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Jefferson is a city in Marion County, in the Salem metro area.
The community was named for the Jefferson Institute established here, which was named for Thomas Jefferson.
The latitude of Jefferson is 44.719N. The longitude is -123.009W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,594.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jefferson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97352 ZIP code.
16% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $15,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $529. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $929.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Public Library ... View libraries
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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