|Male Share of the Population||51.6%|
|Female Share of the Population||48.4%|
|Employed Population 16+||477|
|Age of the Population||44|
|% of people married||48.3%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||19.3%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$38,807|
|% Above Poverty Level||69.8%|
|% Below Poverty Level||30.2%|
|Average Commute Time||19 minutes|
|% Working from Home||2.9%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||1.5%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||40.1%|
|Median Gross Rent||$516|
|Median House Value||$162,100|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||22.2%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||48 miles E of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||89 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28694|
|Phone Area Codes||336|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||JEFFERSON 2 E|
|Jan Temp||20 to 43 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||48.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||19 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||56.7 inches|
|Station||BOONE 1 SE|
|Jan Temp||20 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||51.5 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, West Jefferson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Beaver Creek (28694)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.
Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.
Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history.
ASHE COUNTY HIGH
184 CAMPUS DRIVE
Serves 987 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3
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