Lafayette, OH 45854 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45854: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lafayette, OH 45854

Acceptable Alternative
Lima, OH 45854

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.759, Longitude -83.946
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lafayette, OH 45854 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 399
Daytime Population: Workers 88
Daytime Population: Residents 210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 399
Population in Familes 346
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,511
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,802
Average Household Income $58,040
Per Capita Income $21,674


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $125,781
Average Home Value $145,732


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 115
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 -0.37% -0.3%
Households -0.36% -0.27%
Families -0.59% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Lafayette, OH 45854 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45854 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 # 1016 13th
Population Density # 269 77th
Diversity Index # 727 37th
Median Household Income # 731 37th
Per Capita Income # 886 24th

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