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West Union, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of West Union had a population of 3,150 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for West Union is located at latitude 38.7945 and longitude -83.5452 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Union encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Village of West Union (GNIS ID: 2400146) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of West Union is located within Township of Tiffin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Union: Adamsville, Scant.

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West Union, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Union, OH Housing Affordability Index is 169
State of Ohio Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Union, OH Wealth Index is 36
State of Ohio Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,150
Population in Households 3,010
Population in Familes 2,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density 1,113
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,889
Average Household Income $43,905
Per Capita Income $17,724
Wealth Index3 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 568 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $93,290
Housing Affordability Index2 169
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,284
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.31% -0.33%
Households -0.31% -0.31%
Families 0.15% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

West Union, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Union to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 390 68th
Population Density # 664 45th
Diversity Index # 872 29th
Median Household Income # 1186 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1179 3rd

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