Jefferson County , Texas

Jefferson County: County in Texas, United States

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 252,273 and a population density of 88 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 250,127 inhabitants. Its county seat is Beaumont. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 250,127 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
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Area : 2878 km2
Water as percent of area : 21%
Land as percent of area : 79%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Capital : Beaumont
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:29:19 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 87 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.86% (2010-2020)
Jefferson County locator map
Location of Jefferson County on Texas map.
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Geography

Jefferson County is located at 29°51'13"N 94°9'12"W (29.8537300, -94.1534400). It has 5 neighbors: Liberty County, Cameron Parish, Chambers County, Hardin County and Orange County.

Jefferson County map

The largest city of Jefferson County is Beaumont with a population of 115,473. Other cities include, Port Arthur population 53,921, Nederland population 17,184, Groves population 15,268 and Port Neches population 12,596. See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Jefferson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County.

City Name Population Title
Beaumont 115,473 County seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Port Arthur 53,921 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Nederland 17,184 City in Texas, United States
Groves 15,268 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Texas, United States of America
Port Neches 12,596 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Central Gardens 4,347 Census designated place
Bevil Oaks 1,209 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Pine Island 1,205 Town of the United States
China 1,204 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Nome 592 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Higgins 378 City in the United States
Taylor Landing 237 City in Jefferson County, Texas

Jefferson County has 5 neighbours.

  • Beaumont

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jefferson County decreased by 0.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 252,273 - census
2011 253,494 0.48% estimation process
2012 251,605 -0.75% estimation process
2013 253,079 0.58% estimation process
2014 252,897 -0.07% estimation process
2015 255,112 0.87% estimation process
2016 255,748 0.25% estimation process
2017 256,041 0.11% estimation process
2018 253,234 -1.11% estimation process
2019 251,565 -0.66% estimation process
2020 250,127 -0.57% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (3)

People born in Jefferson County, including sprinter Ivory Williams, rancher William Perry Herring McFaddin, criminal Elroy Chester, .

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