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Jefferson, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jefferson had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2017. Jefferson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jefferson is located at latitude 39.9305 and longitude -80.0577 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Borough of Jefferson (GNIS ID: 1215255) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jefferson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Jefferson, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 281
Daytime Population: Workers 160
Daytime Population: Residents 146
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 281
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,496
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $54,158
Average Household Income $71,634
Per Capita Income $31,859


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $151,202


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.0%
Households 0.55% 0.16%
Families 2.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Jefferson, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1535 13th
Population Density # 851 52nd
Diversity Index # 1650 7th
Median Household Income # 725 59th
Per Capita Income # 394 78th

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