Lorain, OH

63,651 Population
23.7 square miles 2,693.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.6%
Ranked 10th Highest in OH
Population Density
2,693.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.3%
was 58.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.4%
was 2.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Percent Under 18
26.9%
was 26.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in OH
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 15.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
9.1
was 7.1
Ranked 35th Lowest in OH
Percent Living in Poverty
24.4%
was 30.1%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in OH
Median Household Income
$35,447
was $32,494
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.9
44.9
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
28,539
was 29,303
Ranked 10th Highest in OH
Median Rent
$643
was $640
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Total Building Permits
64
was 53
 
Occupied Housing Units
24,989
was 25,029
 
Homeownership Rate
55.0%
was 55.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in OH
Single Family Building Permits
64
was 53
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,205.5
was 1,237.8
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Rental Vacancy Rate
24.0%
was 27.8%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 1st 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
95.1%
was 97.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.5%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.9%
was 82.0%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
11.0%
was 11.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in OH

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