Lorain County, Ohio Population 2022

Lorain County, Ohio's estimated population is 312,176 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lorain County, Ohio is the 10th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 301,478 and has seen a growth of 3.55% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18305,6960.00%
184018,46712,771224.21%
185026,0867,61941.26%
186029,7443,65814.02%
187030,3085641.90%
188035,5265,21817.22%
189040,2954,76913.42%
190054,85714,56236.14%
191076,03721,18038.61%
192090,61214,57519.17%
1930109,20618,59420.52%
1940112,3903,1842.92%
1950148,16235,77231.83%
1960217,50069,33846.80%
1970256,84339,34318.09%
1980274,90918,0667.03%
1990271,126-3,783-1.38%
2010301,47830,35211.19%
2011301,8743960.13%
2012301,712-162-0.05%
2013303,0981,3860.46%
2014304,4641,3660.45%
2015305,4179530.31%
2016306,6071,1900.39%
2017307,4418340.27%
2018309,0521,6110.52%
2019309,8337810.25%
2020310,6147810.25%
2021311,3957810.25%
2022312,1767810.25%
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Lorain County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White260,04984.12%
Black or African American25,1048.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native9780.32%
Asian3,5581.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander890.03%
Some Other Race3,7341.21%
Two or More Races15,6225.05%
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Lorain County, Ohio Population by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2022

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Lorain County, Ohio Median Age

41.9


Total

40.5


Male

43.5


Female

Lorain County, Ohio Adults

There are 241,107 adults, (56,737 of whom are seniors) in Lorain County, Ohio.

Lorain County, Ohio Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

156,993

50.78%

Male

152,141

49.22%

Lorain County, Ohio Population by Age

Lorain County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lorain County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All72.5%27.5%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female47.2%52.8%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lorain County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All121,6692.4772.5
Married57,2873.187.2
Male6,0973.3167.5
Female14,9173.3947.2
Non Family43,3681.1962.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Lorain County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5392.11%
9th to 12th Grade17,0147.93%
High School Graduate65,93030.72%
Some College49,09922.88%
Associates Degree23,69511.04%
Bachelors Degree34,34816.00%
Graduate Degree19,9959.32%
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Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,2912,0751,431
White176,245162,11547,759
Native American595521141
Other Race2,4761,867488
2+ Races6,6025,4671,220
Black15,82113,1542,133
Hispanic16,83512,5862,171
Islander8989

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 62.46%.

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,161$50,519$33,267
Less Than 9th Grade$25,375$30,114$19,497
High School Graduate$33,047$41,933$24,623
Some College$37,661$49,736$31,232
Bachelors Degree$58,900$73,834$46,047
Graduate Degree$72,400$83,755$65,505

$41,161

Average Earnings

$50,519

Average Male

$33,267

Average Female

Lorain County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lorain County, Ohio Language by Age

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Lorain County, Ohio Language

93.01% of Lorain County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Lorain County, Ohio Language

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,9758,16635.54%
Hispanic30,6798,55827.90%
Multiple15,1793,81925.16%
Asian3,31448214.54%
Native93111912.78%
Islander891011.24%
White234,62221,3089.08%
Other1,050NaN%

13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Black, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.59%
High School12.84%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.60%
Male Unemployed28.40%
Female Employed7.91%
Female Unemployed31.50%

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lorain County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,798$78,142
Families$75,655$93,204
Married Families$89,361$109,252
Non Families$33,575$47,474
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Income by Household Type

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Lorain 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.

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

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18,792

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,559
First Gulf War3,667
Vietnam6,701
Korea1,432
World War II433

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34993
35 to 544,853
55 to 643,420
65 to 745,251
75+4,275

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,6928.07%
Black1,3717.45%
Native American719.96%
Asian200.69%
Islander5258.43%
Other Race2006.77%
2+ Races3864.27%
Hispanic8203.98%

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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7.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Lorain County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Lorain 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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77.03%

Born in Lorain County, Ohio

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Lorain County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 77.03% having been born in Ohio. 1.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lorain 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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