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Jefferson, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Jefferson had a population of 775 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Jefferson is located at latitude 34.6512 and longitude -80.3841 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Chesterfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Town of Jefferson (GNIS ID: 2405909) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Jefferson is located within Jefferson Division of Chesterfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jefferson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Jefferson, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 775
Daytime Population: Workers 316
Daytime Population: Residents 444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 760
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 770
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 430
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $38,332
Average Household Income $51,947
Per Capita Income $19,593


Total Housing Units 335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $92,969
Average Home Value $121,477


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.1%
Households 0.32% 0.07%
Families 0.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Jefferson, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 268 33rd
Population Density # 257 35th
Diversity Index # 159 60th
Median Household Income # 208 48th
Per Capita Income # 237 40th

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