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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Limawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lima
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.