Lorain, Ohio Population 2020

64,028

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 37.2 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

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

Lorain Oh Demographics

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

  • White: 72.28%
  • Black or African American: 17.17%
  • Two or more races: 5.19%
  • Other race: 3.78%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%

How Many People Live in Lorain, Ohio?

64,028
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 Percentage
White46,09572.28%
Black or African American10,94817.17%
Two or More Races3,3085.19%
Some Other Race2,4123.78%
Asian4730.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native4710.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.10%

Lorain Oh Population Pyramid 2020

Lorain Oh Median Age

37.2


Total

34.6


Male

39.6


Female

Lorain Oh Adults

There are 48,126 adults, (10,167 of whom are seniors) in Lorain Oh.

Lorain Oh Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain Oh Sex Ratio

Female

33,600

52.69%

Male

30,173

47.31%

Lorain Oh Households and Families

Lorain Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lorain Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All55.9%44.1%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Female34%66%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4602.4855.9
Non Family9,5201.1448.1
Married8,8283.2779.1
Female5,5733.3134
Male1,5393.1250.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lorain Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0494.93%
9th to 12th Grade5,42613.06%
High School Graduate14,72935.46%
Some College10,01024.10%
Associates Degree4,0949.86%
Bachelors Degree3,5068.44%
Graduate Degree1,7224.15%

Lorain Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,86021,6383,737
Hispanic10,2157,200794
Black6,1094,861540
Other Race1,3731,04792
Multiple Races896673156
Asian274217107
Native American2491713
Islander4747

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 39.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,300$36,741$26,825
Less Than High School$21,787$27,344$15,665
High School Grad$29,757$35,374$23,208
Some College$30,059$35,947$26,496
Bachelors Degree$43,319$53,633$39,715
Graduate Degree$66,760$71,378$65,641

$31,300

Average Earnings

$36,741

Average Male

$26,825

Average Female

Lorain Oh Language

Lorain Oh Language by Age

Lorain Oh Language

82.50% of Lorain Oh residents speak only English, while 17.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.25% of the population.

Lorain Oh Poverty

Lorain Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,9935,69629.99%
White32,5705,66817.40%
Black10,7904,64643.06%
Multiple3,2101,36142.40%
Other2,39364426.91%
Native47118038.22%
Asian47217637.29%
Islander661116.67%

25.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.68%

Male Poverty Rate

27.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain Oh is Black, with 43.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain Oh is Islander, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.62%
High School21.19%
Some College16.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.84%
Male Unemployed42.80%
Female Employed14.94%
Male Employed5.92%

Lorain Oh Income

Lorain Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,014$50,140
Families$44,627$58,921
Married Families$69,071$79,599
Non Families$24,331$32,178

Lorain Oh Marital Status

Lorain Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

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

3,942

Number of Veterans

3,464

Male Veterans

478

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,217
First Gulf War691
Second Gulf War505
Korea353
World War II153

Lorain Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2398.84%
Hispanic8156.49%
Black4155.49%
Other17910.07%
2 or More755.34%
Hawaiian2233.33%
Indian82.32%
Asian41.25%

Lorain Oh Veterans by Education

10.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain Oh Employment Status

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

10.5%

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

74.43%

Born in Ohio

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.13% of Lorain Oh residents were born in the United States, with 74.43% having been born in Ohio. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.