Jefferson County is located in northwest Washington. The County Seat is Port Townsend and the largest city is Port Townsend. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.jefferson.wa.us . The 2014 population estimate is 30,228 and the 2010 census population was 29,872. The land area is 1,803.70 square miles and there are 16.6 persons per square mile.
91.3% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.8% is Asian, 2.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.3% is two or more races. 94.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 36.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $284,100, there are 13,801 households, an average of 2.10 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,266, the median household income is $46,320, and 13.3% of the persons in Jefferson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,007. Retail sales (in $1000) were $210,897, and sales per capita were $7,204. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.4%.
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