Lima, Ohio Population 2020

36,474

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.

Lima Oh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lima Oh was:

  • White: 65.80%
  • Black or African American: 25.34%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lima, Ohio is 36,474, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,862. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,771.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020101,851-406-0.40%
2019102,257-406-0.40%
2018102,663-406-0.40%
2017103,069-492-0.48%
2016103,561-508-0.49%
2015104,069-777-0.75%
2014104,846-201-0.19%
2013105,047-192-0.18%
2012105,239-737-0.70%
2011105,976-383-0.36%
2010106,3590.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,56665.80%
Black or African American9,46125.34%
Two or More Races2,4416.54%
Some Other Race4411.18%
Asian3020.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.33%

Lima Oh Population Pyramid 2020

Lima Oh Median Age

33.4


Total

31.7


Male

35.9


Female

Lima Oh Adults

There are 28,107 adults, (4,685 of whom are seniors) in Lima Oh.

Lima Oh Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lima Oh Sex Ratio

Female

17,570

47.06%

Male

19,765

52.94%

Lima Oh Households and Families

Lima Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lima Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
All46.2%53.8%
Male42.6%57.4%
Non Family38%62%
Female28.8%71.2%

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3962.446.2
Non Family6,2161.2638
Married4,3103.0871.5
Female3,2383.5128.8
Male6323.242.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lima Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7063.02%
9th to 12th Grade3,09213.23%
High School Graduate9,32539.90%
Some College5,13521.97%
Associates Degree2,41410.33%
Bachelors Degree1,7687.56%
Graduate Degree9333.99%

Lima Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,83613,6111,964
Black5,8934,560399
Hispanic744642174
Multiple Races63751719
Asian235223114
Other Race22314039
Native American1079631

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,630$32,367$22,967
Less Than High School$20,515$21,938$17,071
High School Grad$26,644$31,689$20,320
Some College$27,825$39,183$22,081
Bachelors Degree$35,263$39,808$34,091
Graduate Degree$53,727$53,590$54,531

$27,630

Average Earnings

$32,367

Average Male

$22,967

Average Female

Lima Oh Language

Lima Oh Language by Age

Lima Oh Language

95.86% of Lima Oh residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Lima Oh Poverty

Lima Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7714,52420.78%
Black8,7303,31938.02%
Multiple2,37772630.54%
Hispanic1,41056540.07%
Other40016040.00%
Native1204033.33%
Asian2973210.77%

26.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.03%

Male Poverty Rate

28.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lima Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lima Oh is Hispanic, with 40.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lima Oh is Asian, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.44%
High School22.40%
Some College18.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.04%
Male Unemployed45.19%
Female Employed19.79%
Male Employed9.68%

Lima Oh Income

Lima Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,172$44,950
Families$42,257$51,881
Married Families$63,091-
Non Families$23,689$32,066

Lima Oh Marital Status

Lima Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lima Oh Married by Age and Sex

Lima Oh 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 Oh Marital Status by Race

Lima Oh Veterans

2,151

Number of Veterans

2,049

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam789
First Gulf War277
Second Gulf War253
World War II120
Korea108
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6888.66%
Black4065.89%
2 or More434.14%
Hispanic212.00%
Indian109.35%
Other41.26%

$Lima Oh Veterans by Education

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lima Oh Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lima Oh Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.38%

Born in Ohio

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.56% of Lima Oh residents were born in the United States, with 78.38% having been born in Ohio. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,474-194-0.53%
201936,668-194-0.53%
201836,862-235-0.63%
201737,097-194-0.52%
201637,291-203-0.54%
201537,494-399-1.05%
201437,893-103-0.27%
201337,996-106-0.28%
201238,102-270-0.70%
201138,372-206-0.53%
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%