Jefferson, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,087 housing units in Jefferson. This represents a 2.9% growth from 2,029 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,996 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 91 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jefferson is about 74.8%. Jefferson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jefferson were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom10.60%
Two Bedrooms34.50%
Three Bedrooms38.80%
Four Bedrooms14.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.5
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$58,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$29,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.59
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$333

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan8.60%
Simple Mortgage40.50%
Debt Free44.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%