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People

Total Population 2,239
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 878
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,120
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,906
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,227

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,865
% Above Poverty Level 74.5%
% Below Poverty Level 25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $593
Median House Value $73,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 15.9%

West Lafayette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Coshocton
Standard Zip Codes 43845
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.275
Longitude -81.751

West Lafayette Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COSHOCTON WPC PLANT
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station COSHOCTON AGR RES STN
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station DENNISON WATER WORKS
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baltic 709 $51,000
Conesville 277 $51,406
Coshocton 11,179 $44,348
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602 JOHNSON ST
740-545-6345
Serves 489 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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