West Lafayette, OH 43845 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 43845: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Lafayette, OH 43845

Acceptable Alternative
W Lafayette, OH 43845

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 90
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,939
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
  • County: Coshocton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.27, Longitude -81.736
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Lafayette, OH 43845 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,732
Population in Households 4,619
Population in Familes 3,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,929
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,454 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $87,634
Average Home Value $109,818


Median Household Income $44,687
Average Household Income $51,785
Per Capita Income $21,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.11%
Households 0.09% -0.02%
Families -0.12% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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 Lafayette, OH 43845 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 43845 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 # 553 53rd
Population Density1 # 631 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1071 8th
Median Household Income # 731 38th
Per Capita Income # 813 30th

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