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Jefferson, Wisconsin Local Statistics

Community data

Population | 7,953
Households | 3,119
High School Grads or Higher | 88.5%
Bachelor Degree or Higher | 18.4%
Occupied Housing Units | 96.1%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate | 1.7%
Rental Vacancy Rate | 3.4%
Population with No Vehicles Available | 6.3%
Median Housing Value | $153,700
Median rent | $680

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

School District Data - Jefferson

Grade: Exceeds Expectations (Rating: 75.9)

Source: WI Department of Public Instruction, 2013-2014

USPS Vacancy Data

Residential Vacancies | 2.2%
Business Vacancies | 11.5%

Source: USPS, 2Q - 2014

Economic data

Civilian Unemployment | 6.7%
Mean Travel Time to Work | 23.4 minutes
Mean Household Income | $56,054
Per Capita Income | $22,854
Poverty Rate| 9.2%
Food Stamps | 11%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Occupation data

Management, business, science, and arts occupations | 27.6%
Service occupations | 17.1%
Sales and office occupations | 22.5%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations | 8.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations | 23.9%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Industry data

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining | 2.6%
Construction | 4.5%
Manufacturing | 28.4%
Wholesale trade | 2%
Retail trade | 13.7%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities | 2.8%
Information | 1.5%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing | 3%
Professional/scientific/management/administrative/waste management services | 8.2%<
Educational services, and health care and social assistance | 19.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, food services | 5.8%
Other services, except public administration | 2.4%
Public administration | 5.5%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Top employers

Generac Power Systems | 450
Jefferson County | 430
Wal-Mart | 300
Country Nurses | 250
Nestle Purina Petcare | 250
Tyson Foods | 225
ADD Inc | 112
Atlas Cold Storage | 100
Renew Energy | 100

Source: NETS Database, 2013

Contact Information

City of Jefferson
Timothy Freitag, Jefferson City Administrator
317 S. Main St., Jefferson, WI 53549
Phone | 920-674-7700
Fax | 920-674-7710
E -mail | tfreitag@jeffersonwis.com
Website | http://www.jeffersonwis.com/