West Jefferson, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 4,431 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 2,067  (46.7%)
Females: 2,364  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 43162.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,705 (it was $41,949 in 2000)
West Jefferson:

$63,705
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,606 (it was $20,425 in 2000)

West Jefferson village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $141,340 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
West Jefferson:

$141,340
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $159,744; detached houses: $159,188

Median gross rent in 2019: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Jefferson: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
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  • Races in West Jefferson, OH (2019)
    • 4,17095.3%White alone
    • 1032.4%Hispanic
    • 811.9%Two or more races

Races in West Jefferson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in West Jefferson, Ohio as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Jefferson is 614 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in West Jefferson by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.3)
1
(23.5)
2
(47.0)
2
(47.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
2
(47.4)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(139.8)
3
(70.5)
1
(23.5)
2
(47.0)
6
(142.0)
4
(94.9)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.6)
2
(46.0)
2
(45.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
29
(675.7)
33
(775.7)
30
(705.6)
37
(869.6)
23
(544.4)
19
(450.6)
15
(357.8)
29
(684.1)
8
(186.7)
14
(326.3)
5
(115.0)
2
(45.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(2,982)
116
(2,727)
87
(2,046)
98
(2,303)
76
(1,799)
82
(1,945)
79
(1,885)
80
(1,887)
85
(1,984)
84
(1,958)
51
(1,173)
48
(1,097)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(163.1)
6
(141.0)
6
(141.1)
4
(94.0)
1
(23.7)
5
(118.6)
9
(214.7)
1
(23.6)
3
(70.0)
3
(69.9)
2
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.7)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index226.2207.6184.9207.5166.4199.4129.5130.0112.0123.067.974.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Jefferson, OH

Crime rate in West Jefferson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Ohio average:

1.14
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Ancestries: American (27.6%), German (15.4%), English (12.8%), Irish (8.4%), Ukrainian (3.7%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1990

Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,336 people per square mile   (low).

West Jefferson, Ohio map

76 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,546 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,675 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (15.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Darby, OH (1.6 miles ),
New Rome, OH (2.7 miles),
Lincoln Village, OH (2.8 miles ),
Darbydale, OH (2.8 miles ),
Plumwood, OH (2.9 miles ),
Hilliard, OH (3.1 miles ),
London, OH (3.1 miles ),
Urbancrest, OH (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.94 N, Longitude: 83.28 W

Area code: 614

Distribution of median household income in West Jefferson, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Jefferson, OH in 2019
West Jefferson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $40,600
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2019: 27 buildings, average cost: $330,600
Number of permits per 10,000 West Jefferson, OH residents
Average permit cost in West Jefferson, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

5.2%
Most common industries in West Jefferson, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common occupations in West Jefferson, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in West Jefferson, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Jefferson, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.98. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0364. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0364
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.39
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the West Jefferson village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from West Jefferson center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from West Jefferson center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 319.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 267.7 miles away from West Jefferson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Jefferson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Jefferson:

  • ARBORS WEST (375 WEST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Jefferson:

  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • STAY AT HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • SUNRISE FAMILY HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • KEYCARE NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HILLIARD, OH)
  • DAVITA - COLUMBUS WEST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; COLUMBUS, OH)
  • LAURELS OF HILLIARD THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILLIARD, OH)

Amtrak station near West Jefferson:

  • 15 miles: COLUMBUS (111 EAST TOWN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Jefferson:

  • Ohio State University-Main Campus (about 15 miles; Columbus, OH; Full-time enrollment: 50,395)
  • Franklin University (about 16 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,736)
  • Columbus State Community College (about 16 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 24,488)
  • DeVry University-Ohio (about 18 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,896)
  • Capital University (about 18 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 19 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Otterbein University (about 22 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)

Public high school in West Jefferson:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Jefferson:

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Library in West Jefferson:

  • HURT/BATTELLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY/WEST JEFFERSON (Operating income: $429,490; Location: 270 LILLY CHAPEL RD.; 51,782 books; 672 audio materials; 4,016 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Jefferson: West Jefferson Public Library (A), Jefferson Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Jefferson include: West Jefferson United Methodist Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in West Jefferson: Westwood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Above It All Balloons (2545 Olmstead Road), Bair Brothers Shows (Arcades & Amusements; 1016 London Rd).

