Lorain County, Ohio Population 2021

Lorain County, Ohio's estimated population is 311,395 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 3.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021311,3957810.25%
2020310,6147810.25%
2019309,8337810.25%
2018309,0521,6110.52%
2017307,4418340.27%
2016306,6071,1900.39%
2015305,4179530.31%
2014304,4641,3660.45%
2013303,0981,3860.46%
2012301,712-162-0.05%
2011301,8743960.13%
2010301,47830,35211.19%
1990271,126-3,783-1.38%
1980274,90918,0667.03%
1970256,84339,34318.09%
1960217,50069,33846.80%
1950148,16235,77231.83%
1940112,3903,1842.92%
1930109,20618,59420.52%
192090,61214,57519.17%
191076,03721,18038.61%
190054,85714,56236.14%
189040,2954,76913.42%
188035,5265,21817.22%
187030,3085641.90%
186029,7443,65814.02%
185026,0867,61941.26%
184018,46712,771224.21%
18305,6960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.25%
County Website
State
Founded
April 1, 1824
County Seat
2010 Population
301,478
Growth Since 2010
3.29%
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Lorain County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White261,58085.02%
Black or African American26,2558.53%
Two or More Races11,1693.63%
Some Other Race3,8731.26%
Asian3,5781.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1170.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander980.03%
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Lorain County, Ohio Population by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Lorain County, Ohio Median Age

41.8


Total

40.4


Male

43.2


Female

Lorain County, Ohio Adults

There are 239,317 adults, (54,669 of whom are seniors) in Lorain County, Ohio.

Lorain County, Ohio Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

156,199

50.77%

Male

151,471

49.23%

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
Married87.4%12.6%
All72.3%27.7%
Male68.2%31.8%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female48.5%51.5%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lorain County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All120,2812.4872.3
Married57,6433.0987.4
Non Family40,7971.2160.7
Female15,5073.2948.5
Male6,3343.1668.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Lorain County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4862.11%
9th to 12th Grade17,4518.21%
High School Graduate65,82930.98%
Some College49,02223.07%
Associates Degree22,84810.75%
Bachelors Degree33,10615.58%
Graduate Degree19,7719.30%
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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
White175,491160,62346,830
Hispanic16,32612,3612,107
Black16,08013,5052,166
2+ Races3,5852,999755
Other Race2,5722,005430
Asian2,1611,9601,222
Native American740607108
Islander5555

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 56.55%.

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,125$49,362$31,765
Less Than 9th Grade$22,915$28,376$16,786
High School Graduate$31,471$40,702$23,208
Some College$36,767$47,895$30,270
Bachelors Degree$60,119$74,881$46,978
Graduate Degree$69,288$82,730$62,652

$40,125

Average Earnings

$49,362

Average Male

$31,765

Average Female

Lorain County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lorain County, Ohio Language by Age

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Lorain County, Ohio Language

92.82% of Lorain County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 7.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Lorain County, Ohio Language

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White234,74121,8329.30%
Black24,0558,42735.03%
Hispanic29,8337,95126.65%
Multiple10,7453,09428.79%
Other3,73282822.19%
Asian3,24756417.37%
Native1,04718217.38%
Islander984242.86%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.72%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Islander, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is White, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.25%
High School12.35%
Some College9.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.72%
Male Unemployed28.28%
Female Employed8.77%
Male Employed3.98%

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$58,427$77,113
Families$74,005$90,872
Married Families$88,146$107,084
Non Families$33,901$46,507
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Income by Household Type

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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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19,800

Number of Veterans

18,204

Male Veterans

1,596

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,179
First Gulf War3,781
Second Gulf War2,650
Korea1,655
World War II663

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,593
35 to 545,077
75+4,523
55 to 643,244
18 to 341,363

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17,6948.51%
Black1,4987.86%
Hispanic1,2076.02%
Other Race2799.06%
2+ Races2264.26%
Native American546.14%
Islander3138.75%
Asian180.61%

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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76.98%

Born in Lorain County, Ohio

97.07%

Native Born

2.93%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.07% of Lorain County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 76.98% having been born in Ohio. 1.19% 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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