In 2020, Jefferson County, WV had a population of 56.9k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $82,551. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jefferson County, WV grew from 56,506 to 56,922, a 0.736% increase and its median household income grew from $80,430 to $82,551, a 2.64% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.78%), White (Hispanic) (3.27%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.15%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.49%).
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 (12,273 degrees awarded in 2020), Shepherd University (688 degrees), and Catholic Distance University (40 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Jefferson County, WV was $261,500, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%. Most people in Jefferson County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, WV was 2 cars per household.