In 2020, Jefferson, NC had a population of 1.61k people with a median age of 50.5 and a median household income of $30,764. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jefferson, NC grew from 1,441 to 1,609, a 11.7% increase and its median household income declined from $30,994 to $30,764, a −0.742% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.18%).
None of the households in Jefferson, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.8% of the residents in Jefferson, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Jefferson, NC was $160,900, and the homeownership rate was 48%. Most people in Jefferson, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson, NC was 2 cars per household.