Lorain County, Ohio Population 2020

Lorain County, Ohio's estimated population is 307,622 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lorain County, Ohio is the 9th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018309,4611,8390.60%
2017307,6221,0030.33%
2016306,6191,2170.40%
2015305,4029410.31%
2014304,4611,3740.45%
2013303,0871,3950.46%
2012301,692-147-0.05%
2011301,8393650.12%
2010301,47430,34811.19%
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%

How Many People Live in Lorain County, Ohio?

307,622

Lorain County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White261,08885.12%
Black or African American26,1408.52%
Two or More Races11,2333.66%
Some Other Race3,7451.22%
Asian3,3701.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0340.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1030.03%

Lorain County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Lorain County, Ohio Median Age

41.8


Total

40.3


Male

43


Female

Lorain County, Ohio Adults

There are 237,914 adults, (53,050 of whom are seniors) in Lorain County, Ohio.

Lorain County, Ohio Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lorain County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

155,659

50.75%

Male

151,054

49.25%

Lorain County, Ohio Households and Families

Lorain County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lorain County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All71.6%28.4%
Male67.6%32.4%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female45.6%54.4%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All119,5362.4971.6
Married58,1253.187.2
Non Family39,4541.1959.7
Female15,9203.2245.6
Male6,0373.1667.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lorain County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6852.22%
9th to 12th Grade17,1158.11%
High School Graduate66,52131.53%
Some College50,28523.83%
Associates Degree21,69610.28%
Bachelors Degree31,82215.08%
Graduate Degree18,8508.93%

Lorain County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White174,954160,16245,137
Black15,99113,3041,942
Hispanic15,74911,9101,935
Multiple Races3,4132,838747
Other Race2,3041,844323
Asian2,0061,7961,163
Native American70655951
Islander4747

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 57.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,575$47,890$30,930
Less Than High School$22,973$29,209$16,590
High School Grad$31,047$39,931$22,362
Some College$35,240$44,735$29,012
Bachelors Degree$57,642$72,139$43,934
Graduate Degree$70,996$82,079$63,086

$38,575

Average Earnings

$47,890

Average Male

$30,930

Average Female

Lorain County, Ohio Language

Lorain County, Ohio Language by Age

Lorain County, Ohio Language

92.48% of Lorain County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 7.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.88% of the population.

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty

Lorain County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White235,03522,3829.52%
Black23,8578,77436.78%
Hispanic29,1667,54325.86%
Multiple10,7033,34931.29%
Other3,61686123.81%
Asian2,98054418.26%
Native98223023.42%
Islander1034846.60%

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.02%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lorain County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is Islander, with 46.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lorain County, Ohio is White, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.43%
High School12.17%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.12%
Male Unemployed28.39%
Female Employed8.52%
Male Employed3.96%

Lorain County, Ohio Income

Lorain County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,965$74,676
Families$71,466$87,347
Married Families$85,292$102,784
Non Families$32,463$45,312

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Lorain County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Lorain County, Ohio Veterans

20,229

Number of Veterans

18,564

Male Veterans

1,665

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,221
First Gulf War3,623
Second Gulf War2,318
Korea1,807
World War II835
Name Veterans % of Total
White18,1288.76%
Black1,5538.09%
Hispanic1,1365.87%
2 or More2484.93%
Other2107.38%
Indian435.19%
Asian250.90%
Hawaiian2226.51%

$Lorain County, Ohio Veterans by Education

6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lorain County, Ohio Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lorain County, Ohio 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

76.37%

Born in Ohio

97.06%

Native Born

2.94%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.06% of Lorain County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 76.37% having been born in Ohio. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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