In 2021, Jefferson County, WV had a population of 57.5k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $86,711. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jefferson County, WV grew from 56,922 to 57,542, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $82,551 to $86,711, a 5.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (82%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.65%), White (Hispanic) (2.99%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.17%).
None of the households in Jefferson County, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.1% of the residents in Jefferson County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, WV are American Public University System (14,306 degrees awarded in 2021), Shepherd University (630 degrees), and Catholic Distance University (475398) (44 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Jefferson County, WV was $276,700, and the homeownership rate was 78.8%.
Most people in Jefferson County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, WV was 2 cars per household.