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, 2016)


Total Population 8,172
Population in Households 8,168
Population in Familes 6,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,921
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 2,192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,447 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $135,920
Average Home Value $159,644


Median Household Income $49,372
Average Household Income $59,551
Per Capita Income $21,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.31%
Households 0.62% 0.43%
Families 0.41% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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 Salem, OH 44287 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44287 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 # 428 63rd
Population Density1 # 723 38th
Diversity Index2 # 809 30th
Median Household Income # 594 49th
Per Capita Income # 824 30th

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