West Jefferson is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,431 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Jefferson is the 293rd largest community in Ohio.
When you are in West Jefferson, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.82% of West Jefferson’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, West Jefferson is a village of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Jefferson who work in office and administrative support (21.23%), teaching (4.97%), and healthcare suport services (4.87%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, West Jefferson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes West Jefferson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small village, West Jefferson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in West Jefferson with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.02% of adults in West Jefferson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in West Jefferson in 2018 was $27,534, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,136 for a family of four. However, West Jefferson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call West Jefferson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Jefferson residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in West Jefferson include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in West Jefferson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Slavic languages.