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.
Unlike some villages, West Jefferson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Jefferson are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (21.76%), sales jobs (6.88%), and management occupations (6.27%).
As is often the case in a small village, West Jefferson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of West Jefferson have a very low rate of college education: just 6.74% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in West Jefferson in 2010 was $24,238, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,952 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in West Jefferson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and French.