52788
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary48
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20142.50%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015407215
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary55
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20142.50%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.89
Total Tax Revenues5757255
Total Property Tax Revenue5656083
FactLocation of Iowa's newest city, Maharishi Vedic City, incorporated in 2001.