Lima, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 37,149 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 19,510  (52.5%)
Females: 17,639  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45801, 45805.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,656 (it was $27,067 in 2000)
Lima:

$37,656
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,981 (it was $13,882 in 2000)

Lima city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,457 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Lima:

$82,457
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,913; detached houses: $100,553; townhouses or other attached units: $181,466; in 2-unit structures: $32,672; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,643; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,618; mobile homes: $19,054

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lima: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.5%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 46.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.6% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lima, OH (2017)
    • 24,40264.1%White alone
    • 9,91126.0%Black alone
    • 1,9555.1%Two or more races
    • 1,3473.5%Hispanic
    • 3150.8%Asian alone
    • 1530.4%American Indian alone
    • 1670.4%Other race alone

Races in Lima detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 220 registered sex offenders living in Lima, Ohio as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lima is 172 to 1.


Crime rates in Lima by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(12.7)
9
(23.3)
1
(2.6)
2
(5.3)
5
(13.4)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.6)
6
(15.5)
3
(7.9)
3
(7.8)
2
(5.2)
8
(21.2)
5
(13.4)
3
(8.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
92
(233.8)
55
(142.3)
46
(121.8)
67
(178.6)
61
(162.9)
37
(99.5)
48
(123.7)
51
(131.8)
42
(109.9)
40
(104.5)
48
(125.8)
44
(116.7)
52
(139.7)
47
(127.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
126
(320.2)
109
(282.0)
109
(288.6)
157
(418.6)
144
(384.6)
88
(236.7)
97
(250.0)
101
(261.0)
78
(204.1)
71
(185.5)
83
(217.5)
123
(326.1)
81
(217.6)
68
(184.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
230
(584.5)
205
(530.3)
195
(516.3)
272
(725.2)
259
(691.8)
208
(559.4)
258
(665.0)
308
(796.1)
243
(635.9)
239
(624.6)
214
(560.9)
181
(479.9)
137
(368.1)
122
(330.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
839
(2,132)
824
(2,132)
773
(2,047)
953
(2,541)
883
(2,359)
792
(2,130)
786
(2,026)
618
(1,597)
582
(1,523)
592
(1,547)
603
(1,580)
602
(1,596)
569
(1,529)
479
(1,296)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,687
(4,287)
1,588
(4,108)
1,681
(4,451)
1,812
(4,831)
1,484
(3,964)
1,328
(3,572)
1,357
(3,498)
1,382
(3,572)
1,255
(3,284)
1,201
(3,139)
1,474
(3,863)
1,540
(4,083)
1,334
(3,584)
1,087
(2,942)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
152
(386.3)
151
(390.6)
179
(474.0)
194
(517.2)
159
(424.7)
102
(274.3)
119
(306.7)
80
(206.8)
95
(248.6)
75
(196.0)
89
(233.3)
117
(310.2)
79
(212.3)
98
(265.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
30
(76.2)
19
(49.2)
32
(84.7)
34
(90.6)
30
(80.1)
32
(86.1)
20
(51.5)
22
(56.9)
26
(68.0)
26
(67.9)
17
(44.6)
22
(58.3)
N/A19
(51.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)777.1695.8651.8836.7768.5592.5618.4645.2549.9529.4572.4629.5544.9468.9

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City-data.com crime index in Lima, OH

Crime rate in Lima detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 100 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Ohio average:

1.15
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), American (7.7%), Irish (5.4%), English (5.0%), Italian (3.2%), African (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1932

Elevation: 875 feet

Land area: 12.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,906 people per square mile   (average).

Lima, Ohio map

458 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,212 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $818 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (57.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (200.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fort Shawnee, OH (2.1 miles ),
Elida, OH (2.3 miles ),
Cridersville, OH (2.5 miles ),
Cairo, OH (2.5 miles ),
Lafayette, OH (3.0 miles ),
Uniopolis, OH (3.1 miles ),
Beaverdam, OH (3.1 miles ),
Vaughnsville, OH (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 84.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,892 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,462 (43.4%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Distribution of median household income in Lima, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lima, OH in 2017

Property values in Lima, OH

Lima satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,300
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $41,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lima, OH residents
Average permit cost in Lima, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lima, OH
Historical housing units in Lima, OH
Most common industries in Lima, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Lima, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Lima, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lima, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.9. This is about average.

