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Living In Jefferson, NC

The small town of Jefferson, North Carolina is home to slightly more than 1,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (24%) here than they do nationally (14%). Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 44, skews older than most cities in North Carolina. By a slim 52%-48% margin, homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Jefferson. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $668 a month, which is $264 per month lower than the state average.

Averaging about 19 minutes, the commute time for Jefferson residents is quicker than the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit isn't used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

There are two primary industries in Jefferson: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 17% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the town. Jefferson workers take home an average annual income of around $37K, less than the average North Carolina resident. Jefferson's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Jefferson has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (8%). Additionally, 7% possess a Bachelor's degree and 1% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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