Jefferson is located in southeast Louisiana. Jefferson is part of Jefferson County. Jefferson has 2.71 square miles of land area and 0.57 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jefferson population is 11,068, which has shrunk 6.54% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.96% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jefferson median household income is $41,016 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.75% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 38.15% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Jefferson median house value is $166,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 69.42% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 65.18% and is higher 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 worse than the state average in quality.