Lorain County, Ohio Population 2018

Lorain County, Ohio's estimated population is 307,924 with a growth rate of 1.26% 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
2017307,9243,8331.26%
2016304,091-2,499-0.82%
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
White259,775
Black or African American25,839
Two or More Races10,674
Some Other Race3,915
Asian2,951
American Indian and Alaska Native803
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander134

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lorain County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lorain County, Ohio Median Age

41.2


Total

39.8


Male

42.5


Female

Lorain County, Ohio Adults

There are 234,758 adults, (49,567 of which are seniors) in Lorain County, Ohio.

Lorain County, Ohio Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

154,329

50.75%

Male

149,762

49.25%

Lorain County, Ohio Households and Families

Lorain County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lorain County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All71.3%28.7%
Male65%35%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female46.4%53.6%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lorain County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All117,6092.571.3
Married57,4453.187.3
Non Family37,9521.258.9
Female16,3913.2146.4
Male5,8213.1365

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.8%

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 Grade5,5542.67%
9th to 12th Grade16,9768.17%
High School Graduate66,92632.19%
Some College49,47823.80%
Associates Degree20,1179.68%
Bachelors Degree30,34214.60%
Graduate Degree18,4868.89%

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White173,857158,17743,822
Black15,34112,5401,897
Hispanic14,52211,0521,741
Multiple Races3,6073,049651
Other Race2,3301,727245
Asian1,7121,374870
Native American55942618
Islander462211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.82%.

Lorain County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,951$44,442$28,540
Less Than High School$21,853$26,318$16,498
High School Grad$28,857$36,839$21,174
Some College$33,212$43,154$27,138
Bachelors Degree$51,288$66,083$40,660
Graduate Degree$69,217$81,051$60,740

$35,951

Average Earnings

$44,442

Average Male

$28,540

Average Female

Lorain County, Ohio Language

Lorain County, Ohio Language by Age

Lorain County, Ohio Language

92.22% of Lorain County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 7.78% 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
White235,11723,75110.10%
Black23,2908,49636.48%
Hispanic27,7417,04225.38%
Multiple10,1702,91828.69%
Other3,85383021.54%
Asian2,59077429.88%
Native73321128.79%
Islander1345641.79%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.67%

Male Poverty Rate

16.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Islander, with 41.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is White, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.10%.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.00%
High School11.95%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.02%
Male Unemployed29.32%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed4.08%

Lorain County, Ohio Income

Lorain County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,459$69,522
Families$66,242$81,572
Married Families$80,752$96,125
Non Families$30,943$40,983

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 55To64.

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by War

21,688

Number of Veterans

20,151

Male Veterans

1,537

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,790
First Gulf War3,433
Second Gulf War2,427
Korea1,955
World War II1,271

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,759
35 to 545,087
75+4,727
55 to 644,504
18 to 341,611

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,4729.50%
Black1,6518.97%
Hispanic1,2066.72%
2 or More2825.56%
Other2026.87%
Indian548.08%
Asian210.89%
Hawaiian68.33%

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Employment Status

Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Age

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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