West Jefferson is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,279 people and two constituent neighborhoods, West Jefferson is the 293rd largest community in Ohio.
West Jefferson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Jefferson is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Jefferson who work in office and administrative support (22.30%), management occupations (6.28%), and food service (5.98%).
West Jefferson is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In West Jefferson, just 8.40% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in West Jefferson in 2010 was $23,349, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,396 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, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Jefferson include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in West Jefferson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.