Lafferty, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lafferty, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Lafferty Census Designated Place had a population of 298 as of July 1, 2015. Lafferty ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lafferty is located at latitude 40.1166 and longitude -81.022 in Belmont County. The formal boundaries for the Lafferty Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Belmont County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The Lafferty Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628914) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lafferty Census Designated Place is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Belmont County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lafferty population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafferty: Laferty, Laffertys, Oakdale.

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Lafferty, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 298
Population in Households 297
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $146,667
Average Home Value $170,047


Median Household Income $54,582
Average Household Income $59,854
Per Capita Income $24,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.13%
Households -0.14% -0.15%
Families 1.35% -0.46%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lafferty, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lafferty to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 991 18th
Population Density1 # 1105 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1104 8th
Median Household Income # 439 64th
Per Capita Income # 518 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.