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Where is Jefferson County, Texas?

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Jefferson County is a county equivalent area found in Texas, USA. The county government of Jefferson is found in the county seat of Beaumont.

With a total 2,881.75 sq. km of land and water area, Jefferson County, Texas is the 654th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 252,235 people, Jefferson County has a total 106795 households earning 42568 on average per year.

Jefferson County, Texas - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 48245
Area Codes 409
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Beaumont (population: 142,427), Port Arthur (population: 53,887), Nederland (population: 21,414), Groves (population: 16,117), Port Neches (population: 13,019), Hamshire (population: 1,387), China (population: 1,215), Nome (population: 875), Sabine Pass (population: 355)
Land Area 97,388 sq miles
Water Area 876 sq miles
Household Income $42,568
Housing Units 106,795
Median Home Value $96,200
High School Grads 82% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $16,453 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $387,509 per capita
Universities and Colleges Lamar University, Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Academy of Hair Design

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.