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Jefferson is in Fairfax County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Jefferson is 38.864N. The longitude is -77.188W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 331 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,422.
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10% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $28,705, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $877. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,477.
Fairfax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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