West Lafayette, Ohio Population 2022

2,313
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West Lafayette is a city located in Coshocton County Ohio. West Lafayette has a 2020 population of 2,313. West Lafayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,327 in 2010.

The average household income in West Lafayette is $45,474 with a poverty rate of 24.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $635 per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in West Lafayette is 40 years, 36.4 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

West Lafayette Demographics

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

  • White: 98.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Lafayette, Ohio is 2,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,313.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,327.

West Lafayette, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,27398.53%
Two or More Races281.21%
Asian60.26%
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West Lafayette Population by Race

West Lafayette Population Pyramid $2022

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West Lafayette Median Age

40


Total

36.4


Male

43.8


Female

West Lafayette Adults

There are 1,700 adults, (436 of whom are seniors) in West Lafayette.

West Lafayette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

West Lafayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,295

56.13%

Male

1,012

43.87%

West Lafayette Population by Age

West Lafayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Lafayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.3%50.7%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Married82.5%17.5%
Male100%0%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Lafayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9572.3370.8
Non Family3941.1272.6
Married3373.1682.5
Female2213.249.3
Male53.2100

3.06

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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West Lafayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade774.88%
9th to 12th Grade1298.17%
High School Graduate85954.40%
Some College26816.97%
Associates Degree915.76%
Bachelors Degree1056.65%
Graduate Degree503.17%
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West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5521,355155
Hispanic167
Asian66
2+ Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.99%.

West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,042$35,192$22,135
Less Than 9th Grade$17,212$$16,154
High School Graduate$27,042$34,890$17,404
Some College$28,036$$26,776
Bachelors Degree$40,500$48,333$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,042

Average Earnings

$35,192

Average Male

$22,135

Average Female

West Lafayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Lafayette Language by Age

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West Lafayette Language

98.97% of West Lafayette residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

West Lafayette Language

West Lafayette Poverty by Race

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24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.97%

Male Poverty Rate

24.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Lafayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Lafayette is White, with 25.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Lafayette is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.61%.

West Lafayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.23%
High School18.91%
Some College13.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

West Lafayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed9.78%
Female Employed7.75%

West Lafayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Lafayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,827$45,474
Families$49,050$54,580
Married Families$64,013-
Non Families$25,952$31,078
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Income by Household Type

West Lafayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Lafayette Married by Age and Sex

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West Lafayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West Lafayette Marital Status by Race

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West Lafayette Marital Status

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158

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War19
Korea9
World War II

West Lafayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7450
55 to 6441
35 to 5436
18 to 3422
75+9

West Lafayette Veterans by Age

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West Lafayette Veterans by Race

West Lafayette Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Lafayette Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Lafayette Employment by Age

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West Lafayette Employment by Race

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West Lafayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.65%

Born in West Lafayette

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of West Lafayette residents were born in the United States, with 86.65% having been born in Ohio. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Lafayette Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,31320.09%
20212,31120.09%
20202,30920.09%
20192,30720.09%
20182,30550.22%
20172,300-6-0.26%
20162,30620.09%
20152,30430.13%
20142,301-13-0.56%
20132,314-7-0.30%
20122,321-6-0.26%
20112,3270.00%
20102,3270.00%

West Lafayette Population by Year