Jefferson is located in northwest North Carolina. Jefferson is between the Ashe, Wilkes county. Jefferson has 2.07 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jefferson population is 1,493, which has grown 4.99% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jefferson median household income is $26,681 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 16.78% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Jefferson median house value is $167,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 80.99% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is much 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Jefferson area code is 336.