Jefferson County, AL has a population of 659,521 people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $50,180. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Jefferson County, AL declined from 660,367 to 659,521, a 0.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,492 to $50,180, a 3.48% increase.
The population of Jefferson County, AL is 50.1% White, 42.3% Black, and 3.72% Hispanic. 6.1% of the people in Jefferson County, AL speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AL are University of Alabama at Birmingham, with 4,621 graduates, Samford University, with 1,462 graduates, and Jefferson State Community College, with 1,312 graduates.
The median property value in Jefferson County, AL is $152,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.8%. Most people in Jefferson County, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AL is 2 cars per household.
Jefferson County, AL is the 1st most populated county in Alabama and borders Bibb County, AL; Blount County, AL; St. Clair County, AL; Shelby County, AL; Tuscaloosa County, AL; and Walker County, AL& 1 more.