Lorain County Population 2017

Lorain County's estimated population is 306,365 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lorain County is the 9th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016306,3651,1520.38%
2015305,2139330.31%
2014304,2801,3730.45%
2013302,9071,2180.40%
2012301,689-226-0.07%
2011301,9154470.15%
2010301,46830,34211.19%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Lorain County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White264,56486.36%
Black or African American27,0528.83%
Two or More Races8,6232.81%
Asian3,6461.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1170.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2110.07%

Lorain County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Lorain County

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%
Sheffield Lake91379004-133-1.46%
Oberlin82868331450.54%
Grafton66366223-413-6.22%
Wellington48074866591.23%
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