West Salem, OH 44287 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 44287: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Salem, OH 44287

Acceptable Alternative
Congress, OH 44287

Not Acceptable, USPS
Albion, OH 44287
Lattasburg, OH 44287
Pleasant Home, OH 44287

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 97
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,173
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 554
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.926, Longitude -82.053
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 44287 has segments in 3 Counties (Ashland, Medina, Wayne).

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West Salem, OH 44287 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,180
Daytime Population: Workers 1,331
Daytime Population: Residents 4,373
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,704
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 8,175
Population in Familes 6,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,113
Average Household Income $64,726
Per Capita Income $22,922


Total Housing Units 3,132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,429 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $140,474
Average Home Value $169,483


Total Households 2,896
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 2,169
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.43%
Households 0.66% 0.52%
Families 0.47% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

West Salem, OH 44287 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44287 to the other 1,163 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 428 63rd
Population Density # 708 39th
Diversity Index # 801 31st
Median Household Income # 565 52nd
Per Capita Income # 782 33rd

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