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Jefferson

County Data

  • Rural/Non-rural: Rural
  • County Health Ranking: 142
  • Population: 15,430
  • Total Number of Physicians: 12
  • Life Expectancy: 73.3
  • #1 Cause of Death: heart disease
  • Uninsured Population Under 65 (percentage): 16.3
  • Population in Poverty (percentage): 24
  • Population Without a High School Diploma (percentage): 25.5
  • #1 Industry: Local Government
  • White Alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 42.2
  • Black or African American Alone: 52.9
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2
  • Asian Alone: 0.6
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 0.1
  • Two or More Races: 1
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8