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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Jeffersonwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in West Jefferson
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.