West Elkton, Ohio Population 2024

160

West Elkton is a city located in Butler County and Preble County Ohio. West Elkton has a 2024 population of 160. West Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 163 in 2020.

The average household income in West Elkton is $52,230 with a poverty rate of 46.36%. The median age in West Elkton is 29.9 years: 23.5 years for males, and 32.2 years for females.

West Elkton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Elkton was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
274.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.84% (-3)
The current population of West Elkton, Ohio is 160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 163.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White151100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

West Elkton Population by Race

West Elkton Population Pyramid 2024

West Elkton Median Age

29.9

Total

23.5

Male

32.2

Female

West Elkton Adults

There are 90 adults, (11 of whom are seniors) in West Elkton.

West Elkton Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Elkton Sex Ratio

Female6140.4%
Male9059.6%

West Elkton Population by Age

West Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All532.8581.118.9
Female214.058119
Non Family201.057525
Married103.41000
Male25.55050

3.52

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Elkton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1213.64%
Associates Degree1112.5%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree11.14%
High School Graduate4753.41%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1719.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Elkton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White88761

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 1.14%.

West Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,472$39,028$35,000
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,500$38,889$0
Some College$0$0$0

$37,500

Average Earnings

$38,889

Average Male

$0

Average Female

West Elkton Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Elkton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Elkton Language

100% of West Elkton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

West Elkton Language

West Elkton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1517046.36%

46.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

51.11%

Male Poverty Rate

39.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Elkton is White, with 46.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Elkton is White, with 46.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40%.

West Elkton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade75%
Some College32.14%
High School10.64%
Bachelors or Greater0%

West Elkton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.5%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed80.95%
Female Employed5.26%

West Elkton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Elkton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$2,499$44,536
Households$42,386$52,230
Married Families$115,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,000$45,195

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Elkton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.3%

Male Marriage Rate

23.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Elkton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Elkton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Elkton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Elkton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

West Elkton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 544
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

West Elkton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White44.44%

West Elkton Veterans by Race

West Elkton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Elkton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

85.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

26.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Elkton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Elkton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Elkton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.08%

Born in West Elkton

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of West Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 88.08% having been born in Ohio. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

West Elkton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915700%
2028157-1-0.63%
2027158-1-0.63%
202615900%
2025159-1-0.62%
2024160-1-0.62%
202316100%
2022161-1-0.62%
2021162-1-0.61%
2020163-25-13.3%
2019188-1-0.53%
201818900%
201718900%
2016189-1-0.53%
2015190-1-0.52%
2014191-3-1.55%
2013194-1-0.51%
2012195-1-0.51%
201119600%
201019600%

West Elkton Population by Year