Jefferson, TX Population

Population: 2,024. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,992 (-1.6% change)
Males: 901 (44.5%), Females: 1,123 (55.5%)

Marion County

Zip code: 75657

Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $17,034
Median house value: $55,400

Races in Jefferson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.2%)
  • Black (34.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (10.4%), Irish (7.3%), German (7.1%), English (6.9%), French (2.4%), Scottish (2.0%).

Elevation: 196 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -224 (-10.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jefferson:

  • MARSHALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; MARSHALL, TX)
  • LINDEN MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LINDEN, TX)
  • NORTH CADDO MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; VIVIAN, LA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jefferson:

Other public-use airports nearest to Jefferson:

  • MANNING FIELD (about 4 miles; JEFFERSON, TX; Abbreviation: 6F7)
  • CYPRESS RIVER (about 4 miles; JEFFERSON, TX; Abbreviation: 24F)
  • HARRISON COUNTY (about 18 miles; MARSHALL, TX; Abbreviation: ASL)
Amtrak station near Jefferson:

  • 15 miles: MARSHALL (FOOT OF N. WASHINGTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 45 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; Full-time enrollment: 2,743)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 58 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 72 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 76 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 87 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)

Schools

Public high school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON H S (Students: 444; Location: #1 BULLDOG DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: RT 4 BOX 624; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 438; Location: 805 N TUTTLE ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • JEFFERSON JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 304; Location: 411 E HARRISON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 411 E HARRISON ST; Grades: 04 – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Jefferson:

  • CYPRESS BEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: RT 4 BOX 619; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,409; Location: 301 W LAFAYETTE ST; 15,038 books; 304 audio materials; 85 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)

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