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Jeffersontown is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Jeffersontown is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of Jeffersontown is 38.194N. The longitude is -85.564W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,331.
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23% of Jeffersontown residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jeffersontown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jeffersontown was $23,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Jeffersontown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Jeffersontown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $545. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,020.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jeffersontown political report.
The average commute time for Jeffersontown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jeffersontown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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