Lorain County, Ohio Population 2019

Lorain County, Ohio's estimated population is 307,924 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lorain County, Ohio is the 9th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017307,9241,3340.44%
2016306,5901,2990.43%
2015305,2919780.32%
2014304,3131,4050.46%
2013302,9081,2710.42%
2012301,637-179-0.06%
2011301,8163550.12%
2010301,46130,33511.19%
1990271,126-3,783-1.38%
1980274,90918,0667.03%
1970256,84339,34318.09%
1960217,50069,33846.80%
1950148,16235,77231.83%
1940112,3903,1842.92%
1930109,20618,59420.52%
192090,61214,57519.17%
191076,03721,18038.61%
190054,85714,56236.14%
189040,2954,76913.42%
188035,5265,21817.22%
187030,3085641.90%
186029,7443,65814.02%
185026,0867,61941.26%
184018,46712,771224.21%
18305,6960.00%

Lorain County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White260,322
Black or African American25,708
Two or More Races11,506
Some Other Race3,729
Asian3,095
American Indian and Alaska Native932
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander113

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lorain County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lorain County, Ohio Median Age

41.5


Total

40.1


Male

42.7


Female

Lorain County, Ohio Adults

There are 236,268 adults, (51,341 of whom are seniors) in Lorain County, Ohio.

Lorain County, Ohio Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

154,986

50.75%

Male

150,419

49.25%

Lorain County, Ohio Households and Families

Lorain County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lorain County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All71.4%28.6%
Male65.2%34.8%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female45.2%54.8%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lorain County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All118,5942.571.4
Married57,9323.0987.4
Non Family38,4421.259.3
Female16,1953.2245.2
Male6,0253.0965.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lorain County, Ohio Households

Lorain County, Ohio Education

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2162.49%
9th to 12th Grade16,6857.97%
High School Graduate67,31732.16%
Some College49,91823.85%
Associates Degree20,5749.83%
Bachelors Degree31,13014.87%
Graduate Degree18,5038.84%

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White174,383159,19544,308
Black15,55013,1151,991
Hispanic15,17211,4121,782
Multiple Races3,7153,120706
Other Race2,1981,706276
Asian1,7851,5371,041
Native American62347230
Islander4822

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.32%.

Lorain County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,865$45,459$30,013
Less Than High School$21,828$28,274$15,036
High School Grad$29,997$36,865$21,570
Some College$34,364$44,198$28,085
Bachelors Degree$53,430$70,224$42,338
Graduate Degree$68,953$81,028$61,460

$36,865

Average Earnings

$45,459

Average Male

$30,013

Average Female

Lorain County, Ohio Language

Lorain County, Ohio Language by Age

Lorain County, Ohio Language

92.32% of Lorain County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 7.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.99% of the population.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White235,16723,1179.83%
Black23,3578,06934.55%
Hispanic28,4597,35325.84%
Multiple11,0003,19929.08%
Other3,59875320.93%
Asian2,76257020.64%
Native88620022.57%
Islander1137768.14%

13.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.62%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Islander, with 68.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is White, with 9.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.85%.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.65%
High School11.92%
Some College9.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.88%

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.47%
Male Unemployed26.85%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed3.91%

Lorain County, Ohio Income

Lorain County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,987$71,808
Families$68,445$84,092
Married Families$82,693$98,967
Non Families$31,543$42,900

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Lorain County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by War

21,114

Number of Veterans

19,398

Male Veterans

1,716

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,321
First Gulf War3,718
Second Gulf War2,478
Korea1,894
World War II1,053

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,573
35 to 545,245
75+4,716
55 to 644,035
18 to 341,545

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,9949.22%
Black1,5978.59%
Hispanic1,1956.40%
2 or More2484.55%
Other2037.26%
Indian385.24%
Asian210.84%
Hawaiian1316.25%

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Employment Status

Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lorain County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lorain6409963730-369-0.58%
Elyria5453953715-824-1.51%
North Ridgeville2946632983351711.94%
Avon Lake225812365910784.77%
Avon211912280516147.62%
Amherst1200412078740.62%
Vermilion 1058610409-177-1.67%
Sheffield Lake91379004-133-1.46%
Oberlin82868331450.54%
Grafton66366223-413-6.22%
Wellington48074866591.23%
Sheffield398340891062.66%
LaGrange21032146432.04%
South Amherst17051693-12-0.70%
Kin243242-1-0.41%
Rochester182181-1-0.55%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990