West Jefferson, OH 43162 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 43162: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Jefferson, OH 43162

Acceptable Alternative
W Jefferson, OH 43162

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,721
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Madison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.944, Longitude -83.293
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Jefferson, OH 43162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,334
Population in Households 7,241
Population in Familes 6,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 153
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,796
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,029
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,099 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 697 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $137,190
Average Home Value $193,461


Median Household Income $55,973
Average Household Income $72,431
Per Capita Income $27,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.35%
Households -0.02% 0.28%
Families -0.17% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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 Jefferson, OH 43162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 43162 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes 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 # 452 61st
Population Density1 # 642 45th
Diversity Index2 # 771 34th
Median Household Income # 303 74th
Per Capita Income # 268 77th

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