City:

62.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0372
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lima-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Lima city center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lima-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.5 miles away from Lima center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.6 miles away from Lima center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Lima center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 255.8 miles away from Lima center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 240.4 miles away from Lima center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lima topographic map

Hospitals in Lima:

  • INSTITUTE FOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 801 MEDICAL DRIVE, SUITE B)
  • LIMA MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1001 BELLEFONTAINE AVENUE)
  • MARY ANN BROWN RESIDENTIAL FAC (2450 MANDOLIN DRIVE)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL LIMA (730 W MARKET ST)
  • ST RITA'S HOSPICE (770 WEST NORTH STREET)
  • ST RITA'S MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 730 WEST MARKET STREET)

Nursing Homes in Lima:

  • ALLEN COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (3125 ADA RD)
  • BATON ROUGE MEDICAL AND REHAB CENTER OF LIMA (2440 BATON ROUGE AVENUE)
  • COLUMBIA CARE CENTER (651 COLUMBIA DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - LIMA (599 SOUTH SHAWNEE STREET)
  • LIMA CONVALESCENT HOME (1650 ALLENTOWN ROAD)
  • LIMA MANOR (750 BROWER ROAD)
  • LIMA MEMORIAL TRANSITIONAL CAR (1001 BELLEFONTAINE AVE)
  • LOST CREEK CARE CENTER (804 SOUTH MUMAUGH ROAD)
  • SHAWNEE MANOR (2535 FORT AMANDA ROAD)
  • SPRINGVIEW MANOR (883 WEST SPRING STREET)
  • ST RITA'S TRANSITIONAL CARE UN (730 WEST MARKET STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Lima:

  • KIDNEY SERVICES OF WEST CENTRAL OHIO (750 W HIGH STREET, SUITE 100)
  • LIMA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL / DIALYSIS SERVICES (1001 BELLEFONTAINE AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Lima:

  • AMERICAN NURSING CARE (311 WEST MARKET STREET, SUITE 208)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF LIMA (2262 BATON ROUGE AVENUE)
  • CONTINUED CARE INC (920 WEST MARKET STREET, SUITE 202)
  • DIVINE HOME CARE OF OHIO, LLC (892B SOUTH CABLE ROAD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF LIMA (3745 SHAWNEE ROAD, SUITE 108)
  • LIMA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (121 WEST HIGH STREET, 4TH FLOOR)
  • ST RITA'S HOME HEALTH/LVNA (959 WEST NORTH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Lima:

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Colleges/Universities in Lima:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (Full-time enrollment: 4,231; Location: 1441 N Cable Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.unoh.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • James A Rhodes State College (Full-time enrollment: 2,689; Location: 4240 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.rhodesstate.edu)
  • Ohio State University-Lima Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,016; Location: 4240 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.lima.ohio-state.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Apollo Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 335; Location: 3325 Shawnee Rd; Public; Website: www.apollocareercenter.com)
  • Ohio State Beauty Academy (Full-time enrollment: 252; Location: 1760 N. Eastown Rd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ohiostatebeauty.com)
  • Institute of Therapeutic Massage (Full-time enrollment: 97; Location: 311 E Market St, 3rd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.iotm.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lima:

  • Ohio Northern University (about 15 miles; Ada, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,474)
  • The University of Findlay (about 33 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Edison State Community College (about 41 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 51 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 51 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Tiffin University (about 56 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public high schools in Lima:

Private high schools in Lima:

  • LIMA CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 338, Location: 720 S CABLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 221, Location: 982 BROWER RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE LIMA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35, Location: 3180 W ELM ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18, Location: 801 BELLEFONTAINE AVE, Grades: 4-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lima:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lima:

  • ST CHARLES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 410, Location: 2175 W ELM ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST GERARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 1311 N MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 114, Location: 523 N WEST ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • GOLDEN BRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 60, Location: 319 W MARKET ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • LIMA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 1976 SPENCERVILLE RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Lima

