West Jefferson employment information

IndexWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$22,499$23,936$28,555
Median household income$45,625$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,781$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$44,750$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$40,750$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$29,375$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level9.7%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Jefferson is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Jefferson is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Jefferson is 8% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Jefferson is 38% lower than the national average.

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West Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

West Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%1.3%
Manufacturing sector10.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.0%9.1%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%10.4%
Public administration24.8%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%10.4%
Education, health & social services5.6%45.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Olive CDP (Jefferson County), AL4,286$73,44337%
Pleasant Grove, AL10,230$64,27820%
Homewood, AL25,420$62,43117%
Gardendale, AL13,809$56,8526%
Sylvan Springs, AL1,671$51,7713%
West Jefferson, AL494$45,62515%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Upsala, MN494$42,25021%
Carsonville, MI494$26,87550%
Fielding, UT494$54,5832%
Radar Base, TX494$16,91768%
Arapahoe, NC494$48,39310%
West Jefferson, AL494$45,62515%
Source: The West Jefferson, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.