Jefferson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Jefferson Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Frederick County at latitude 39.362 and longitude -77.5317. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Jefferson Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jefferson: New Town, Newtons, Newtons Trap, Newtown Trap, The Trap, Trap Town.Photos of the local Jefferson, MD area
|Population in Households||2,139|
|Population in Familes||1,884|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||839 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||672 (80.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||132 (15.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$345,079|
|Average Home Value||$352,229|
|Median Household Income||$103,210|
|Average Household Income||$119,452|
|Per Capita Income||$44,395|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.8%|
|Per Capita Income||3.03%|
The table below compares Jefferson to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 265||49th|
|Population Density1||# 295||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 314||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 97||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 90||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.