West Lafayette, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 2,304 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 1,024  (44.4%)
Females: 1,280  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43845.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,399 (it was $29,870 in 2000)
West Lafayette:

$39,399
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,328 (it was $14,913 in 2000)

West Lafayette village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,520 (it was $60,300 in 2000)
West Lafayette:

$86,520
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $83,717; detached houses: $99,631; mobile homes: $21,480

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Lafayette: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Lafayette, OH (2010)
    • 2,28898.6%White alone
    • 140.6%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

Races in West Lafayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Lafayette, Ohio as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Lafayette is 1,139 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Lafayette by year

Type

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.9)
2
(87.8)
2
(87.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(305.0)
2
(87.8)
1
(43.9)
1
(43.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(330.0)
2
(86.1)
7
(304.0)
5
(217.9)
4
(175.7)
1
(43.9)
1
(43.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,196)
29
(1,248)
12
(521.1)
14
(610.0)
16
(702.7)
7
(307.2)
5
(218.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)74.364.645.6104.193.194.390.5

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City-data.com crime index in West Lafayette, OH

Crime rate in West Lafayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Ohio average:

2.03
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Ancestries: American (38.7%), German (22.6%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.9%), Polish (3.7%), Albanian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 807 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 3,490 people per square mile   (average).

West Lafayette, Ohio map

13 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,124 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $607 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (41.7 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (56.6 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fresno, OH (2.0 miles),
Canal Lewisville, OH (2.2 miles ),
Plainfield, OH (2.2 miles),
Coshocton, OH (2.4 miles ),
Newcomerstown, OH (2.8 miles ),
Conesville, OH (3.1 miles ),
Baltic, OH (3.5 miles ),
Kimbolton, OH (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 81.75 W

Area code: 740

Distribution of median household income in West Lafayette, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Lafayette, OH in 2017
West Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $224,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $224,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $349,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Lafayette, OH residents
Average permit cost in West Lafayette, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Ohio:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +138 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in West Lafayette, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (17.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
Most common occupations in West Lafayette, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in West Lafayette, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Lafayette, Ohio average temperatures West Lafayette, Ohio average precipitation West Lafayette, Ohio humidity West Lafayette, Ohio wind speed West Lafayette, Ohio snowfall West Lafayette, Ohio sunshine West Lafayette, Ohio clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 42.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 7.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

West Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the West Lafayette village center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from West Lafayette center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from West Lafayette center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from West Lafayette center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from West Lafayette center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from West Lafayette center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coshocton County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Lafayette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Lafayette:

  • LAFAYETTE MEADOWS FAMILY HOME (220 SOUTH KIRK STREET)
  • LAFAYETTE POINTE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (620 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • WEST LAFAYETTE CARE CTR (620 E MAIN ST)

Airports located in West Lafayette:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Lafayette:

  • Muskingum University (about 20 miles; New Concord, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 27 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • The College of Wooster (about 39 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 40 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 40 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Malone University (about 43 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)
  • Denison University (about 44 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Public high school in West Lafayette:

Public elementary/middle school in West Lafayette:

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Notable location: West Lafayette Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Lafayette include: West Lafayette Church of the Nazarene (A), Victory Center Pentecostal Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Baptist Church of West Lafayette (D), West Lafayette United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Baptist Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Madison Rayne - Professional wrestler, George Ross Kirkpatrick - Pacifist.

Coshocton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Lafayette and their reported violations in the past:

UNUSUAL SHOPPE AND JUNCTION (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Lafayette that have no violations reported:

  • RAVENS GLENN WINERY PWS (Population served: 105, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVER GREENS GOLFCOURSE SHELTER PWS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERGREEN GOLF COURSE CLUB HOUSE PWS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERGREEN GOLF PRO SHOP PWS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in West Lafayette in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in West Lafayette (2011 data):

  • THE HOME LOAN SAVINGS BANK: West Lafayette Branch at 503 W Main St, branch established on 1999/10/18. Info updated 2007/03/21: Bank assets: $160.9 mil, Deposits: $129.1 mil, headquarters in Coshocton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Lafayette Branch at 102 South Oak Street, branch established on 1958/08/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in West Lafayette:

Marital status in West Lafayette, OH
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in West Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Lafayette
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Lafayette, OH (based on Coshocton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,61934
Evangelical Protestant5,99649
Catholic1,3501
Other1492
Black Protestant471
None21,740-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Coshocton County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Coshocton County:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coshocton County:

30.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Lafayette:

56.8%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Lafayette:

58.2%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Lafayette:

16.8%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.7%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Lafayette:

35.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

63.2%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
West Lafayette:

