In 2019, Jefferson County, WV had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $80,430. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Jefferson County, WV grew from 56,179 to 56,506, a 0.582% increase and its median household income grew from $76,503 to $80,430, a 5.13% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.12%), White (Hispanic) (3.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.36%). 0% of the households in Jefferson County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
98% of the residents in Jefferson County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, WV are American Public University System (11,806 degrees awarded in 2019), Shepherd University (717 degrees), and Catholic Distance University (60 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Jefferson County, WV was $252,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.4%. Most people in Jefferson County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, WV was 2 cars per household.