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West Elkton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of West Elkton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Preble County at latitude 39.5881 and longitude -84.5598. Preble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of West Elkton, but most people and references simply refer to it as West Elkton, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for West Elkton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of West Elkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 181
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 310
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $125,962
Average Home Value $130,159


Median Household Income $53,423
Average Household Income $60,184
Per Capita Income $22,420
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.97% -1.25%
Households -1.92% -1.17%
Families 0.0% -1.5%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


West Elkton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Elkton 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 # 1103 9th
Population Density1 # 1118 7th
Diversity Index2 # 1103 9th
Median Household Income # 415 66th
Per Capita Income # 667 45th

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