81.1%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Lafayette, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,553$30,1270$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,735$26,9400$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,849$35,0940$0
Water Supply 1$3,598$43,1760$0
Financial Administration 1$2,787$33,4440$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$937
Firefighters 0$0 20$1,356
Totals for Government 12$31,522$31,52221$2,293

West Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $357,000 ($154.95)
    Police Protection: $279,000 ($121.09)
    Sewerage: $233,000 ($101.13)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($37.33)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($34.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($16.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($13.89)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($5.64)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($4.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($12.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $39,000 ($16.93)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($12.15)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($9.98)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.74)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $508,000 ($220.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($23.87)

West Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $310,000 ($134.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($21.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($8.68)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($5.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $353,000 ($153.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($33.85)
    General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($20.40)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $268,000 ($116.32)
    Property: $111,000 ($48.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($3.04)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.43)

West Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $940,000 ($407.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $792,000 ($343.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $148,000 ($64.24)

West Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $627,000 ($272.14)

4.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tuscarawas County, OH  0.85% ($33,368 average AGI)
from Muskingum County, OH  0.60% ($32,072)
from Holmes County, OH  0.49% ($40,284)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Lafayette:

  • WTNS (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILE (1270 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Lafayette:

  • WTNS-FM (99.3 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: COSHOCTON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W221AR (92.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: RAVEN RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOSE (91.1 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WILE-FM (97.7 FM; BYESVILLE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLM (95.3 FM; MILLERSBURG, OH; Owner: WKLM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCMJ (96.7 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: AVC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUZ (99.9 FM; UHRICHSVILLE, OH; Owner: WTUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W213AJ (90.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, ET, OH; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIK (92.1 FM; PLEASANT CITY, OH; Owner: DAVID L. WILSON)
  • WNPQ (95.9 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: TUSCARAWAS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOFN (88.7 FM; BEACH CITY, OH; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • WJER-FM (101.7 FM; DOVER, OH; Owner: WJER RADIO, INC.)
  • W208AS (89.5 FM; NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W208AT (89.5 FM; COSHOCTON, OH; Owner: OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around West Lafayette:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WHIZ-TV (Channel 18; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO TELEVISION SYSTEM)
West Lafayette fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Lafayette fatal accident list:

Oct 31, 2003 10:27 AM, Main-St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1977 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.7mTotal length
  • 27,073Total average daily traffic
  • 4,304Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,575Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 40.273389 Lon: -81.753583, Call Sign: WPIQ919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.125 MHz, 464.300 MHz, 462.100 MHz, 451.850 MHz, 463.450 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2011, Expiration Date: 02/05/2021, Certifier: Tom H Marvin, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, 517 Sachs Road, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Lat: 40.253111 Lon: -81.734833, Call Sign: WPYM642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.837 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2003, Expiration Date: 09/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Doug Davis, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17013, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • Lat: 40.283056 Lon: -81.688889, Call Sign: WQPW900, Licensee ID: L00360012,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.070 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 09/05/2022, Certifier: Patty Rausch, Registrant: Oxford, Township Of, 23021 Sr 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845, Phone: (740) 545-6832, Email:
  • Lat: 40.274861 Lon: -81.697222, Call Sign: WQQX579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.837 MHz, 456.962 MHz, 466.762 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 466.662 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: Lee Russell, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2682Z , Serial Number: 265-78, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Donis A Emslie, 22406 State Route 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3712U , Serial Number: 18255112, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis D Varian, 54077 T R 155, West Lafayette, OH 43845
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6486B , Serial Number: 29686, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Donis A Emslie, 22406 State Route 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845
  • Aircraft: EMSLIE DON PEGASUS XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1658L , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Don A Emslie, 22406 State Route 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/09/2019
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20DE , Serial Number: 51334, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): E & S Aircraft Inc, 22046 State Route 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845
  • Aircraft: EMSLIE DON SUPER FLOATER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1656L , Serial Number: 001, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Don Emslie, 22406 State Route 751, West Lafayette, OH 43845
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2009, and the least - 11 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Lafayette, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Lafayette, OH
    • 19047.9%Structure Fires
    • 14035.3%Outside Fires
    • 6516.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Lafayette, OH
Most common first names in West Lafayette, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4678.7 years
Charles4475.5 years
William4376.2 years
John3977.0 years
Robert3672.6 years
George3078.5 years
James2568.7 years
Helen2474.5 years
Harry2081.5 years
Clarence1877.4 years
Most common last names in West Lafayette, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2382.1 years
Miller1977.1 years
Wright1574.2 years
Jones1570.1 years
Patterson1371.8 years
Green1275.5 years
Wilson1274.5 years
Freetage1173.8 years
Young1175.9 years
Bradford1173.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Lafayette, OH
  • 76.9%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Lafayette, OH
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Lafayette compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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