Birthplace of: Ed Smith (basketball) - Basketball player.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Jefferson and their reported violations in the past:

S S SIMON AND JUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH PWS (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NATIONAL ROAD GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Jefferson that have no violations reported:

  • LIFE IN CHRIST FELLOWSHIP PWS (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in West Jefferson (2011 data):

  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: West Jefferson Branch at One East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: West Jefferson Branch at 41 East Main Street, branch established on 1954/08/18. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

For population 15 years and over in West Jefferson:

Marital status in West Jefferson, OH
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in West Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Jefferson
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Jefferson, OH (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,90747
Mainline Protestant4,32319
Catholic2,5002
Other2,0134
Black Protestant251
None29,667-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Madison County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Madison County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Madison County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

9.6%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

14.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Jefferson:

50.3%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Jefferson:

46.5%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
West Jefferson:

29.2
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Jefferson:

21.0%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Jefferson:

12.7%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Jefferson:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
West Jefferson:

57.2%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Jefferson, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$79,348$50,1150$0
Water Supply 5$22,774$54,6580$0
Streets and Highways 4$17,107$51,3210$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,437$67,3110$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,902$53,4123$7,825
Financial Administration 2$10,162$60,9720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,828$33,9361$3,486
Police - Other 1$3,980$47,7601$2,962
Judicial and Legal 0$0 12$12,109
Totals for Government 38$167,538$52,90717$26,382

West Jefferson government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,398,000 ($766.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $770,000 ($173.78)
    General Public Buildings: $752,000 ($169.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $630,000 ($142.18)
    Sewerage: $601,000 ($135.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $586,000 ($132.25)
    Regular Highways: $475,000 ($107.20)
    Water Utilities: $347,000 ($78.31)
    Central Staff Services: $329,000 ($74.25)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($53.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($28.21)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($20.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($8.80)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $321,000 ($72.44)
    General - Other: $94,000 ($21.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $259,000 ($58.45)
    General - Other: $51,000 ($11.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $452,000 ($102.01)

West Jefferson government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,001,000 ($225.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $609,000 ($137.44)
    Other: $34,000 ($7.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $595,000 ($134.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000 ($22.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($17.15)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $562,000 ($126.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $223,000 ($50.33)
    General Local Government Support: $75,000 ($16.93)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,398,000 ($766.87)
    Other License: $102,000 ($23.02)
    Property: $87,000 ($19.63)

West Jefferson government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,025,000 ($231.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $945,000 ($213.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000 ($18.05)

West Jefferson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,495,000 ($337.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,260,000 ($1187.09)

7.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, OH  3.87% ($52,313 average AGI)
from Union County, OH  0.46% ($51,082)
from Clark County, OH  0.41% ($32,578)


7.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, OH  3.33% ($46,932 average AGI)
to Clark County, OH  0.67% ($40,651)
to Union County, OH  0.50% ($60,177)
Businesses in West Jefferson, OH
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Subway1
FedEx1Tim Hortons1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Jefferson:

  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WMNI (920 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCOL (1230 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVKO (1580 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Jefferson:

  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJYD (106.3 FM; LONDON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
  • WFJX (105.7 FM; HILLIARD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKX (107.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WWCD (101.1 FM; GROVE CITY, OH; Owner: FUN WITH RADIO, LLC)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W272AT (102.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Jefferson:

  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W23BZ (Channel 23; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • W43BZ (Channel 43; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WCPX-LP (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
West Jefferson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

West Jefferson fatal accident list:

Jun 19, 2013 11:42 AM, Sr-29, I-70, Lat: 39.959964, Lon: -83.346633, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 2005 07:10 AM, Us-40, Darby Dr, Lat: 39.947390, Lon: -83.236450, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 1995 06:06 PM, W Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1978 09:09 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.9mTotal length
  • $24,000Total costs
  • 388,488Total average daily traffic
  • 109,594Total average daily truck traffic
  • 305,570Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Jefferson, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11940-1949
  • 131960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Jefferson, OH

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2007, and the least - 26 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in West Jefferson, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (31.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Jefferson, OH
    • 25841.7%Structure Fires
    • 19531.5%Outside Fires
    • 15925.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Jefferson, OH
Most common first names in West Jefferson, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5769.0 years
Mary4979.8 years
Charles4672.0 years
James4570.2 years
William4569.8 years
John4272.4 years
George3274.2 years
Ruth2582.2 years
Betty2172.5 years
Dorothy2180.6 years
Most common last names in West Jefferson, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2280.6 years
Campbell1565.9 years
Smith1568.6 years
Thomas1569.2 years
Morris1472.7 years
Martin1273.8 years
Brown1078.1 years
Davis1076.0 years
Murray1074.2 years
Harbage1080.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Jefferson, OH
  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Jefferson, OH
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity


West Jefferson compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Emmett Mark Tackett (3)
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  • Carl Eby (1)
  • Russell R. Greene (1)
  • Ralph L. Parsons, Iii (1)
  • Ralph L. Parsons, Jr. (1)
  • Robert L. Wilson (1)
  • Sara R. Wright (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2022.