Lima, Ohio Population 2022

35,945
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Lima is a city located in Allen County and Auglaize County Ohio. Lima has a 2020 population of 35,945. It is also the county seat of Allen County. Lima is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -6.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,578 in 2010.

The average household income in Lima is $45,261 with a poverty rate of 24.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $66,600. 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: 64.84%
  • Black or African American: 25.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.82%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lima, Ohio is 35,945 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,945.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,578.

Lima, Ohio Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021101,603-374-0.37%
2020101,977-374-0.37%
2019102,351-374-0.37%
2018102,725-368-0.36%
2017103,093-520-0.50%
2016103,613-482-0.47%
2015104,095-753-0.72%
2014104,848-207-0.20%
2013105,055-189-0.18%
2012105,244-744-0.71%
2011105,988-370-0.35%
2010106,3580.00%

Lima Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,06564.84%
Black or African American9,43325.41%
Two or More Races2,5326.82%
Some Other Race6801.83%
Asian2850.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native1220.33%
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Lima Population by Race

Lima Population Pyramid $2022

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Lima Median Age

33.4


Total

31.2


Male

36.3


Female

Lima Adults

There are 27,875 adults, (4,765 of whom are seniors) in Lima.

Lima Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Lima Sex Ratio

Female

17,852

48.10%

Male

19,265

51.90%

Lima Population by Age

Lima Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lima Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female28.7%71.3%
Male43.6%56.4%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
All47.3%52.7%
Married68.3%31.7%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lima Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5622.3647.3
Non Family6,4181.2543.9
Married4,1073.1268.3
Female3,2913.3928.7
Male7463.1843.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Lima Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7083.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,61811.14%
High School Graduate9,77141.59%
Some College5,42823.11%
Associates Degree2,2359.51%
Bachelors Degree1,8948.06%
Graduate Degree8373.56%
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Lima Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,73513,8131,988
Black6,0645,009420
Hispanic815632156
2+ Races64850441
Other Race31313334
Asian21019494
Native American909032

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 asian people with a rate of 44.76%.

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,643$33,308$24,547
Less Than 9th Grade$22,971$24,652$17,132
High School Graduate$26,807$31,802$20,701
Some College$29,880$38,823$24,184
Bachelors Degree$38,983$45,030$38,216
Graduate Degree$54,677$51,442$59,625

$29,643

Average Earnings

$33,308

Average Male

$24,547

Average Female

Lima Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lima Language by Age

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Lima Language

95.40% of Lima residents speak only English, while 4.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Lima Language

Lima Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4224,26119.89%
Black8,6672,87533.17%
Multiple2,45084034.29%
Hispanic1,58236723.20%
Other187NaN%
Asian2853813.33%
Native1142521.93%

24.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.36%

Male Poverty Rate

27.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lima

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lima is Multiple, with 34.29% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.26%.

Lima Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.69%
High School23.01%
Some College16.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%

Lima Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.36%
Male Unemployed45.32%
Female Employed17.84%
Male Employed7.10%

Lima Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lima Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,799$45,261
Families$43,357$52,135
Married Families$63,660-
Non Families$25,476$32,532
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Income by Household Type

Lima Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.0%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

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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2,127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam678
First Gulf War347
Second Gulf War317
World War II116
Korea103

Lima Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54578
55 to 64444
65 to 74436
75+431
18 to 34238

Lima Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6108.46%
Black4586.52%
2+ Races353.17%
Hispanic171.55%
Native American1516.67%
Other Race92.28%

Lima Veterans by Race

Lima Veterans by Education

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10.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lima Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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77.75%

Born in Lima

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Lima residents were born in the United States, with 77.75% having been born in Ohio. 0.94% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202235,945-238-0.66%
202136,183-238-0.65%
202036,421-238-0.65%
201936,659-238-0.65%
201836,897-218-0.59%
201737,115-200-0.54%
201637,315-195-0.52%
201537,510-388-1.02%
201437,898-107-0.28%
201338,005-99-0.26%
201238,104-274-0.71%
201138,378-200-0.52%
201038,578-1,503-0.38%
200040,081-5,468-1.27%
199045,549-2,278-0.49%
198047,827-5,907-1.16%
197053,7342,6970.52%
196051,0377910.16%
195050,2465,5351.17%
194044,7112,4240.56%
193042,2879610.23%
192041,32610,8183.08%
191030,5088,7853.45%
190021,7235,7423.12%
189015,9818,4147.76%
18807,5673,0675.33%
18704,5000.00%

Lima Population by Year