West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2020

420

West Jefferson is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 420, it is the 349th largest city in Alabama and the 14071st largest city in the United States. West Jefferson is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually but its population has increased by 24.26% 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 234 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Jefferson is $57,074 with a poverty rate of 8.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $113,200. The median age in West Jefferson is 41.2 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.3 males.

West Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 99.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • 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 420, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 338.

West Jefferson, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46399.57%
Two or More Races20.43%

West Jefferson Population Pyramid 2020

West Jefferson Median Age

41.2


Total

38.8


Male

41.4


Female

West Jefferson Adults

There are 339 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in West Jefferson.

West Jefferson Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

273

58.71%

Male

192

41.29%

West Jefferson Households and Families

West Jefferson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Jefferson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Female69%31%
Male33.3%66.7%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1882.4773.4
Married903.2377.8
Non Family661.0671.2
Female293.1469
Male34.3333.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Jefferson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.24%
9th to 12th Grade319.90%
High School Graduate14145.05%
Some College5818.53%
Associates Degree319.90%
Bachelors Degree165.11%
Graduate Degree299.27%

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31127345
Multiple Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,594$51,667$33,750
Less Than High School$55,208$55,208$
High School Grad$36,667$44,063$28,125
Some College$48,125$51,250$42,000
Bachelors Degree$41,875$$31,250
Graduate Degree$55,833$56,750$

$43,594

Average Earnings

$51,667

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

West Jefferson Language

West Jefferson Language by Age

West Jefferson Language

99.30% of West Jefferson residents speak only English, while 0.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

West Jefferson Poverty

West Jefferson Poverty by Race

8.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.73%

Male Poverty Rate

10.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is White, with 8.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is White, with 8.42% 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 16.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.89%
Some College6.74%
High School6.38%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed5.41%
Male Employed0.00%

West Jefferson Income

West Jefferson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,357$57,074
Families$69,583$70,214
Married Families$74,167-
Non Families$30,714$32,786

West Jefferson Marital Status

West Jefferson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West Jefferson Married by Age and Sex

West Jefferson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Jefferson Marital Status by Race

West Jefferson Veterans

27

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War5
Korea4
World War II3
Second Gulf War3

$West Jefferson Veterans by Education

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jefferson Employment Status

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Jefferson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

92.69%

Born in Alabama

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.57% of West Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 92.69% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020420-2-0.47%
2019422-2-0.47%
2018424-1-0.24%
2017425-2-0.47%
2016427-1-0.23%
2015428-4-0.93%
2014432-1-0.23%
201343310.23%
2012432-4-0.92%
2011436-1-0.23%
20104370.00%