Parma, Ohio Population 2021

77,065
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Parma is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 77,065, it is the 7th largest city in Ohio and the 463rd largest city in the United States . Parma is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,601 in 2010. Parma reached it's highest population of 100,216 in 1970. Spanning over 20 miles, Parma has a population density of 3,850 people per square mile.

The average household income in Parma is $67,402 with a poverty rate of 9.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $115,500. The median age in Parma is 42 years, 39.7 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Parma Demographics

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

  • White: 90.18%
  • Black or African American: 3.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Parma, Ohio is 77,065 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 78,622.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 81,601.

Parma, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,32390.18%
Black or African American2,8513.60%
Two or More Races2,2512.85%
Asian1,5872.01%
Some Other Race8961.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1730.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.01%
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Parma Population by Race

Parma Population Pyramid $2021

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Parma Median Age

42


Total

39.7


Male

44.4


Female

Parma Adults

There are 64,286 adults, (15,018 of whom are seniors) in Parma.

Parma Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Parma Sex Ratio

Female

40,739

51.51%

Male

38,352

48.49%

Parma Population by Age

Parma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Parma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All71.7%28.3%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female54.4%45.6%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Parma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,4242.3371.7
Married14,4803.0484.8
Non Family12,5921.263.2
Female4,5222.9654.4
Male1,8302.9867.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Parma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5622.72%
9th to 12th Grade3,4205.95%
High School Graduate21,31537.10%
Some College13,09322.79%
Associates Degree5,5869.72%
Bachelors Degree8,72715.19%
Graduate Degree3,7576.54%
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Parma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White51,46847,07511,041
Hispanic2,2471,934311
Black1,8361,697233
Asian1,1841,085713
2+ Races923847260
Other Race47940324
Native American82728
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.22%.

Parma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,668$45,357$32,403
Less Than 9th Grade$26,613$31,794$21,209
High School Graduate$32,438$40,695$26,928
Some College$40,129$46,965$33,130
Bachelors Degree$49,088$55,395$43,967
Graduate Degree$60,249$59,160$60,983

$39,668

Average Earnings

$45,357

Average Male

$32,403

Average Female

Parma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parma Language by Age

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Parma Language

85.01% of Parma residents speak only English, while 14.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.57% of the population.

Parma Language

Parma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,5735,0807.52%
Hispanic4,43294421.30%
Black2,64266625.21%
Multiple2,24159526.55%
Other89219121.41%
Asian1,5831147.20%
Native173148.09%

9.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.42%

Male Poverty Rate

9.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parma is Multiple, with 26.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parma is Asian, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.85%.

Parma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.35%
High School7.89%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.10%

Parma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.86%
Female Unemployed16.48%
Female Employed4.96%
Male Employed3.36%

Parma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,120$67,402
Families$69,080$76,818
Married Families$79,238$87,130
Non Families$39,525$48,845
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Income by Household Type

Parma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Parma Married by Age and Sex

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Parma 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.

Parma Marital Status by Race

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Parma Marital Status

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4,507

Number of Veterans

4,236

Male Veterans

271

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,826
Second Gulf War530
Korea464
First Gulf War436
World War II216

Parma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,425
75+1,186
55 to 64830
35 to 54742
18 to 34324

Parma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3127.32%
Black1466.81%
Hispanic1414.82%
2+ Races262.20%
Other Race122.08%
Asian110.82%

Parma Veterans by Race

Parma Veterans by Education

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6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parma Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Parma Employment by Age

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Parma Employment by Race

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Parma 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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76.66%

Born in Parma

90.00%

Native Born

10.00%

Foreign Born

3.24%

Non Citizen

6.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.00% of Parma residents were born in the United States, with 76.66% having been born in Ohio. 3.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Parma Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202177,065-519-0.67%
202077,584-519-0.66%
201978,103-519-0.66%
201878,622-481-0.61%
201779,103-524-0.66%
201679,627-410-0.51%
201580,037-129-0.16%
201480,166-287-0.36%
201380,453-170-0.21%
201280,623-338-0.42%
201180,961-495-0.61%
201081,456-4,199-0.50%
200085,655-2,221-0.26%
199087,876-4,672-0.52%
198092,548-7,668-0.79%
1970100,21617,3711.92%
196082,84553,94811.11%
195028,89712,5325.85%
194016,3652,4661.65%
193013,8990.00%

Parma Population by Year