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West Jefferson, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of West Jefferson had a population of 4,447 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.9448 and longitude -83.2688 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Jefferson 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Jefferson, OH Housing Affordability Index is 213
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Jefferson, OH Wealth Index is 64
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,447
Population in Households 4,367
Population in Familes 3,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density 591
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,951
Average Household Income $64,709
Per Capita Income $24,969
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,218 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $122,929
Housing Affordability Index2 213
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,706
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,184
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% 0.36%
Households 0.29% 0.35%
Families 0.1% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 2019 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 # 310 75th
Population Density # 969 20th
Diversity Index # 853 30th
Median Household Income # 680 44th
Per Capita Income # 759 38th

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