In 2020, West Jefferson, NC had a population of 1.77k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $32,273. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of West Jefferson, NC grew from 1,539 to 1,767, a 14.8% increase and its median household income grew from $29,417 to $32,273, a 9.71% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Jefferson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.04%).
None of the households in West Jefferson, NC 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.
97.1% of the residents in West Jefferson, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in West Jefferson, NC was $144,700, and the homeownership rate was 44.1%. Most people in West Jefferson, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in West Jefferson, NC was 2 cars per household.