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West Jefferson, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of West Jefferson had a population of 4,337 as of July 1, 2017. West Jefferson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Jefferson is located at latitude 39.9494 and longitude -83.3084 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Jefferson (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 912 feet.

The Village of West Jefferson (GNIS ID: 2400132) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of West Jefferson is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Jefferson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Jefferson: Hamden, Jefferson, New Hamden, New Hampton, West Jefferson Station.

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West Jefferson, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,337
Daytime Population: Workers 3,562
Daytime Population: Residents 2,307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,869
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 4,253
Population in Familes 3,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 617
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,269
Average Household Income $68,712
Per Capita Income $26,762


Total Housing Units 1,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,124 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 529 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $125,421
Average Home Value $154,582


Total Households 1,653
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,149
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% 0.2%
Households -0.04% 0.14%
Families -0.27% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

West Jefferson, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Jefferson to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 315 74th
Population Density # 951 22nd
Diversity Index # 885 28th
Median Household Income # 492 60th
Per Capita Income # 455 63rd

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