Jefferson County is located in eastern Idaho. The County Seat is Rigby and the largest city is Rigby. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.jefferson.id.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 27,021 and the 2010 census population was 26,140. The land area is 1,093.50 square miles and there are 23.9 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 10.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 22% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $157,500, there are 8,058 households, an average of 3.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,598, the median household income is $52,023, and 13.1% of the persons in Jefferson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,929. Retail sales (in $1000) were $92,388, and sales per capita were $4,058.
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