Jefferson, Louisiana 

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Population

11,068

24% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$41,016

Avg. Home Price

$169,400

Best Places to Live in Jefferson, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations

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What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

City: Jefferson
Zip Codes: 70121
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jefferson jobs have increased by 1.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson's cost of living is 5.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Jefferson's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Jefferson's population is 11,068 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -23.78%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jefferson is $169,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.95%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Jefferson public schools spend $12,939 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Jefferson. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Jefferson

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Reviews for Jefferson    1 Reviews
Area's coming back! - 2/2/2009
New Orleans Metro area is still coming back after Katrina! An area called Old Jefferson (near where the Causeway meets the Mississippi River) was not flooded by Katrina,... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN JEFFERSON, LOUISIANA
70121