Elyria, Ohio Population 2022

53,637
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Elyria is a city located in Lorain County Ohio. Elyria has a 2020 population of 53,637. It is also the county seat of Lorain County. Elyria is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,487 in 2010.

The average household income in Elyria is $55,931 with a poverty rate of 23.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $741 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. The median age in Elyria is 39.2 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Elyria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elyriawas:

  • White: 76.36%
  • Black or African American: 15.66%
  • Two or more races: 5.59%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elyria, Ohio is 53,637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 53,637.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 54,487.

Elyria, Ohio Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,037,760-5,340-0.26%
20202,043,100-5,350-0.26%
20192,048,450-5,350-0.26%
20182,053,800-3,440-0.17%
20172,057,240-3,760-0.18%
20162,061,000-3,010-0.15%
20152,064,010-3,350-0.16%
20142,067,3602600.01%
20132,067,1002,3200.11%
20122,064,780-4,210-0.20%
20112,068,990-6,490-0.31%
20102,075,4800.00%

Elyria Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,09676.36%
Black or African American8,42915.66%
Two or More Races3,0115.59%
Some Other Race5601.04%
Asian5571.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native1680.31%
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Elyria Population by Race

Elyria Population Pyramid $2022

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Elyria Median Age

39.2


Total

38.3


Male

40


Female

Elyria Adults

There are 41,576 adults, (8,271 of whom are seniors) in Elyria.

Elyria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Elyria Sex Ratio

Female

28,001

52.03%

Male

25,820

47.97%

Elyria Population by Age

Elyria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elyria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.4%64.6%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male57.1%42.9%
All59.3%40.7%
Married80.4%19.6%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elyria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,7832.3359.3
Non Family9,4401.2252.1
Married7,9263.0680.4
Female3,9763.235.4
Male1,4413.2457.1

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Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Elyria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7892.18%
9th to 12th Grade3,82610.59%
High School Graduate12,09933.47%
Some College9,60526.57%
Associates Degree4,21611.66%
Bachelors Degree3,82610.59%
Graduate Degree1,7844.94%
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Elyria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elyria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,23224,7644,501
Black5,2144,468693
Hispanic1,8921,634239
2+ Races61253336
Other Race44736659
Asian312252119
Native American12910224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.14%.

Elyria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,686$39,805$26,217
Less Than 9th Grade$19,466$27,433$16,149
High School Graduate$28,009$34,315$21,079
Some College$31,606$40,936$26,853
Bachelors Degree$48,214$56,250$45,057
Graduate Degree$63,750$70,750$60,399

$31,686

Average Earnings

$39,805

Average Male

$26,217

Average Female

Elyria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elyria Language by Age

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Elyria Language

94.52% of Elyria residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Elyria Language

Elyria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,2956,89418.00%
Black8,2513,04036.84%
Hispanic3,7561,46438.98%
Multiple2,9491,23241.78%
Other217NaN%
Asian55711420.47%
Native1612414.91%

23.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.70%

Male Poverty Rate

25.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elyria

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elyria is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.71%.

Elyria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.06%
High School17.89%
Some College15.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Elyria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.09%
Male Unemployed35.41%
Female Employed13.72%
Male Employed8.29%

Elyria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elyria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,324$55,931
Families$53,607$64,380
Married Families$71,011$81,322
Non Families$32,493$40,487
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Income by Household Type

Elyria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elyria Married by Age and Sex

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Elyria 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 45-54.

Elyria Marital Status by Race

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Elyria Marital Status

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3,594

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,299
First Gulf War688
Second Gulf War676
Korea243
World War II81

Elyria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74885
35 to 54884
55 to 64774
75+634
18 to 34417

Elyria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9378.92%
Black5618.90%
Hispanic823.67%
2+ Races816.91%
Other Race153.01%

Elyria Veterans by Race

Elyria Veterans by Education

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11.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elyria Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Elyria Employment by Age

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Elyria Employment by Race

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Elyria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.47%

Born in Elyria

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Elyria residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% 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 Asia.

Elyria Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202253,637-40-0.07%
202153,677-40-0.07%
202053,717-40-0.07%
201953,757-40-0.07%
201853,797160.03%
201753,781-84-0.16%
201653,865-52-0.10%
201553,917-161-0.30%
201454,078-37-0.07%
201354,115-47-0.09%
201254,162-160-0.29%
201154,322-165-0.30%
201054,487-1,466-0.27%
200055,953-793-0.14%
199056,746-792-0.14%
198057,5384,1110.74%
197053,4279,6452.01%
196043,78213,4753.75%
195030,3075,1871.89%
194025,120-513-0.20%
193025,6335,1592.27%
192020,4745,6493.28%
191014,8256,0345.36%
19008,7913,1804.59%
18905,6118341.62%
18804,7771,7394.63%
18703,0380.00%

Elyria Population by Year