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Jefferson is a city in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Atkinson metro area.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Jefferson. For links to other places called Jefferson, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jefferson is 43.006N. The longitude is -88.808W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,388.
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48% 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 $19,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,057.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Public Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Jefferson include Rodeway Inn.
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