Jefferson, SC Population

Population: 704. Estimated population in July 2020: 703 (-0.1% change)
Males: 329 (46.7%), Females: 375 (53.3%)

Chesterfield County

Zip code: 29718

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $24,821
Median house value: $66,300

Races in Jefferson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.4%)
  • Black (34.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (17.9%), German (5.3%), Irish (4.3%), English (3.4%), Scottish (1.6%).

Elevation: 454 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson

  • High school or higher: 61.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:

  • SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; LANCASTER, SC)
  • CAROLINA PINES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; HARTSVILLE, SC)
  • UNION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; MONROE, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jefferson:

  • SHAW AFB (about 48 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 54 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 57 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jefferson:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 51 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 61 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
Public primary/middle school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 809 WEST ELIZABETH; Grades: PK – 05)

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