The Development Authority of Jefferson County | P.O. Box 630 | 302 East Broad Street | Louisville, GA  30434 | (478) 625-8134


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Housing costs in Jefferson County are very affordable.  Many developments and subdivisions with a variety of price ranges are available for convenient town living.  A well-preserved historic district offers turn of the century structures lining wide streets in the downtown area.  Small acreages and planned neighborhoods in the county offer country living opportunities.  The Owner Occupied Median Home Value is $67,800.  (US Census)

Category Data Year Comparison Data Source
Units 7,298 2010 Georgia 4,088,801 US Census
Owner-occupied 65% 2016 Georgia 63% US Census
Housholds 5,855 2016 Georgia 3,611,706 US Census
Median Value $67,800 2016 Georgia $152,400 US Census
Cost of Living Index 80 2016 United States 100 City-Data
Average weekly wage $691 2017 Jeff Co Area $832 Georgia Dept of Labor
Per Capita Income $16,986 2016 Georgia $26,678 US Census
Median Household Income $28,417 2016 Georgia $51,037 US Census


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