In 2018, Jefferson County, AL had a population of 659k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $55,206. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jefferson County, AL grew from 659,197 to 659,300, a 0.0156% increase and its median household income grew from $50,709 to $55,206, a 8.87% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.16%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.48%). N/A% of the people in Jefferson County, AL speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AL are University of Alabama at Birmingham (5,032 degrees awarded in 2017), Samford University (1,640 degrees), and Jefferson State Community College (1,307 degrees).
The median property value in Jefferson County, AL is $166,900, and the homeownership rate is 63%. Most people in Jefferson County, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AL is 2 cars per household.