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Jefferson Community College Demographics & Diversity

Watertown, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Jefferson Community College are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jefferson Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 8%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 77% more female students than male students enrolled at Jefferson Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Jefferson Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jefferson Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Jefferson Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 961
Women 1,697

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Jefferson Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jefferson Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,379 per year

59% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,658
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.8%
Part time Undergrads 28%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192022 IPEDS survey data for Jefferson Community College.