West Lafayette employment information

IndexWest LafayetteOhioNational
Income per capita$18,957$26,520$28,555
Median household income$37,308$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,208$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,219$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$35,333$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$19,932$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate5.1%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level25.5%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Lafayette is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Lafayette is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Lafayette is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Lafayette is 63% higher than the national average.

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West Lafayette median earnings by income bracket

West Lafayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.6%9.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%10.3%
Public administration3.6%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%4.6%
Education, health & social services10.8%55.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Plainfield, OH169$56,6676%
Trinway, OH238$54,3452%
Stone Creek, OH171$52,3212%
Lake Buckhorn, OH622$49,0638%
Conesville, OH277$46,66713%
West Lafayette, OH2,239$37,30830%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Rock Springs, WY2,239$59,12711%
Pine Beach, NJ2,239$86,94463%
Kershaw, SC2,239$27,95148%
Marceline, MO2,239$32,66939%
Pine Ridge at Crestwood, NJ2,239$33,20138%
West Lafayette, OH2,239$37,30830%
Source: The West Lafayette, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.