Jefferson City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 8,194 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jefferson City is the 75th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Jefferson City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jefferson City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jefferson City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jefferson City who work in sales jobs (14.17%), food service (10.10%), and office and administrative support (6.82%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Jefferson City, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Jefferson City provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Jefferson City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Jefferson City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.69% of adults 25 and older in Jefferson City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jefferson City in 2018 was $18,106, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,424 for a family of four. However, Jefferson City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jefferson City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jefferson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jefferson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jefferson City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jefferson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.