Library in Lima:

  • LIMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,788,407; Location: 650 W. MARKET ST.; 347,599 books; 399 e-books; 15,590 audio materials; 19,133 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 355 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Universities/Colleges: Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lima: Lima Stadium (A), Public Square (B), Lima Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Medcorp Emergency Medical Services (D), Lima Allen County Paramedics (E), Lima Fire Department Station 3 (F), Lima Fire Department Station 4 (G), Lima Fire Department (H), Lima Fire Department Station 5 (I), Lima Fire Department Station 6 (J), Oakwood Correctional Facility (K), Allen Correctional Institution Mental Health Building (L), Lima Public Library (M), Allen County Courthouse (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lima include: Market Street Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Gerard Catholic Church (B), Saint John Catholic Church (C), Berean Baptist Church (D), Calvary United Church of Christ (E), Central Christian Church (F), Christ Episcopal Church (G), Elm Street Church of the Brethren (H), Epworth United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Berrynill Cemetery (1), Lima Cemetery (2), Luther Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Twin Lake Reservoir (A), Schoonover Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lima include: Hoover Park (1), Foundry Park (2), Collett Street Park (3), Cook Park (4), Baxter Park (5), Schoonover Park (6), Robb Park (7), Lincoln Park (8), Industry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Allen County Historical Society (Museums; 620 West Market Street) (1), Buckeye Charter Service (Tours & Charters; 1235 East Hanthorn Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn Motel (2002 Elida Rd) (1), Baymont Inn & Suites (721 North Cable Road) (2), Econo Lodge Lima (1201 Neubrecht Road) (3), Colonial Motel (1940 Elida Road) (4), Hampton Inn Lima (1933 Roschman Avenue) (5), Comfort Inn Lima (1210 Neubrecht Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Federal Bureau of Investigation (401 West North Street Suite 200) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Edward L. Feightner - Navy admiral, Al Snow - Professional wrestler, Phyllis Diller - (born 1917), comedienne, Donald Richie - Non-fiction writer, Gary Moeller - Football player and coach, Paul Shuey - Baseball player, Ann Hamilton (artist) - Contemporary artist, Ben Roethlisberger - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Mar 2, 1982), Mike Current - Football All-Star player, Bud Collins - Journalist.

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lima and their reported violations in the past:

ODOT REST AREA 1-26 SB (Population served: 1,070, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-16-2011 to SEP-21-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 1-25 NB (Population served: 1,070, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MARATHON MINI MART (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 1-27 EB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 1-28 WB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LOGAN LANDING PWS (Population served: 249, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ODOT REST AREA 1-32 WB (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ODOT REST AREA 1-31 EB (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lima that have no violations reported:

  • ODOT REST AREA 1-33 1-34 (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SMUGGLER'S COVE RV PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATERS EDGE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENDRICK WOODS METRO PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSH TRUCK CENTER OF LIMA (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIMA RESCUE MISSION/CAMP ROBERTS (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lima in 2010:

  • 2,886 people in state prisons
  • 499 people in college/university student housing
  • 279 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 208 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 113 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Lima in 2000:

  • 1,527 people in state prisons
  • 334 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 327 people in nursing homes
  • 235 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 51 people in halfway houses
  • 32 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Lima (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North West Street Branch, Shawnee Branch, Lima Mall Drive-Up Branch, Lima Main Branch, Harding Highway Branch, Cable Road Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Lima Shawnee Road Branch, Lima City Branch, Lima Cable Road, Northland Plaza Branch, Baton Rouge Retirement Office Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: Lima Eastgate Banking Center Branch, Lima Downtown Banking Center, Lima Cable Road Banking Center, Lima Shawnee Banking Center. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • The Union Bank Company: Lima Branch, Lima East Branch, Lima-Shawne Road Branch. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $586.4 mil, Deposits: $482.1 mil, headquarters in Columbus Grove, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Shawnee Branch at 2565 Shawnee Road, branch established on 2006/07/24; Allentown Branch Office at 2600 Allentown Road, branch established on 1994/01/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,053.2 mil, Deposits: $1,610.5 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • The Citizens National Bank of Bluffton: Lima Office Drive-Thru Branch at 135 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/10/01; Lima Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $589.4 mil, Deposits: $423.2 mil, headquarters in Bluffton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Harding Highway Walmart at 2400 Harding Highway, branch established on 2007/12/31. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Loan Zone Lima Branch at 2445 Elida Road, branch established on 1994/10/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The State Bank and Trust Company: Market St Branch at 930 West Market Street, branch established on 1988/12/31. Info updated 2009/01/05: Bank assets: $624.9 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Rurban Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Lima:

