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Old Jefferson is in East Baton Rouge Parish, in the Baton Rouge metro area.
The latitude of Old Jefferson is 30.382N. The longitude is -91.016W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,631.
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12% of Old Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Old Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Old Jefferson was $21,410, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Old Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Old Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $573. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $869.
East Baton Rouge Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Old Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Old Jefferson workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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