Jeffersonville, IN

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Population

46,840

0.916% growth

Median Age

38.2


Median Household Income

$52,861

3.39% growth

Poverty Rate

10.2%


Number of Employees

22,750

1.14% growth

Median Property Value

$128,300

1.42% growth

About

In 2017, Jeffersonville, IN had a population of 46.8k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $52,861. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jeffersonville, IN grew from 46,415 to 46,840, a 0.916% increase and its median household income grew from $51,130 to $52,861, a 3.39% increase.

The population of Jeffersonville, IN is 75.7% White Alone, 13.6% Black or African American Alone, and 5.21% Hispanic or Latino. 4.7% of the people in Jeffersonville, IN speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jeffersonville, IN are Ottawa University-Jeffersonville (35 degrees awarded in 2016), Mid-America College of Funeral Service (28 degrees), and Ideal Beauty Academy (9 degrees).

The median property value in Jeffersonville, IN is $128,300, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Jeffersonville, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jeffersonville, IN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Jeffersonville, IN employs 22.8k people. The largest industries in Jeffersonville, IN are Manufacturing (3,628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,245 people), and Retail Trade (2,900 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,333), Wholesale Trade ($47,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,795).

Median household income in Jeffersonville, IN is $52,861. Males in Jeffersonville, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Jeffersonville, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,861

2017 value

± $1,905

3.39%

1 Year Growth

± 5.72%

Households in Jeffersonville, IN have a median annual income of $52,861, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,130 in 2016, which represents a 3.39% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jeffersonville, IN made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jeffersonville, IN workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jeffersonville, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 509.04

  2. Census Tract 506.06

  3. Census Tract 506.05

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jeffersonville, IN was Census Tract 509.04 with a value of $64,963, followed by Census Tract 506.06 and Census Tract 506.05, with respective values of $59,911 and $59,762.

The following map shows all of the places in Jeffersonville, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jeffersonville, IN (4.67k out of 46k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,416 ± 424

  2. Black

    922 ± 231

  3. Two Or More

    311 ± 166

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jeffersonville, IN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

22.8k

2017 Value

± 1,089

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 6.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jeffersonville, IN grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 22.5k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jeffersonville, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,614 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,275 people), and Production Occupations (2,206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jeffersonville, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jeffersonville, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,614 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,275 people), and Production Occupations (2,206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jeffersonville, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.72 times), and Production Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jeffersonville, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($65,429), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($60,208), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($57,708).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.8k

2017 Value

± 1,089

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 6.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jeffersonville, IN grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 22.5k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jeffersonville, IN, are Manufacturing (3,628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,245 people), and Retail Trade (2,900 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jeffersonville, IN, though some of these residents may live in Jeffersonville, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jeffersonville, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,245 people), and Retail Trade (2,900 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Jeffersonville, IN has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.61 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.58 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jeffersonville, IN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($103,333), Wholesale Trade ($47,917), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,795).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $39.9B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.8% of the population of Jeffersonville, IN has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Jeffersonville, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Jeffersonville, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.18%

Uninsured

54.7%

Employer Coverage

12.8%

Medicaid

11.7%

Medicare

10.3%

Non-Group

1.29%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jeffersonville, IN declined by 21.7% from 11.7% to 9.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jeffersonville, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Jeffersonville, IN is home to a population of 46.8k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.26% of Jeffersonville, IN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Jeffersonville, IN is composed of 35.4k White Alone residents (75.7%), 6.38k Black or African American Alone residents (13.6%), 2.44k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.21%), 2.1k Two or More Races residents (4.47%), 379 Asian Alone residents (0.809%), 46 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0982%), 39 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0833%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.032%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jeffersonville, IN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,288 speakers), Urdu (164 speakers), and German (122 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jeffersonville, IN was 38.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Jeffersonville, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jeffersonville, IN residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.26%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.26% of Jeffersonville, IN residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jeffersonville, IN was 3.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jeffersonville, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Jeffersonville, IN residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Jeffersonville, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jeffersonville, IN was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    35.4k ± 672

  2. Black or African American Alone

    6.38k ± 412

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.44k ± 552

In 2017, there were 5.56 times more White Alone residents (35.4k people) in Jeffersonville, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.38k Black or African American Alone and 2.44k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Jeffersonville, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,288 speakers (3%)

  2. Urdu

    164 speakers (0.382%)

  3. German

    122 speakers (0.284%)

4.7% of Jeffersonville, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Jeffersonville, IN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 3% of the overall population of Jeffersonville, IN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.382% speak Urdu and 0.284% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,122 ± 184

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    552 ± 151

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    380 ± 135

Jeffersonville, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Jeffersonville, IN awarded 72 degrees. The student population of Jeffersonville, IN is skewed towards women, with 43 male students and 107 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jeffersonville, IN are White (43 and 59.7%), followed by Black or African American (15 and 20.8%), Unknown (13 and 18.1%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.39%).

The largest universities in Jeffersonville, IN by number of degrees awarded are Ottawa University-Jeffersonville (35 and 48.6%), Mid-America College of Funeral Service (28 and 38.9%), and Ideal Beauty Academy (9 and 12.5%).

The most popular majors in Jeffersonville, IN are General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science (27 and 37.5%), General Business Administration & Management (13 and 18.1%), and General Cosmetology (7 and 9.72%).

The median tuition costs in Jeffersonville, IN are $11,100 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jeffersonville, IN was General Psychology with 7 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 28 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$11,100

Median Private

In 2016, the Jeffersonville, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ottawa University-Jeffersonville with 35 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

23

Degrees Awarded to Men

49

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 23 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jeffersonville, IN, which is 0.469 times less than the 49 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    43 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    13 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jeffersonville, IN were to White students. These 43 degrees mean that there were 2.87 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jeffersonville, IN was $128,300 in 2017, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,500 to $128,300, a 1.42% increase. The homeownership rate in Jeffersonville, IN is 70.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jeffersonville, IN have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jeffersonville, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,861

Median Household Income

± $1,905

18.1k

Number of Households

± 858

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.1k households in Jeffersonville, IN grew to $52,861 from the previous year's value of $51,130.

The following chart displays the households in Jeffersonville, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$128,300

2017 Median

± $2,895

$126,500

2016 Median

± $3,281

In 2017, the median property value in Jeffersonville, IN grew to to $128,300 from the previous year's value of $126,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jeffersonville, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jeffersonville, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jeffersonville, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jeffersonville, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.2%

2017 Homeownership

70.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.2% of the housing units in Jeffersonville, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jeffersonville, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jeffersonville, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jeffersonville, IN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jeffersonville, IN have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.887% of the workforce in Jeffersonville, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.7%

  2. Carpooled

    8.33%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jeffersonville, IN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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