Marital status in Lima, OH
  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lima:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lima
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lima, OH (based on Allen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,9468
Evangelical Protestant17,30177
Mainline Protestant14,93454
Black Protestant4,3519
Other9508
Orthodox--
None50,849-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Here:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Allen County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

3.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Allen County:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lima:

20.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lima:

11.9%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lima:

55.3%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lima, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 82$383,096$56,0630$0
Firefighters 76$367,915$58,0920$0
Sewerage 45$190,827$50,8870$0
Streets and Highways 44$185,801$50,6730$0
Judicial and Legal 43$168,249$46,9539$44,932
Water Supply 40$169,946$50,9840$0
Financial Administration 26$64,746$29,8830$0
Police - Other 17$63,083$44,5293$6,023
Other Government Administration 15$89,496$71,59712$16,461
Housing and Community Development (Local) 15$70,098$56,0780$0
Natural Resources 7$26,963$46,2220$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,090$48,3605$8,149
Correction 1$4,225$50,7000$0
Fire - Other 1$3,554$42,6480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 415$1,800,089$52,05129$75,565

Lima government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $8,278,000 ($222.83)
    Regular Highways: $2,992,000 ($80.54)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($1.29)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $9,309,000 ($250.59)
    Water Utilities: $8,684,000 ($233.76)
    Police Protection: $8,390,000 ($225.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,012,000 ($188.75)
    General - Other: $5,475,000 ($147.38)
    Regular Highways: $3,700,000 ($99.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,514,000 ($94.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,919,000 ($78.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,484,000 ($66.87)
    Financial Administration: $1,535,000 ($41.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,099,000 ($29.58)
    Central Staff Services: $709,000 ($19.09)
    General Public Buildings: $258,000 ($6.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,940,000 ($52.22)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $1,037,000 ($27.91)
    Sewerage: $473,000 ($12.73)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $589,000 ($15.86)
    Sewerage: $483,000 ($13.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $460,000 ($12.38)
    Regular Highways: $313,000 ($8.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $209,000 ($5.63)
    General Public Building: $171,000 ($4.60)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($2.93)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($0.35)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,520,000 ($633.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,310,000 ($62.18)

Lima government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,256,000 ($329.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,847,000 ($76.64)
    Other: $535,000 ($14.40)
    Parking Facilities: $68,000 ($1.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($1.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,135,000 ($30.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,962,000 ($160.49)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($14.29)
    Highways: $280,000 ($7.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,468,000 ($66.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,864,000 ($50.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $291,000 ($7.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $216,000 ($5.81)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($4.09)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($0.70)
    Rents: $7,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,046,000 ($405.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,260,000 ($114.67)
    General Local Government Support: $1,136,000 ($30.58)
    Other: $827,000 ($22.26)
    Sewerage: $422,000 ($11.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $209,000 ($5.63)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $14,384,000 ($387.20)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,115,000 ($56.93)
    Property: $1,100,000 ($29.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $577,000 ($15.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $235,000 ($6.33)
    Other License: $234,000 ($6.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $48,000 ($1.29)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,000 ($0.05)
    Death and Gift: $1,000 ($0.03)

Lima government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,937,000 ($3013.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,693,000 ($2845.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,981,000 ($295.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,737,000 ($127.51)

Lima government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,050,000 ($970.42)

