jefferson Parish, Louisiana 

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Population

432,346

+1.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$47,871

Median Home Price

$233,600

Median Age

39

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.2 / 8.2

summer / winter

United States / Louisiana / No Metro Area / Jefferson Parish / Cities / Zip Codes
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Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Jefferson Parish, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

jefferson, LA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
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Cons
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Hurricane dislocations


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: Jefferson Parish
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Metairie, Kenner, 21 total
Zip Codes: 70072, 70065, 70003, 70056, 70001, 70058, 70094, 70123, 70005, 70002, 17 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jefferson County is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jefferson County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jefferson County's cost of living is 6.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jefferson County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Jefferson parish remained strongly Republican, 54.7% to 43.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jefferson County's population is 432,346 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jefferson County is Real Estate: $233,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.

SCHOOLS
Jefferson County public schools spend $12,915 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Jefferson County. More Education



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Housing Market in jefferson

It's a good time to buy in Jefferson. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Jefferson is $233,600.

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ZIP CODES IN JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
70072, 70065, 70003, 70056, 70001, 70058, 70094, 70123, 70005, 70002, 17 total

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