Jefferson is located in north Georgia. Jefferson is part of Jackson County. Jefferson has 21.67 square miles of land area and 0.34 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jefferson population is 9,630, which has grown 151.76% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jefferson median household income is $56,140 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Jefferson median house value is $159,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.47% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Jefferson is much better than the state average in quality. The Jefferson area code is 706.