La Rue, Ohio

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La Rue, Ohio

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High Points

La Rue strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy La Rue Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 17% La Rue Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of La Rue, Ohio

Comparing La Rue to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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La Rue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 47 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 43332
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.576
Longitude -83.384

La Rue Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KENTON
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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La Rue Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 775 100%
Male 382 49.3%
Female 393 50.7%
Under 18 208 26.8%
18+ 567 73.2%
65+ 141 18.2%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.01
White 769 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated La Rue Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 735
Growth -40
Growth % -5.2%

La Rue Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 25.3%
German 23.4%
English 18.5%
Irish 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Scottish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Dutch 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Welsh 1%
European 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Rue 775 $44,808
Green Camp 342 $51,250
Morral 388 $39,861
Mount Victory 600 $47,273
New Bloomington 548 $34,875
Richwood 2,156 $47,656
Ridgeway 354 $46,250
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