Jefferson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Jefferson Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson Parish at latitude 29.966 and longitude -90.1531. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Jefferson Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.57 sq. miles.Photos of the local Jefferson, LA area
|Population in Households||10,687|
|Population in Familes||7,262|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||318|
|Average Household Size||2.05|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,891 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,495 (42.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,708 (46.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||689 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$158,027|
|Average Home Value||$174,970|
|Median Household Income||$38,700|
|Average Household Income||$53,316|
|Per Capita Income||$25,638|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 51||89th|
|Population Density1||# 9||98th|
|Diversity Index2||# 44||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 240||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 73||85th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.