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Jefferson County, FL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Tallahassee, FL
Designated Market Area: Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL-GA
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 15,042   ( 281 from 2010)
Land area: 598.1 square miles
Population density: 25.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:9,238 61.41% 6.6%
Black:4,64730.89% 12.2%
Indian:610.41% 84.8%
Asian:1160.77% 118.9%
2+ races:2411.60% 51.6%
Hispanic:7394.91% 35.3%
Total non-White:5,80438.59% 4.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:296 10.2
Deaths:51917.9
Net Migration: 71024.5
Net Immigration: 321.1
Change in White population:570 3.9
Change in Non-White pop.:-289 -2.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
14,761
8,66858.72%
5,29335.86%
330.22%
530.36%
1591.08%
5463.70%
6,09341.28%

2000
12,902
7,52258.30%
4,90338.00%
400.31%
410.32%
1020.79%
2902.25%
5,38041.70%

1990
11,296
6,21054.98%
4,84842.92%
370.33%
240.21%
n/a
1771.57%
5,08645.02%

1980
10,703
5,52151.58%
5,09747.62%
170.16%
390.36%
n/a
290.27%
5,18248.42%

1970
8,778
3,83943.73%
4,85255.27%
30.03%
20.02%
n/a
810.92%
4,939 56.27%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,471 11.4
1,42011.0
1,1098.6
-2-0.0
1,146 8.9
713 5.5
1990's
NumberRate
1,585 14.0
1,30411.5
8057.1
230.2
1,312 11.6
294 2.6
1980's
NumberRate
1,808 16.9
1,127 10.5
-30 -0.3
n/a
689 6.4
-96 -0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
806 9.2
n/a
1,682 19.2
243 2.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Jefferson County, FL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
47.8
2,480 16.5%
12,562 83.5%
3,483 23.2%
5,519
2.40
3,739 67.7%
2,623 70.2%
265 7.1%
1,780 32.3%

