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Jefferson County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 435.5 square miles
Population Density 38.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,810
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 4.3%
Under 18 17.4%
65 and over 18.1%
Females 47%
White 87.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 8.7%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 1.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 95%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 31.2%
Veterans 1,561
Households and Housing
Households 6,919
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.9%
Median household income $48,814
The per capita income $27,593
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 7,517
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $92,400
Residents owning their homes. 71.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,308
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $333,485
Retail sales per capita $21,471
Manufacturers shipments $246,631
Merchant wholesaler sales $114,630