Jefferson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5439791
Median age45.334.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1827%48%43%
Speak English96%65%79%
Speak Spanish3%30%13%
Jefferson, TX has a population of 2,416 and is the 10,025th largest city in the United States. The population density is 543 per sq mi which is 461% higher than the Texas average and 500% higher than the national average. The median age in Jefferson is 45 which is approximately 32% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Jefferson, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 79% of Jefferson residents were born in Texas, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Jefferson is 461% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Jefferson is 32% higher than Texas.
  • In Jefferson 56.37% of the population is White.
  • In Jefferson 42.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Jefferson 0.21% of the population is Asian.

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Jefferson population breakdown by race

Black or African American42.76%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.29%2.50%3.06%
Other race0.37%5.79%4.75%
In Jefferson, 3.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Jefferson, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).