Lima, Ohio Population 2022

34,941
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Lima is a city located in Allen County and Auglaize County Ohio. It is also the county seat of Allen County. With a 2020 population of 34,941, it is the 43rd largest city in Ohio and the 1295th largest city in the United States. Lima is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -5.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,908 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Lima has a population density of 2,581 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lima is $45,261 with a poverty rate of 24.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lima is 33.4 years, 31.2 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Lima Demographics

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

  • White: 64.32%
  • Black or African American: 25.22%
  • Two or more races: 8.32%
  • Other race: 1.90%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lima, Ohio is 34,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,908.

Lima, Ohio Population 2022

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

Lima Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Lima Population by Race

Lima Population Pyramid 2022

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Lima Median Age

33.5


Total

31.2


Male

36.5


Female

Lima Adults

There are 27,723 adults, (5,029 of whom are seniors) in Lima.

Lima Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lima Sex Ratio

Female

17,757

48.11%

Male

19,151

51.89%

Lima Population by Age

Lima Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lima Household Types

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lima Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Lima Households by Type

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Lima Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 92.86%.

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,328

Average Earnings

$30,990

Average Male

$24,476

Average Female

Lima Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lima Language by Age

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Lima Language

95.96% of Lima residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Lima Language

Lima Poverty by Race

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24.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.49%

Male Poverty Rate

27.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lima

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lima is Asian, with 60.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lima is Hispanic, with 21.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.40%.

Lima Poverty

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Lima Poverty Rate by Education

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Lima Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lima Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lima Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lima Married by Age and Sex

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Lima 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.

Lima Marital Status by Race

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Lima Marital Status

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2,109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lima Veterans by War

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Lima Veterans by Age

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Lima Veterans by Race

Lima Veterans by Education

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11.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lima Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lima Employment by Age

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Lima Employment by Race

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Lima 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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77.89%

Born in Lima

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Lima residents were born in the United States, with 77.89% having been born in Ohio. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lima Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lima Population by Year