4.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.65% ($35,471 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.40% ($42,019)
from Hancock County, OH  0.23% ($47,000)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.63% ($37,650 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.36% ($29,438)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.36% ($33,144)
Businesses in Lima, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware2Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts3Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Applebee's2Mazda1
Arby's3McDonald's7
Ashley Furniture1Meijer1
AutoZone2Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King4New Balance3
CVS2New York & Co1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike8
Catherines1Nissan1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Office Depot1
Cinnabon 1OfficeMax1
Circle K3Old Navy1
Comfort Inn1Olive Garden1
Cracker Barrel1Pac Sun1
Curves1Panera Bread2
Dairy Queen2Papa John's Pizza1
Days Inn2Payless2
Deb1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2Pizza Hut2
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid5
Famous Footwear1Rue211
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx4Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel3
GNC4Starbucks1
GameStop2Subway8
Gap1T-Mobile1
Goodwill4T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block4Taco Bell4
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Honda1U-Haul4
Hot Topic1UPS12
Howard Johnson1Vans2
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless3
IHOP1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Waffle House1
Jones New York4Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's2
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1Wingate1
Lane Furniture4YMCA1
LensCrafters1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lima:

  • WLJM (940 AM; 0 kW; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIMA (1150 AM; 1 kW; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lima:

  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYSM (89.3 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONB (94.9 FM; ADA, OH; Owner: OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lima:

  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Lima: Joseph Kemp, William E., Jr. Metzger.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lima fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 91Number of bridges
  • 1,132ft / 345mTotal length
  • $1,422,000Total costs
  • 953,230Total average daily traffic
  • 229,394Total average daily truck traffic
  • 808,070Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lima, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 322010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lima, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lima)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 325 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lima, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 261 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lima)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lima)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$70,34977$56,982394$83,53913$34,6642$409,46088$98,6732$40,435
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$55,27016$69,49191$73,3919$25,8390$05$38,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$57,32848$48,893215$71,36325$25,7050$017$34,9512$35,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$68,4035$67,00073$78,3054$67,8000$04$76,8800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$57,3330$017$61,1971$40,0000$01$40,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Lima, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$85,19854$87,9071$31,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$69,84716$78,6411$69,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$67,52911$77,3641$31,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$95,0003$70,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$131,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lima, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lima, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 423. The highest number of fire incidents - 598 took place in 2010, and the least - 127 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lima, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.3%), and Outside Fires (40.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lima, OH
    • 3,11043.3%Structure Fires
    • 2,91640.6%Outside Fires
    • 1,12215.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 380.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lima, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lima, Ohio:

  • Travelodge, 1430 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, Ohio 45801 , Phone: (419) 227-2221, Fax: (419) 227-2221
  • Howard Johnson Lima, 1920 Roschman Ave, Lima, Ohio 45804 , Phone: (419) 222-0004, Fax: (419) 222-2176
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3600 E Bluelick Rd, Lima, Ohio 45801 , Phone: (419) 227-1792, Fax: (419) 227-3703
  • Comfort Inn, 1210 Neubrecht Rd, Lima, Ohio 45801 , Phone: (419) 228-4251, Fax: (419) 224-4465
  • Econo Lodge Of Lima, 1201 Neubrecht Rd, Lima, Ohio 45801 , Phone: (419) 222-0596, Fax: (419) 229-9235
  • Country Inn & Suites, 804 S Leonard, Lima, Ohio 45804 , Phone: (419) 999-9992, Fax: (419) 999-9993
  • Holiday Inn-Lima, 803 S Leonard Ave, Lima, Ohio 45804 , Phone: (419) 879-4000
  • Red Carpet Inn & Suites, 1231 Neubrecht Rd, Lima, Ohio 45801 , Phone: (419) 227-1101, Fax: (419) 604-4324
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lima, Ohio
Most common first names in Lima, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary83278.8 years
Robert67971.8 years
John61874.1 years
William59873.6 years
James51170.9 years
Charles44874.9 years
Helen38580.3 years
Ruth33680.9 years
Richard30071.0 years
George29774.9 years
Most common last names in Lima, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller36078.0 years
Smith31774.3 years
Jones18174.4 years
Williams16673.6 years
Brown16674.4 years
Johnson16371.6 years
Thomas13776.3 years
Davis12675.9 years
Martin10177.7 years
Thompson10075.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lima, OH
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lima, OH
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Lima compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Lima on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 51 pilots and 34 other airmen in this city.
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