West, Ohio Population 2024

3,072

West is a city located in Carroll County, Columbiana County, and Stark County Ohio. West has a 2024 population of 3,072. West is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,160 in 2020.

The average household income in West is $80,460 with a poverty rate of 18.51%. The median age in West is 47.2 years: 47.5 years for males, and 47 years for females.

West Demographics

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

  • White: 91.68%
  • Two or more races: 5.76%
  • Other race: 2.56%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
34.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.78% (-88)
The current population of West, Ohio is 3,072 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,160.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,89791.68%
Two or more races1825.76%
Other race812.56%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Population by Race

West Population Pyramid 2024

West Median Age

47.2

Total

47.5

Male

47

Female

West Adults

There are 2,515 adults, (489 of whom are seniors) in West.

West Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sex Ratio

Female1,65952.5%
Male1,50147.5%

West Population by Age

West Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2052.6286.113.9
Married8452.6990.89.2
Non Family2221.31000
Female814.790100
Male573.7584.215.8

2.76

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1104.75%
Associates Degree24510.57%
Bachelors Degree1195.13%
Graduate Degree692.98%
High School Graduate96041.42%
Less Than 9th Grade642.76%
Some College75132.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0861,944188
2+ Races1511190
Other Race81810
Hispanic81810

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.01%.

West Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,250$130,278$58,527
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,910$65,208$32,468
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,750$62,375$26,694
Some College$33,462$57,214$25,265

$38,750

Average Earnings

$62,375

Average Male

$26,694

Average Female

West Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Language

90.56% of West residents speak only English, while 9.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.

West Language

West Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,89758520.19%

18.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.52%

Male Poverty Rate

19.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West

The race most likely to be in poverty in West is White, with 20.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West is White, with 20.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.98%.

West Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.42%
Less Than 9th Grade19.54%
Some College14.86%
Bachelors or Greater0%

West Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.73%
Male Employed7.97%
Female Employed4.84%
Female Unemployed0%

West Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$84,179$86,114
Households$82,917$80,460
Married Families$90,391$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,750$50,359

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

66.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Marriage

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

West Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

302

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

West Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64177
75+55
35 to 5431
65 to 7430
18 to 349

West Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White30213.41%

West Veterans by Race

West Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

West Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West 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

74.91%

Born in West

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of West residents were born in the United States, with 74.91% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,947-25-0.84%
20282,972-25-0.83%
20272,997-25-0.83%
20263,022-25-0.82%
20253,047-25-0.81%
20243,072-25-0.81%
20233,097-25-0.8%
20223,122-25-0.79%
20213,147-13-0.41%
20203,160601.94%
20193,100-26-0.83%
20183,126-25-0.79%
20173,151-28-0.88%
20163,179-28-0.87%
20153,207-30-0.93%
20143,237-13-0.4%
20133,250-21-0.64%
20123,271-26-0.79%
20113,297-12-0.36%
20103,30900%

West Population by Year