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Plain City, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Plain City had a population of 4,370 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Plain City is located at latitude 40.1077 and longitude -83.2737 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plain City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Plain City are located in Madison County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Union County.

The Village of Plain City (GNIS ID: 2399682) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Plain City is located within Township of Darby, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plain City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plain City: Darby, Darby Creek, Pleasant Valley, Westminister.

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Plain City, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,370
Population in Households 4,370
Population in Familes 3,745
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,802
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,647
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,143 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $200,884
Average Home Value $211,680


Median Household Income $58,360
Average Household Income $80,155
Per Capita Income $29,813
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.63%
Households 0.36% 0.56%
Families 0.34% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Plain City, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plain City to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 314 74th
Population Density1 # 338 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 461 62nd
Median Household Income # 286 77th
Per Capita Income # 235 81st

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