Demographics & Rankings

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Simple Demographics

Population: 61,094
Size: 35 square miles
Households: 22,910
Average Household Income: $107,443


Rankings & Awards

Best Places to Live in America

West Chester Township has been named five times to CNN/Money Magazine’s list of America’s Best 100 Places to Live - 2005, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

All-America City

West Chester Township was named a finalist in the National Civic League 2010 All-America City recognizing communities in the engagement of their residents and corporate stakeholders.

State of Ohio –Auditor’s Award with Distinction

Awarded to communities that file timely financial reports and receive a “clean” audit report, in addition to completing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Police Department

2015 - SWAT: First place in teams of less than 100 members; 16th place overall in SWAT Round-Up International

2014 - SWAT: First place overall in Southwest Ohio SWAT Challenge

2014 - Canine Unit: USPCA Field Trials Officer Obermeyer/Blek 12th place overall; Officer Lovell/Canto 11th place overall and 2nd place in article searches

2014 - Canine Unit: Officer Lovell/Canto earned "catch of the quarter" for narcotics through USPCA

Integrated Multimedia & Marketing

Philo Awards for Video Production - Regional

2014 - West Chester Board of Trustees Meeting for Government Meetings; Lakota West vs. Pickerington Central Playoff  for Sports Coverage; Mill Creek Cleanup for Public Service Announcement; Stranger Danger for Instructional Programming; Stranger Danger for Children’s Programming. he Alliance for Community Video on both a national and regional scale for excellence in video production.

2015 - S.A.F.E. for a promotional video 3 minutes or shorter; “30 in 30”; Citizen Police Academy

2016 - "New Left Turn Signal" for a public service announcement video 60 seconds or shorter

Alliance for Community Video - National Awards

2015 - Stranger Danger video earned first place for its animation; Cooking Fire Safety for instructional video; S.A.F.E. for public service announcement