Basic information about the Jefferson County
The Jefferson County is located in the state of West Virginia. This county occupies 212 square miles, with 3 square miles being water areas. There are 53.498 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Jefferson County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (87.62%), followed by Black or African American (6.59%) and Two or More races (2.56%). There are 19.931 households in the county, while 70,10% of them are family households and 29,90% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Jefferson County. The most populated city is Charles Town city and the smallest town or village is Harpers Ferry town.