According to the US Census
information updated in 2010

 

POPULATION
38,827

 

DEMOGRAPHIC INFO

Population By Sex/Age

  • Male: 19,945
  • Female: 18,882
  • Under 18: 8,596
  • Over 18: 30,231

Population By Race:

  • White: 34,315
  • African American: 3,251
  • Asian: 246
  • American Indian & Alaskan Native: 85
  • Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander: 7
  • Other: 299
  • Identified by two or more: 624

 

LOCATION
According to data gathered for the 2010 census, Jefferson County occupies a total area of 583.78 square miles, of which 571.17 square miles (or 97.84%) is land and 12.62 square miles (or 2.16%) is water.

Major Roadways:

  • Interstate 57
  • Interstate 64
  • U.S. Highway 51
  • Illinois Route 15
  • Illinois Route 37
  • Illinois Route 142
  • Illinois Route 148

 

 

 

 

 

 

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