West Unity, Ohio

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West Unity, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 15% West Unity Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% West Unity Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% West Unity Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of West Unity, Ohio

Comparing West Unity 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Working at Home 5 6
Public Transportation Use 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Rents 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Housing Recently Built 5 7

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West Unity Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 45 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Williams
Standard Zip Codes 43570
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.586
Longitude -84.435

West Unity Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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West Unity Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,790 100%
Male 874 48.8%
Female 916 51.2%
Under 18 512 28.6%
18+ 1,278 71.4%
65+ 237 13.2%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,740 97.2%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.4%
Other 16 0.9%
Mixed Race 15 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 56 3.1%

Estimated West Unity Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,803
Growth 13
Growth % 0.7%

West Unity 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
German 43.9%
US/American 12%
English 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
Irish 5.4%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 2.6%
Norwegian 2%
Swiss 1.6%
Russian 1.4%
Belgian 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
European 1%
Polish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Lebanese 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Unity 1,790 $42,455
Alvordton 305 $43,375
Archbold 4,290 $52,050
Bryan 8,333 $45,965
Fayette 1,340 $39,196
Montpelier 4,320 $41,250
Stryker 1,406 $44,453
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West Unity High Schools (2004)

Serves 359 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21

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1. Attica, Indiana 86.3   33.4% 17.3% 8.1% 23 $45,137 7% 1.6% 3,491 11.3% 45.3 0.9% 8.3
2. Montpelier, Ohio 84.6   30.1% 16.2% 6.5% 16 $41,250 8.1% 3.4% 4,320 6.2% 47.7 0.4% 5.3
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