2010
NumberPercent
44.1
2,748 18.6%
12,013 81.4%
2,432 16.5%
5,646
2.38
3,798 67.3%
2,670 70.3%
375 9.9%
1,848 32.7%

2000
NumberPercent
39.1
2,933 22.7%
9,969 77.3%
1,871 14.5%
4,697
2.53
3,341 71.1%
2,489 74.5%
368 11.0%
1,356 28.9%

1990
NumberPercent
33.8
3,297 29.2%
7,999 70.8%
1,674 14.8%
3,932
2.82
2,953 75.1%
2,205 74.7%
332 11.2%
979 24.9%

1980
NumberPercent
29.1
3,532 33.0%
7,171 67.0%
1,418 13.2%
3,451
3.07
2,670 77.4%
2,039 76.4%
323 12.1%
781 22.6%

2022 Housing Data for Jefferson County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units6,741 
Median Value$167,600 
Occupied5,51981.9%
Vacant1,22218.1%
Owned4,13674.9%
Rented1,38325.1%
Median Rent$727 
Single-Family Units3,69054.7%
    Detached3,66954.4%
    Attached210.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units1672.5%
Mobile Homes2,66839.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jefferson County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004558.2%
$10,000 to $14,9993917.1%
$15,000 to $19,9991723.1%
$20,000 to $24,9992344.2%
$25,000 to $29,9992494.5%
$30,000 to $34,9992574.7%
$35,000 to $39,9993095.6%
$40,000 to $44,9993586.5%
$45,000 to $49,9992765.0%
$50,000 to $59,9993135.7%
$60,000 to $74,9994768.6%
$75,000 to $99,99958210.5%
$100,000 to $124,9994938.9%
$125,000 to $149,9993135.7%
$150,000 to $199,9993235.9%
$200,000 or more3185.8%
Median Household Income51,573 
Per Capita Income29,189 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state81 
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3045.5%
Public Assistance2043.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,04118.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,10961.3%
Unemployed3944.7%
In Armed Forces360.4%
Total Labor Force5,53966.5%
Not in Labor Force2,79033.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 38.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,5731,59649.6%
Non-Profit16950725.0%
Self-Employed41318868.7%
Local Government25514663.6%
State Government37754241.0%
Federal Government909548.6%
Total Private + Self1,9861,78452.7%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.8911,29040.9%
Total2,8773,07448.3%
Pct. Govt.25.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts76712.9%
Sales and Office Occupations1,70028.6%
Professional, Technical1,16019.5%
Service Occupations1,02217.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1071.8%
All others1,30221.9%
White Collar 60.9%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade92715.6%
Public administration82313.8%
Educational services63610.7%
Health care and social assistance5709.6%
Accommodation and food services5118.6%
Other services4056.8%
Construction3205.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2544.3%
Professional, scientific, technical2213.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2003.4%
Transportation and warehousing1983.3%
Wholesale trade1823.1%
Finance and insurance1642.8%
Manufacturing1582.7%
Utilities1121.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing1111.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1061.8%
Information460.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction70.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Jefferson County, FL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3302.28%
Puerto Rican1491.03%
Cuban660.46%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American70.05%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran50.03%
Nicaraguan20.01%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American290.20%
Argentinean30.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian140.10%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan120.08%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic650.45%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Japanese140.10%
Filipino70.05%
Indian40.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English13,07694.3%
Spanish5634.1%
Other920.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun440.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic290.2%
Other Indo-European220.2%
Other Asian140.1%
German, other Germanic130.1%
Chinese130.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English1,58411.0%
German1,56710.8%
Irish1,49210.3%
American1,1027.6%
Italian4513.1%
European3652.5%
French3072.1%
Scottish2141.5%
Scotch-Irish1681.2%
Norwegian1531.1%
British1180.8%
African910.6%
Polish870.6%
Scandinavian570.4%
Welsh520.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen14,17798.1%
Not a citizen2811.9%
Native14,01296.9%
Foreign-born4463.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jefferson County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
530 4.9%1,078 10.0%4,032 37.2%3,071 28.4%1,428 13.2%687 6.3%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 530 4.9%
9-12 Years 1,078 10.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,032 37.2%
Some College 3,071 28.4%
Bach. Degree 1,428 13.2%
Grad Degree 687 6.3%
Average years of education: 12.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Jefferson County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 5,313 5,083 230 4.3% 6.2%
1991 5,525 5,228 297 5.4% 7.6%
1992 5,673 5,343 330 5.8% 8.4%
1993 5,613 5,341 272 4.8% 7.4%
1994 5,409 5,143 266 4.9% 6.5%
1995 5,412 5,150 262 4.8% 5.6%
1996 5,449 5,181 268 4.9% 5.3%
1997 5,337 5,082 255 4.8% 4.9%
1998 5,184 4,954 230 4.4% 4.4%
1999 5,062 4,835 227 4.5% 3.9%
2000 6,120 5,893 227 3.7% 3.8%
2001 6,351 6,072 279 4.4% 4.4%
2002 6,387 6,124 263 4.1% 4.9%
2003 6,456 6,210 246 3.8% 4.5%
2004 6,579 6,377 202 3.1% 3.8%
2005 6,770 6,605 165 2.4% 2.9%
2006 7,017 6,863 154 2.2% 2.5%
2007 6,720 6,534 186 2.8% 3.3%
2008 6,807 6,490 317 4.7% 5.7%
2009 6,515 6,024 491 7.5% 9.6%
2010 5,992 5,417 575 9.6% 10.8%
2011 5,884 5,293 591 10.0% 10.0%
2012 5,472 4,950 522 9.5% 8.6%
2013 5,456 5,015 441 8.1% 7.5%
2014 5,489 5,116 373 6.8% 6.4%
2015 5,395 5,071 324 6.0% 5.5%
2016 5,404 5,117 287 5.3% 4.9%
2017 5,493 5,250 243 4.4% 4.2%
2018 5,567 5,352 215 3.9% 3.6%
2019 5,541 5,347 194 3.5% 3.3%
2020 5,347 5,049 298 5.6% 7.7%
2021 5,559 5,318 241 4.3% 4.6%
2022 5,740 5,556 184 3.2% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com