Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park has continued to attract an eclectic mix of residents who have brought unique businesses, great food, and a mix of cultures.

Overview for Jefferson Park, CA

31,881 people live in Jefferson Park, where the median age is 35.7 and the average individual income is $23,508.78. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,881

Total Population

35.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$23,508.78

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Jefferson Park, CA

Jefferson Park has 10,803 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Jefferson Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,881 people call Jefferson Park home. The population density is 17,179.92 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,881

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.7

Median Age

47.67 / 52.33%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,803

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$23,508.78

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Jefferson Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Jefferson Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Math and Science College Preparatory
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Crown Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Sixth Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Holy Name Of Jesus School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Little Citizens / Westside Academy #3
PRIVATE
2nd - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Mid-City's Prescott School of Enriched Sciences
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
3/5
Twenty-Fourth Street Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
No rating available
Joseph Pomeroy Widney Career Prep and Transition Center
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available

Why We Love Jefferson Park
 
Jefferson Park is located just South of the Santa Monica freeway between Crenshaw and Western Avenue. It’s a small neighborhood in South LA of only 1.28 square miles, but it is dubbed as the “soul of the city” because of its strong sense of community among its residents.
 
The neighborhood began as one of the wealthiest areas of Los Angeles, which is why there are so many architectural wonders to be found lining the streets. Through the last century, Jefferson Park has continued to attract an eclectic mix of residents who have brought unique businesses, great food, and a mix of cultures. It’s the perfect community for people looking for a great centralized location with a unique history.
 
The Architecture Of Jefferson Park
 
One of the standout features of Jefferson Park is its gorgeous historic homes. The area is a mix of Edwardian and Art Deco homes from the turn of the century, but the most prominent style to be found are Craftsman-style bungalows. These craftsman homes often have original woodwork, wrap-around porches, unique built-ins, and stained glass features.
 
If you are a fan of craftsman architecture and want to find a one-of-a-kind home, this is the perfect neighborhood to find a home.
 
The Benefits Of Living In Jefferson Park
 
Beyond all the stunning homes, there are so many benefits to living in Jefferson Park. First of all, the neighborhood is still affordable, with homes averaging 27% less than comparable homes in other neighborhoods. You will get more for your money. Secondly, the location is ideal. Being right off the Santa Monica highway, you can easily access any part of the city in minutes. Finally, the community is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the city.

The neighborhood is also fairly young with lots of new families moving in to take advantage of the great prices, so if you are looking for a place to raise children, it’s a great spot.

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