Lorain, Ohio Population 2019

Lorain, Ohio's estimated population is 64,028 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lorain, Ohio is the 10th largest city in Ohio based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2704.66 people/mi² (1044.27 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.6 years, 35.4 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 29,327 households in the city, with an average size of 2.49 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.3%, with a median rent of $674/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $84,300.

The median income for households in Lorain, Ohio is $36,139, while the mean household income is $48,886.

Lorain Oh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lorain Oh was:

  • White: 72.39%
  • Black or African American: 16.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.88%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
LatLng(41.4528, -82.1824)
Rank in State10th
StateOhio
CountyLorain County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)61.31 (23.67 mi²)
Water Area (km²)1.23 (0.47 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID3944856
Density (km²)1,044.27
Density (mi²)2,704.66
Area Code(s)440
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201864,0282500.39%
201763,778710.11%
201663,707660.10%
201563,641-118-0.19%
201463,759340.05%
201363,725-21-0.03%
201263,746-183-0.29%
201163,929-145-0.23%
201064,074-4,578-0.69%
200068,652-2,593-0.37%
199071,245-4,171-0.57%
198075,416-2,769-0.36%
197078,1859,2531.27%
196068,93217,7303.02%
195051,2027,0771.50%
194044,125-387-0.09%
193044,5127,2171.78%
192037,2958,4122.59%
191028,88312,8556.07%
190016,02811,16512.67%
18904,8630.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,134
Black or African American10,541
Two or More Races3,746
Some Other Race2,270
Asian591
American Indian and Alaska Native401
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Lorain Oh Population Pyramid 2019

Lorain Oh Median Age

37.6


Total

35.4


Male

40


Female

Lorain Oh Adults

There are 47,874 adults, (10,036 of whom are seniors) in Lorain Oh.

Lorain Oh Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain Oh Sex Ratio

Female

33,801

53.04%

Male

29,930

46.96%

Lorain Oh Households and Families

Lorain Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lorain Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All56.8%43.2%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female34.5%65.5%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,3302.4956.8
Non Family9,2931.1448.1
Married8,9783.2480.5
Female5,4993.3534.5
Male1,5603.1350.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lorain Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2265.39%
9th to 12th Grade4,96912.03%
High School Graduate15,11936.62%
Some College10,14024.56%
Associates Degree3,9139.48%
Bachelors Degree3,2017.75%
Graduate Degree1,7214.17%

Lorain Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,00621,8033,435
Hispanic9,9126,977837
Black5,8684,895519
Other Race1,301959114
Multiple Races1,082770108
Asian359284128
Native American2011366
Islander2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,092$35,887$24,930
Less Than High School$20,219$26,798$15,948
High School Grad$27,030$33,981$21,380
Some College$29,494$36,059$24,889
Bachelors Degree$42,480$55,288$37,157
Graduate Degree$62,570$67,955$57,195

$30,092

Average Earnings

$35,887

Average Male

$24,930

Average Female

Lorain Oh Language

Lorain Oh Language by Age

Lorain Oh Language

82.06% of Lorain Oh residents speak only English, while 17.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.48% of the population.

Lorain Oh Poverty

Lorain Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1215,88817.78%
Hispanic18,6305,64330.29%
Black10,4574,16539.83%
Multiple3,6841,53941.78%
Other2,24844319.71%
Asian59020134.07%
Native40114636.41%
Islander481225.00%

25.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.69%

Male Poverty Rate

27.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain Oh is Multiple, with 41.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain Oh is White, with 17.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.82%
High School21.03%
Some College15.27%
Bachelors or Greater7.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.78%
Male Unemployed43.43%
Female Employed15.47%
Male Employed5.61%

Lorain Oh Income

Lorain Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,139$48,886
Families$43,956$57,738
Married Families$67,623$77,446
Non Families$23,524$30,532

Lorain Oh Marital Status

Lorain Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lorain Oh Married by Age and Sex

Lorain Oh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lorain Oh Marital Status by Race

Lorain Oh Veterans

4,116

Number of Veterans

3,689

Male Veterans

427

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,240
First Gulf War664
Second Gulf War589
Korea332
World War II268

Lorain Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4169.34%
Hispanic8687.18%
Black4376.05%
Other17410.49%
2 or More653.88%
Hawaiian1336.11%
Indian93.23%
Asian20.49%

Lorain Oh Veterans by Education

9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain Oh Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lorain Oh Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.90%

Born in Ohio

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.03% of Lorain Oh residents were born in the United States, with 74.90% having been born in Ohio. 1.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.