In 2017, West Jefferson, NC had a population of 1.36k people with a median age of 47.1 and a median household income of $26,118. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of West Jefferson, NC declined from 1,473 to 1,357, a -7.88% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,531 to $26,118, a 6.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Jefferson, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.27%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.95%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.21%), and White (Hispanic) (1.62%). N/A% of the people in West Jefferson, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in West Jefferson, NC is $152,500, and the homeownership rate is 42.8%. Most people in West Jefferson, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in West Jefferson, NC is 2 cars per household.