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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of West Jefferson is $22,499, which is lower than the state average of $23,936 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. West Jefferson median household income is $45,625, which has shrunk by 4.58% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average West Jefferson residents spend 27.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 24.1 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #180

West Jefferson, AL
22,499 USD
Alabama
23,936 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

West Jefferson, AL
38,462 USD
Alabama
27,174 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
40,750 USD
Alabama
33,320 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
29,375 USD
Alabama
22,089 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #153
West Jefferson, AL
45,625 USD
Alabama
43,511 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
59,505 USD
Alabama
60,205 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #437
West Jefferson, AL
-4.58%
Alabama
27.47%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income8.70%$18,425, see rank16.16%$12,76021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income23.37%$14,319, see rank33.73%$16,90529.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.63%$2,167, see rank1.81%$2,6322.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.57%$16,167, see rank20.55%$22,12617.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
68,333 USD
Alabama
54,724 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
66,948 USD
Alabama
71,423 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
White$46,563, see rank$49,989$56,900

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
25 to 44$45,938, see rank$47,850$58,398
45 to 64$58,125, see rank$52,048$65,027
65 or over$40,833, see rank$33,444$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over364, see rank3,828,799248,775,628
Male1184, 50.55%, see rank47.80%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2135, 73.37%, see rank64.63%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.65%0.73%
Male, Civilian2135, 73.37%, see rank63.98%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3125, 92.59%, see rank89.96%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed310, 7.41%, see rank10.04%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force249, 26.63%, see rank35.37%30.72%
Female1180, 49.45%, see rank52.20%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:292, 51.11%, see rank53.54%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces22, 1.11%, see rank0.10%0.11%
Female, Civilian290, 50.00%, see rank53.45%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed377, 85.56%, see rank89.59%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed313, 14.44%, see rank10.41%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force288, 48.89%, see rank46.46%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over204, 100%1,983,227141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone186, 91.18%, see rank85.31%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled12, 5.88%, see rank9.38%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.45%5.06%
Walked0, 0.00%, see rank1.14%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.02%1.79%
Worked at Home6, 2.94%, see rank2.69%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
West Jefferson, AL
27.8 minutes
Alabama
24.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2022,010,453143,435,233
Male1125, 61.88%, see rank52.40%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations228, 22.40%, see rank28.80%33.12%
Service Occupations217, 13.60%, see rank13.82%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations211, 8.80%, see rank15.61%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations221, 16.80%, see rank10.11%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations214, 11.20%, see rank23.27%17.94%
Female177, 38.12%, see rank47.60%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations225, 32.47%, see rank37.40%40.04%
Service Occupations219, 24.68%, see rank20.27%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations233, 42.86%, see rank34.01%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.42%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank7.37%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 West Jefferson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over202, 100%2,010,453143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining16, 7.92%, see rank1.76%1.96%
Construction13, 6.44%, see rank6.63%6.17%
Manufacturing15, 7.43%, see rank13.76%10.43%
Wholesale Trade10, 4.95%, see rank2.58%2.75%
Retail Trade13, 6.44%, see rank12.06%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities13, 6.44%, see rank5.13%4.93%
Information4, 1.98%, see rank1.73%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing14, 6.93%, see rank5.61%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
9, 4.46%, see rank9.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance42, 20.79%, see rank22.30%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
10, 4.95%, see rank8.27%9.49%
Public Administration35, 17.33%, see rank5.80%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration8, 3.96%, see rank5.24%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 West Jefferson, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Population in Poverty489.72%, see rank18.93%15.59%
Family in Poverty1712.69%, see rank14.63%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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