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There are 243 USDA backed residential loans in Jefferson county with an average loan balance of $111,079. Over 86% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 41 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $111,690. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,420 SqFt. Jefferson county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Jefferson County is roughly 4,641 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Jefferson County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
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* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
Ashwood • *Camp Sherman • *Culver • Gateway • Geneva • Grizzly • Hay Creek Ranch • Jumpoff Joe • Kilts • *Madras • Madras Station • Mecca • *Metolius • Opal City • Paxton • *Warm Springs • Willowdale
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County is located in the central part of the great state of Oregon, in the United States. It was established on December 12, 1914, and named after Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States who championed the idea of western expansion. The county was created from portions of Crook and Wasco counties, encompassing an area of around 1,791 square miles.
The history of Jefferson County can be traced back to indigenous tribes, specifically the Warm Springs and Wasco tribes, who thrived in the region for thousands of years. The county is home to the Warm Springs Indian Reservation which was established in 1855. In the early 19th century, European trappers and settlers began moving into the region, drawn by the fertile land and the promise of the Oregon Trail.
Madras, named after the city of Madras in India, serves as the county seat and the center of commerce and local government. The county's economy mainly revolves around agriculture, forestry, livestock raising, and manufacturing.
A fun fact about Jefferson County is that it is home to Lake Billy Chinook, a reservoir created by the construction of the Round Butte Dam. It is one of the most popular recreational destinations in the region, offering boating, fishing, and camping opportunities to residents and visitors alike.