West Elkton, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Elkton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of West Elkton had a population of 185 as of July 1, 2015. West Elkton 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 West Elkton is located at latitude 39.5881 and longitude -84.5598 in Preble County. 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. Preble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The Village of West Elkton 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.

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 185
Population in Households 185
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 317
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $135,833
Average Home Value $142,857
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,739
Average Household Income $64,129
Per Capita Income $23,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.19% -0.88%
Households -1.02% -0.85%
Families 0.34% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

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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, 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 # 1101 9th
Population Density1 # 1108 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1052 13th
Median Household Income # 367 70th
Per Capita Income # 581 52nd

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