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Jay is a city in Delaware County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Jay Washbourne, grandson of a Cherokee missionary.

The latitude of Jay is 36.421N. The longitude is -94.796W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,043 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,713.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$21,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jay demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Tommy Morrison, boxer
Local festivals include:
  • Huckleberry Festival - June 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jay web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Eucha State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74346 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Jay residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jay ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jay was $10,700, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Jay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $477.


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Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jay political report.

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The average commute time for Jay workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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