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La Rue, Ohio - Basic Facts

La Rue is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of La Rue.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 40.5764 and longitude -83.3846. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of La Rue (see map) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Rue: La Rue Village, Larue.

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


Total Population 690
Population in Households 690
Population in Familes 561
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,444
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $73,969
Average Home Value $84,836


Median Household Income $37,807
Average Household Income $51,330
Per Capita Income $20,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.85% -1.34%
Households -1.75% -1.29%
Families -1.8% -1.43%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


La Rue, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Rue 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 # 766 36th
Population Density1 # 491 59th
Diversity Index2 # 373 69th
Median Household Income # 974 19th
Per Capita Income # 908 25th

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