West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2021

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West Jefferson is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 417, it is the 351st largest city in Alabama and the 14104th largest city in the United States . West Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 23.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 338 in 2010. West Jefferson reached it's highest population of 437 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, West Jefferson has a population density of 232 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Jefferson is $55,850 with a poverty rate of 10.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $108,900. 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 Jefferson was:

  • White: 98.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • 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 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 423.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 338.

West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46298.72%
Black or African American40.85%
Two or More Races20.43%
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West Jefferson Population by Race

West Jefferson Population Pyramid $2021

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West Jefferson Median Age

41.1


Total

44


Male

37.5


Female

West Jefferson Adults

There are 344 adults, (101 of whom are seniors) in West Jefferson.

West Jefferson Age Dependency

92.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

270

57.69%

Male

198

42.31%

West Jefferson Population by Age

West Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All76.2%23.8%
Female72.7%27.3%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male66.7%33.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1932.4276.2
Married1023.0782.4
Non Family661.0568.2
Female223.2372.7
Male3566.7

3.13

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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West Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61.90%
9th to 12th Grade3611.39%
High School Graduate13542.72%
Some College7022.15%
Associates Degree309.49%
Bachelors Degree175.38%
Graduate Degree226.96%
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West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31027239
Black4
2+ Races22

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 12.58%.

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,231$55,714$31,875
Less Than 9th Grade$58,571$58,571$
High School Graduate$43,125$50,000$
Some College$43,036$53,438$36,250
Bachelors Degree$43,125$$34,375
Graduate Degree$56,500$57,250$

$44,231

Average Earnings

$55,714

Average Male

$31,875

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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10.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is White, with 10.61% 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 11.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.15%.

West Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.26%
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
High School8.89%
Some College4.00%

West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed5.19%
Male Employed0.00%

West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,313$55,850
Families$70,313$68,517
Married Families$75,000-
Non Families$30,500$31,476
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Income by Household Type

West Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 35-44.

West Jefferson Marital Status by Race

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West Jefferson Marital Status

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29

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War6
World War II4
Second Gulf War4
Korea1

West Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6412
75+10
65 to 745
35 to 542
18 to 34

West Jefferson Veterans by Age

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West Jefferson Veterans by Race

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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93.59%

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 93.59% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021417-2-0.48%
2020419-2-0.48%
2019421-2-0.47%
2018423-1-0.24%
2017424-4-0.93%
2016428-1-0.23%
2015429-2-0.46%
2014431-3-0.69%
201343410.23%
2012433-4-0.92%
20114370.00%
20104370.00%

West Jefferson Population by Year