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Jeffersonville is a city in Clark County, in the Louisville metro area.

It is the county seat.

Laid out and named in 1802 by William Henry Harrison, according to a plan suggested by Thomas Jefferson
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Jeffersonville. For links to other places called Jeffersonville, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Jeffersonville is 38.277N. The longitude is -85.737W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,025.


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Median household income
Local
$37,234
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jeffersonville demographic reports
Jeffersonville is on the Ohio River
Known in the 19th century for the steamboats manufactured here

The port now handles shipments of corn, soybeans, fertilizer, plastics, paper, iron and steel

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 85. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Howard Steamboat Museum
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 94

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Jeffersonville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jeffersonville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jeffersonville was $19,656, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Jeffersonville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Jeffersonville include Old Jeffersonville Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jeffersonville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $825.


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Libraries in Jeffersonville include Jeffersonville Twp Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jeffersonville include News-Tribune

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

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Jeffersonville restaurants taking online reservations include Kobe Japanese Steakhouse Seafood & Sushi ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Jeffersonville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jeffersonville 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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Hotels in Jeffersonville include Comfort Suites Jeffersonville, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn Louisville North, Motel 6, Ramada Inn Jeffersonville, Scottish Inns - Louisville N, Super 8, Towneplace Suites Louisville North.

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