Jefferson County is located in north-central Florida. The County Seat is Monticello and the largest city is Monticello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jeffersoncountyfl.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,050 and the 2010 census population was 14,761. The land area is 598.10 square miles and there are 24.7 persons per square mile.
62% of the population is White, 35.6% is Black or African American, 4.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 81.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $121,100, there are 5,347 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,184, the median household income is $44,170, and 17.2% of the persons in Jefferson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,092. Retail sales (in $1000) were $88,713, and sales per capita were $6,403.
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