West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2022

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West Jefferson is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 433, it is the 400th largest city in Alabama and the 20014th largest city in the United States. West Jefferson is currently growing at a rate of 1.88% annually but its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 462 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, West Jefferson has a population density of 241 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Jefferson is $55,850 with a poverty rate of 11.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,014 per month, and the median house value is $134,700. The median age in West Jefferson is 41.1 years, 44 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

West Jefferson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Jeffersonwas:

  • White: 96.97%
  • Black or African American: 2.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Jefferson, Alabama is 433 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 462.

West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Jefferson Population by Race

West Jefferson Population Pyramid 2022

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West Jefferson Median Age

48.6


Total

43.5


Male

54.7


Female

West Jefferson Adults

There are 352 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in West Jefferson.

West Jefferson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

86.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

272

58.87%

Male

190

41.13%

West Jefferson Population by Age

West Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Jefferson Household Types

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Jefferson Households and Families

3.15

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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West Jefferson Households by Type

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West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.08%.

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,250

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$33,036

Average Female

West Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Jefferson Language by Age

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West Jefferson Language

100.00% of West Jefferson residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

West Jefferson Language

West Jefferson Poverty by Race

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11.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is Black, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.11%.

West Jefferson Poverty

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West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

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West Jefferson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Jefferson Marital Status by Race

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West Jefferson Marital Status

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27

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Jefferson Veterans by War

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West Jefferson Veterans by Age

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West Jefferson Veterans by Race

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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39.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.1%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Jefferson Employment by Age

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West Jefferson Employment by Race

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West Jefferson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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93.07%

Born in West Jefferson

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of West Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 93.07% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

West Jefferson Population by Year