Basic information about the Jefferson County
The Jefferson County is located in the state of Georgia. This county occupies 531 square miles, with 4 square miles being water areas. There are 16.930 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Jefferson County citizens, the 3 largest groups are Black or African American (54.42%), followed by White (42.56%) and Some Other Race (1.62%). There are 6.241 households in the county, while 70,61% of them are family households and 29,39% represent non family households. There are 7 cities and towns in Jefferson County. The most populated city is Louisville city and the smallest town or village is Matthews CDP.