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Jefferson County, AL
The county was named for President Thomas Jefferson

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Jefferson County is one of 67 counties in Alabama.

The county is in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 658,495. This was a decrease of  -.54% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$36,868
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jefferson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jefferson County was $33,057. This was an increase of 29.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 107% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Birmingham
Census 2000 highlights: Largest county in the state (by population)

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6% of Jefferson County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jefferson County include Adams Cemetery, Adger Cemetery, Atwood Cemetery, Bagley Bend Cemetery, Bass Cemetery, Bass Cemetery, Beth-El Cemetery, Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery, Bibb Cemetery, Bivens Chapel Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Jefferson County include Adamsville, Adger, Alton, Avondale, Bessemer, Birmingham, Blossburg, Bluff Park, Brighton, Brookside ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Jefferson County include Birmingham Southern College, Jefferson State Community College, Lawson State Community College, Lawson State Community College - Bessemer, Miles College, Samford University, Southeastern Bible College, University of Alabama - Birmingham ... View colleges

School districts in Jefferson County include Bessemer City, Birmingham City, Fairfield City, Homewood City, Hoover City, Jefferson County, Midfield City, Mt Brook City, Tarrant City, Vestavia Hills City ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Jefferson County include Adamsville Public Library, Avondale Branch Library, Bessemer Public Library, Birmingham Public Library, East Ensley Branch Library, East Lake Branch Library, Eastwood Branch, Emmet O'Neal Public Library, Ensley Branch, Five Points West Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Jefferson County include Birmingham News, Birmingham Post-Herald, Birmingham Times ... View newspapers

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Politics

Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Jefferson County include Birmingham International

Hotels in Jefferson County include Alta Vista Hotel & Conference Ctr, Amerisuites Riverchase, Baymont Inn & Suites Birmingham/Vestavia, Best Inn & Suites, Best Western, Best Western Carlton Suites, Best Western Gardendale, Best Western Mountain Brook, Best Western Rime Garden Suites, Best Western Riverchase Inn ... More hotels

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