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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
West Lafayette is a town in Ohio with a population of 2,272. West Lafayette is in Coshocton County. Living in West Lafayette offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in West Lafayette and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in West Lafayette are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$589
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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West Lafayette Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    44
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    87
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    44
    500
  • Theft
    219
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,348
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    51%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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