Jefferson, PA Population

Population: 631. Estimated population in July 2020: 653 (+3.5% change)
Males: 324 (51.3%), Females: 307 (48.7%)

Zip code: 15344

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $43,542
Median house value: $101,700

Races in Jefferson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: German (50.2%), United States (12.0%), Irish (10.5%), English (4.4%), Dutch (2.9%), Italian (2.2%).

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson borough

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:

  • HANOVER GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; HANOVER, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSP YORK (about 12 miles; YORK, PA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL YORK (about 13 miles; YORK, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jefferson:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 44 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 47 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Abbreviation: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jefferson:

  • YORK (about 8 miles; YORK, PA; Abbreviation: THV)
  • HANOVER (about 13 miles; HANOVER, PA; Abbreviation: 6W6)
  • SHOESTRING AVIATION AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; STEWARTSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 0P2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WESTMINSTER, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,245)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 22 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 26 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 28 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • TOWSON UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; TOWSON, MD; Full-time enrollment: 13,971)

Schools

Public high school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON-MORGAN MS/HS (Students: 461; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON-MORGAN EL SCH (Students: 481; Grades: KG – 06)

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