For population 25 years and over in West Jefferson:
For population 15 years and over in West Jefferson village:
44 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,823 (1.5%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.94 N, Longitude: 83.28 W
Area code: 614
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in West Jefferson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -270 (-5.9%).
Work and jobs in West Jefferson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Jefferson, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 88% 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 below Ohio state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from West Jefferson center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ed Smith (basketball) - Basketball player.
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Local government website: WESTJEFFERSON.SELFHOST.COM
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
98 people in nursing homes in 2000
West Jefferson compared to Ohio state average:
Banks with branches in West Jefferson (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for West Jefferson village (based on Madison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,180 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,523 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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West Jefferson fatal accident list:
Apr 15, 2005 07:10 AM, Us-40, Darby Dr, 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
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,680
Total average daily truck traffic: 360
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Jefferson)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Jefferson, OH)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Jefferson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in West Jefferson)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.