In 2018, West Jefferson, NC had a population of 1.49k people with a median age of 45.6 and a median household income of $25,446. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of West Jefferson, NC grew from 1,357 to 1,485, a 9.43% increase and its median household income declined from $26,118 to $25,446, a -2.57% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Jefferson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Other (Hispanic) (3.43%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%). 0% of the people in West Jefferson, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in West Jefferson, NC was $163,000, and the homeownership rate was 39.4%. Most people in West Jefferson, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in West Jefferson, NC was 2 cars per household.