West Lafayette, Ohio Population 2022

2,437
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West Lafayette is a city located in Coshocton County Ohio. With a 2020 population of 2,437, it is the 420th largest city in Ohio and the 9887th largest city in the United States. West Lafayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually but its population has decreased by -5.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,571 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, West Lafayette has a population density of 2,827 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Lafayette is $45,474 with a poverty rate of 37.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. 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: 99.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • 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 2,437 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,571.

West Lafayette, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Lafayette Population by Race

West Lafayette Population Pyramid 2022

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West Lafayette Median Age

38.5


Total

36.4


Male

39.4


Female

West Lafayette Adults

There are 1,903 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in West Lafayette.

West Lafayette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Lafayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,417

55.11%

Male

1,154

44.89%

West Lafayette Population by Age

West Lafayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Lafayette Household Types

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Lafayette Households and Families

3.01

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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West Lafayette Households by Type

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West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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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 8.98%.

West Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,025

Average Earnings

$27,875

Average Male

$19,545

Average Female

West Lafayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Lafayette Language by Age

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West Lafayette Language

99.00% of West Lafayette residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

West Lafayette Language

West Lafayette Poverty by Race

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37.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.22%

Male Poverty Rate

34.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Lafayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Lafayette is White, with 38.68% 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 19.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.72%.

West Lafayette Poverty

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West Lafayette Poverty Rate by Education

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West Lafayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Lafayette Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Lafayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Lafayette Marital Status by Race

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West Lafayette Marital Status

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149

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Lafayette Veterans by War

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West Lafayette Veterans by Age

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West Lafayette Veterans by Race

West Lafayette Veterans by Education

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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Lafayette Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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91.25%

Born in West Lafayette

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of West Lafayette residents were born in the United States, with 91.25% having been born in Ohio. 0.16% 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

West Lafayette Population by Year