Jefferson County is located in southeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Madison and the largest city is Madison. The Official Web Site is located at http://jeffersoncounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 32,494 and the 2010 census population was 32,428. The land area is 360.63 square miles and there are 89.9 persons per square mile.
95.7% of the population is White, 2% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 83.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $111,500, there are 12,668 households, an average of 2.38 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,524, the median household income is $43,795, and 13.6% of the persons in Jefferson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,651. Retail sales (in $1000) were $382,708, and sales per capita were $11,801.
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