In 2019, West Jefferson, NC had a population of 1.54k people with a median age of 46.3 and a median household income of $29,417. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of West Jefferson, NC grew from 1,485 to 1,539, a 3.64% increase and its median household income grew from $25,446 to $29,417, a 15.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Jefferson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.96%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.12%), Other (Hispanic) (2.73%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%). 0% of the households in West Jefferson, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.8% of the residents in West Jefferson, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in West Jefferson, NC was $156,700, and the homeownership rate was 42.5%. Most people in West Jefferson, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in West Jefferson, NC was 2 cars per household.