West Jefferson, Ohio Population 2022

4,473
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West Jefferson is a city located in Madison County Ohio. West Jefferson has a 2020 population of 4,473. West Jefferson is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 5.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,225 in 2010.

The average household income in West Jefferson is $68,969 with a poverty rate of 5.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $131,400. The median age in West Jefferson is 43.4 years, 42.1 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

West Jefferson Demographics

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

  • White: 98.60%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • 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, Ohio is 4,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,473.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,225.

West Jefferson, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,35198.60%
Two or More Races621.40%
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West Jefferson Population by Race

West Jefferson Population Pyramid 2022

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West Jefferson Median Age

42.4


Total

42.8


Male

41.9


Female

West Jefferson Adults

There are 3,564 adults, (873 of whom are seniors) in West Jefferson.

West Jefferson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Jefferson Sex Ratio

Female

2,334

52.89%

Male

2,079

47.11%

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
Married75.9%24.1%
Female72.7%27.3%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Male0%100%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Jefferson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7052.5368.6
Married8253.0275.9
Male277.630
Female2383.1672.7
Non Family6151.460.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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West Jefferson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade702.18%
9th to 12th Grade1795.58%
High School Graduate1,57849.20%
Some College53516.68%
Associates Degree37811.79%
Bachelors Degree2959.20%
Graduate Degree1725.36%
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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
White3,1692,920467
2+ Races1515
Hispanic2323

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 14.74%.

West Jefferson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,422$41,341$32,183
Less Than 9th Grade$32,250$40,260$
High School Graduate$32,354$43,111$27,647
Some College$33,773$49,167$29,353
Bachelors Degree$37,467$35,543$50,568
Graduate Degree$$15,605$51,250

$34,422

Average Earnings

$41,341

Average Male

$32,183

Average Female

West Jefferson Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Jefferson Language by Age

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West Jefferson Language

96.95% of West Jefferson residents speak only English, while 3.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

West Jefferson Language

West Jefferson Poverty by Race

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5.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.39%

Male Poverty Rate

6.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Jefferson

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Jefferson is White, with 6.17% 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 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.84%.

West Jefferson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.62%
High School3.73%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%

West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.64%
Male Unemployed19.35%
Female Employed5.27%
Female Unemployed17.39%

West Jefferson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Jefferson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,768$67,818
Families$66,462$75,800
Married Families$72,196-
Non Families$40,438$49,573
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Income by Household Type

West Jefferson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

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 Over 65, 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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276

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War36
Vietnam136
Korea6
World War II11

West Jefferson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5429
55 to 6466
65 to 74142
75+39

West Jefferson Veterans by Age

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West Jefferson Veterans by Race

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Jefferson Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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83.73%

Born in West Jefferson

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.37% of West Jefferson residents were born in the United States, with 83.73% having been born in Ohio. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Jefferson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20004,3310.00%
20104,225-106-0.25%
20114,220-5-0.12%
20124,207-13-0.31%
20134,242350.83%
20144,292501.18%
20154,307150.35%
20164,31250.12%
20174,371591.37%
20184,417461.05%
20194,431140.32%
20204,445140.32%
20214,459140.31%
20224,473140.31%

West Jefferson Population by Year