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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,900$24,736$29,829
Median household income$0$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,929$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$52,917$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$32,679$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.3%18.4%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Jefferson is 30% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Jefferson is 100% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Jefferson is 4% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Jefferson is 26% lower than the national average

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      West Jefferson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.2%4.2%
      Manufacturing sector2.8%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%11.1%
      Public administration6.9%6.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.8%20.8%
      Education, health & social services18.1%18.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Edgewater, AL832$122,984122.3%
      Homewood, AL25,170$84,41852.6%
      Mount Olive, AL4,052$76,25037.8%
      Gardendale, AL14,021$75,17035.9%
      Sylvan Springs, AL1,832$70,85228.1%
      West Jefferson, AL462$0100.0%

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      Grimes, CA462$33,89738.7%
      Coaldale, CO462$0100.0%
      Deer Trail, CO462$64,51916.6%
      Smithville, GA462$32,55441.2%
      Emerson, IA462$53,7502.8%
      West Jefferson, AL462$0100.0%
      Source: The West Jefferson, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).