Lima is a city located in Allen County, Ohio. With a 2020 population of 36,474, it is the 36th largest city in Ohio and the 1076th largest city in the United States. Lima is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -5.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,771 in 2010. Lima reached it's highest population of 53,734 in 1970. Spanning over 14 miles, Lima has a population density of 2,694 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lima is $44,950 with a poverty rate of 26.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $641 per month, and the median house value is $66,300. The median age in Lima is 33.4 years, 31.7 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.5 males.