In 2021, Jefferson County, AL had a population of 673k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $58,330. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Jefferson County, AL grew from 658,615 to 672,550, a 2.12% increase and its median household income grew from $55,088 to $58,330, a 5.89% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%), White (Hispanic) (1.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.67%).
None of the households in Jefferson County, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Jefferson County, AL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AL are University of Alabama at Birmingham (6,323 degrees awarded in 2021), Samford University (1,756 degrees), and Jefferson State Community College (1,526 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Jefferson County, AL was $176,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.9%.
Most people in Jefferson County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AL was 2 cars per household.