Lake County, Ohio Population 2021

Lake County, Ohio's estimated population is 230,243 with a growth rate of 0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Ohio is the 12th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 230,014 and has seen a growth of 0.10% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021230,243470.02%
2020230,196470.02%
2019230,149470.02%
2018230,102-57-0.02%
2017230,1596340.28%
2016229,525-311-0.14%
2015229,836-21-0.01%
2014229,857-218-0.09%
2013230,0755110.22%
2012229,564-424-0.18%
2011229,988-26-0.01%
2010230,01414,5156.74%
1990215,4992,6981.27%
1980212,80115,6017.91%
1970197,20048,50032.62%
1960148,70072,72195.71%
195075,97925,95951.90%
194050,0208,34620.03%
193041,67413,00745.37%
192028,6675,74025.04%
191022,9271,2475.75%
190021,6803,44518.89%
189018,2351,90911.69%
188016,3263912.45%
187015,9353592.30%
186015,5769226.29%
185014,6549356.82%
184013,7190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.02%
County Website
State
Founded
March 6, 1840
County Seat
2010 Population
230,014
Growth Since 2010
0.10%
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Lake County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White209,29691.02%
Black or African American9,9474.33%
Two or More Races5,3342.32%
Asian2,8381.23%
Some Other Race2,1980.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2810.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.03%
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Lake County, Ohio Population by Race

Lake County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake County, Ohio Median Age

43.8


Total

42


Male

45.5


Female

Lake County, Ohio Adults

There are 183,390 adults, (44,784 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Ohio.

Lake County, Ohio Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

117,547

51.12%

Male

112,407

48.88%

Lake County, Ohio Population by Age

Lake County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All74.2%25.8%
Male64%36%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female56.8%43.2%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All96,3612.3574.2
Married46,7893.0288.7
Non Family34,9201.261.2
Female10,2582.9756.8
Male4,394364

2.93

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Lake County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5812.16%
9th to 12th Grade9,1435.52%
High School Graduate52,66631.82%
Some College37,84122.86%
Associates Degree16,93910.23%
Bachelors Degree28,83217.42%
Graduate Degree16,5079.97%
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Lake County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White150,468140,51342,152
Black6,2235,592925
Hispanic4,9633,186486
Asian2,2641,9601,250
2+ Races2,0361,708514
Other Race1,20367881
Native American27326928
Islander1754

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.21%.

Lake County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,859$50,499$36,160
Less Than 9th Grade$27,305$31,357$20,778
High School Graduate$33,492$40,853$26,529
Some College$39,952$49,115$33,471
Bachelors Degree$55,751$69,473$47,842
Graduate Degree$72,394$82,206$63,433

$42,859

Average Earnings

$50,499

Average Male

$36,160

Average Female

Lake County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake County, Ohio Language by Age

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Lake County, Ohio Language

92.44% of Lake County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 7.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Lake County, Ohio Language

Lake County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White200,23713,7366.86%
Hispanic9,9851,98419.87%
Black9,5751,72418.01%
Multiple5,24189016.98%
Other2,19244120.12%
Asian2,79835012.51%
Native26520.75%

8.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

8.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Ohio is Other, with 20.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Ohio is Native, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.70%.

Lake County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.97%
High School8.35%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Lake County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.07%
Female Unemployed23.63%
Female Employed4.43%
Male Employed2.76%

Lake County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,466$81,155
Families$80,053$97,297
Married Families$91,836$109,923
Non Families$39,173$49,523
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Income by Household Type

Lake County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Lake County, Ohio 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 45-54.

Lake County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Lake County, Ohio Marital Status

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14,572

Number of Veterans

13,768

Male Veterans

804

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,609
First Gulf War1,958
Second Gulf War1,872
Korea1,453
World War II586

Lake County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,340
75+3,939
35 to 542,727
55 to 642,470
18 to 341,096

Lake County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,8218.18%
Black4065.63%
Hispanic1913.12%
2+ Races1806.20%
Asian712.92%
Native American5118.15%
Other Race433.04%

Lake County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Lake County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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4.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Lake County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Lake County, Ohio 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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78.67%

Born in Lake County, Ohio

94.50%

Native Born

5.50%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.50% of Lake County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 78.67% having been born in Ohio. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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