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Lafferty, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Lafferty Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Belmont County at latitude 40.1166 and longitude -81.022. Belmont County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal official name is the Lafferty Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lafferty, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lafferty indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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

Lafferty Census Designated Place, OH Boundary Map


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Lafferty, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 301
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 322
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $164,352


Median Household Income $45,084
Average Household Income $53,931
Per Capita Income $21,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.95% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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, 2014 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 # 988 18th
Population Density1 # 1105 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1158 4th
Median Household Income # 730 39th
Per Capita Income # 713 41st

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