Jefferson County Economic Development Council

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Jefferson County Florida Demographics

Jefferson County has been designated by the State of Florida as a “Rural Area of Opportunity," and is part of a larger region known as the North Florida Economic Development Partnership. A demographic snapshot of the region, as well as county-specific data is shown below.

Regional Data Snapshot

North Central Florida Regional Population (2013) 1,090,448 (5.6% of state)
Percentage of Population for Workforce (2013) Over 60% between ages of 20-64
Total Jobs in Region (2103) 387,559
Average Earnings for Workforce (2013) $47,451

Average Earnings By Selected Industry (2013)

Utilities $ 117,174
Management $ 71,976
Professional Scientific $ 67,142
Mining, Quarrying $ 62,729
Manufacturing $ 60,802
Information $ 59,613
Health Care $ 51,973
Transportation and Warehousing $ 47,270
Construction $ 42,821

Leading Industries (2013)

  • Government—NAICS Code 90 (29%)
  • Health Care—NAICS Code 62 (15%)
  • Retail Trade—NAICS Code 44 (13%)
  • Accommodation and Food—NAICS Code 72 (10%)
  • Professional Scientific—NAICS Code 54 (5%)
  • Manufacturing—NAICS Code 31(5%)
  • Construction—NAICS Code 23 (5%)
  • Administrative and Support—NAICS Code 56 (5%)

Gross Regional Product (2012): $32,833,664,681

Exports (2012): $50,399,785,168

Imports (2012): $49,225,968,626

Top College Program Completions (2012)

Liberal arts and sciences: 7,014 (23%)
Health Professions: 5,393 (18%)
Business Management: 5,090 (17%)
Social Sciences: 3,474 (11%)
Engineering: 2,670 (9%)
Jefferson County Population Statistics

Data Sources Provided by PoweringFlorida.com including EMSI, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity