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Plain City, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Plain City had a population of 4,473 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Plain City is located at latitude 40.1077 and longitude -83.2737 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Plain City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Plain City are located in Madison County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Union County.

The Village of Plain City (GNIS ID: 2399682) 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 Plain City is located within Township of Darby, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plain City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plain City: Darby, Darby Creek, Pleasant Valley, Westminister.

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Plain City, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,473
Population in Households 4,473
Population in Familes 3,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,845
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $63,677
Average Household Income $85,751
Per Capita Income $31,853


Total Housing Units 1,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,208 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 476 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $209,057
Average Home Value $268,895


Total Households 1,684
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,201
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 0.68% 0.75%
Households 0.55% 0.66%
Families 0.52% 0.53%
Median Household Income   5.16%
Per Capita Income   4.11%

Plain City, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plain City to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 310 75th
Population Density # 324 73rd
Diversity Index # 458 62nd
Median Household Income # 277 77th
Per Capita Income # 252 79th

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