Lorain, OH

63,736 Population
23.7 square miles 2,692.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in OH
Population Density
2,692.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.2%
was 55.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.6%
was 2.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Percent Under 18
24.4%
was 26.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in OH
Percent 65 and Over
15.0%
was 12.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.4
was 7.1
Ranked 31st Lowest in OH
Percent Living in Poverty
22.9%
was 24.4%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in OH
Median Household Income
$35,753
was $35,447
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.5
42.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
9.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
478.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,389.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
29,781
was 28,539
Ranked 10th Highest in OH
Median Rent
$650
was $643
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Total Building Permits
64
was 53
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,325
was 24,989
 
Homeownership Rate
58.0%
was 55.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH
Single Family Building Permits
64
was 53
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,258.0
was 1,205.5
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.8%
was 24.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 2nd Highest in OH
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.2
was 1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.2%
was 95.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in OH
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 97.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.0%
was 82.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.8%
was 11.0%
Ranked 10th Highest in OH

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