Jefferson City employment information

IndexJefferson CityTennesseeNational
Income per capita$17,027$24,811$28,555
Median household income$34,683$44,621$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,892$56,400$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,203$26,708$33,219
Median earnings male$21,225$32,151$36,116
Median earnings female$16,801$23,376$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level21.0%17.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jefferson City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson City is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson City is 39% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson City is 35% higher than the national average.

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Jefferson City median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.3%2.6%
Financial & insurance services0.8%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%9.5%
Public administration5.2%5.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%4.9%
Education, health & social services11.1%33.1%

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Baneberry, TN491$61,25015%
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Blaine, TN1,786$40,00025%
White Pine, TN2,405$32,06140%
Jefferson City, TN8,342$34,68335%

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Seven Corners, VA8,343$49,4298%
Lewistown, PA8,341$31,37741%
Athol, MA8,340$41,95622%
Palm Beach, FL8,344$105,70098%
Bellevue, PA8,338$40,50224%
Jefferson City, TN8,342$34,68335%
Source: The Jefferson City, TN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.