Jefferson County PA Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 44,615
Population in Households 43,841
Population in Familes 35,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 774
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $44,019
Average Household Income $57,872
Per Capita Income $24,007


Total Housing Units 22,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,357 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,988 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,089 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $97,217
Average Home Value $127,027


Total Households 18,345
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 12,164
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 -0.16% -0.37%
Households -0.14% -0.36%
Families -0.29% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


Jefferson County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 50 27th
Population Density # 50 27th
Diversity Index # 65 4th
Median Household Income # 59 13th
Per Capita Income # 62 9th

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