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About Jefferson County

Jefferson is a county in the West Virginia State. It has a population of 56,922 and a population density of 272, which is 66% above the national average.


Jefferson County has a median home value of $351,742. The average rent of $1,476 is 28% above the national average rent. The average household income in Jefferson County is $82,551 , which is 21% above the national average of household income.

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$365,447Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,183Median Rent
$1,500 National
3 /10 - 8 /10
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Jefferson County's population is made up of 52% married, 30% single, 12% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 39%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 24%. Homeowners make up 80% of the population in Jefferson County.

58,043Population
327,000,000 National
272Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
41 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Jefferson County is $42,359. The Median Household Income is $93,744

$42,359Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$93,744Median Household Income
$68,703 National
9% Poverty Rate
$10 National
5% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Jefferson County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$365,447Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,183Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
20%
Home Owners
80%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
3 /10 - 8 /10
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Top Schools in Jefferson County

Jefferson County Schools School District
8
/10
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652 Shipley School Road, Harpers Ferry, WV, 25425
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447
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18
Student Teacher Ratio
Jefferson County Schools School District
8
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662 South Church Street, Shepherdstown, WV, 25443
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414
Enrollment
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Jefferson County Schools School District
6
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75 Caspian Way, Shenandoah Junction, WV, 25442
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469
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Jefferson County Schools School District
6
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6996 Charles Town Road, Kearneysville, WV, 25430
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285
Enrollment
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Student Teacher Ratio
Jefferson County Schools School District
5
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4599 Summit Point Road, Charles Town, WV, 25414
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477
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17
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

Shepherdstown crime index is 74 which is lower than the national average.

74
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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