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Total population: 63,776 (All urban)

Houses: 29,781 (26,325 occupied: 15,279 owner occupied, 11,046 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,240 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $130,245.

Median contract rent in 2016: $408 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $488)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $494


Median gross rent in Lorain, OH in 2016: $485

Housing units in Lorain with a mortgage: 9,558 (134 second mortgage, 673 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,721

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,231

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,208

Median monthly housing costs: $702


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Lorain, Ohio Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,200 (it was $85,700 in 2000)
Lorain:

$84,200
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,800 - $128,300
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 63,736
  • In family households: 51,458 (6,484 male householders, 9,747 female householders)
    8,478 spouses, 20,178 children (19,447 natural, 140 adopted, 591 stepchildren), 1,687 grandchildren, 1,105 brothers or sisters, 629 parents, 1,432 other relatives, 1,718 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,525 (4,885 male householders (4,328 living alone)), 5,209 female householders (4,603 living alone)), 1,431 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 753

Size of family households: 7,010 2-persons, 4,774 3-persons, 2,807 4-persons, 1,017 5-persons, 407 6-persons, 216 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,931 1-person, 1,085 2-persons, 78 3-persons.

6,396 married couples with children.
8,084 single-parent households (1,485 men, 6,599 women).

81.3% of residents of Lorain speak English at home.
15.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 2,324 (3.6%)
(24.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 92no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 2,6442 bedrooms
  • 9,9623 bedrooms
  • 2,1744 bedrooms
  • 3865+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 436no bedroom
  • 2,3321 bedroom
  • 4,4492 bedrooms
  • 2,9843 bedrooms
  • 6304 bedrooms
  • 2155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lorain in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 607no vehicle
  • 5,5681 vehicle
  • 5,4742 vehicles
  • 2,8373 vehicles
  • 5784 vehicles
  • 2155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lorain in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,428no vehicle
  • 6,6241 vehicle
  • 1,7272 vehicles
  • 1633 vehicles
  • 1044 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 921 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3233 rooms
  • 1,0984 rooms
  • 3,0685 rooms
  • 4,6866 rooms
  • 3,2017 rooms
  • 1,4358 rooms
  • 1,3769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 4361 room
  • 2782 rooms
  • 1,8053 rooms
  • 3,0524 rooms
  • 1,9165 rooms
  • 2,1036 rooms
  • 7517 rooms
  • 3518 rooms
  • 3549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lorain, OH household income distribution

  • Lorain, OH household income distribution
  • 3,535Less than $10,000
  • 2,050$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,027$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,813$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,723$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,444$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,344$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,064$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,220$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,832$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,901$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,057$100,000 to $124,999
  • 364$125,000 to $149,999
  • 499$150,000 to $199,999
  • 321$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lorain, OH

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lorain, OH
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 131$10,000 to $14,999
  • 325$15,000 to $19,999
  • 200$20,000 to $24,999
  • 287$25,000 to $29,999
  • 328$30,000 to $34,999
  • 413$35,000 to $39,999
  • 567$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,579$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,107$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,142$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,284$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,561$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,366$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,078$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,112$150,000 to $174,999
  • 537$175,000 to $199,999
  • 566$200,000 to $249,999
  • 358$250,000 to $299,999
  • 92$300,000 to $399,999
  • 46$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$500,000 to $749,999
  • 24$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 67$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lorain, OH

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lorain, OH
  • 269Less than $100
  • 843$150 to $199
  • 874$200 to $249
  • 41$250 to $299
  • 598$300 to $349
  • 118$350 to $399
  • 526$400 to $449
  • 893$450 to $499
  • 1,603$500 to $549
  • 686$550 to $599
  • 1,186$600 to $649
  • 760$650 to $699
  • 862$700 to $749
  • 673$750 to $799
  • 216$800 to $899
  • 115$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 721No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2672010 or later
  • 7282000 to 2009
  • 2361990 to 1999
  • 3351980 to 1989
  • 2861970 to 1979
  • 1,057Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Lorain commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,149
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,682
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,363
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,676
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,833
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,066
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,997
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,037
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 728
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,610
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 462
  • 90 or more minutes: 250
Lorain, OH Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.0%
Number of people working at home: 447 (1.8% of all workers)

Lorain mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 13,995 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,501 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 128 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 37 (0%)
  • Taxi: 400 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 403 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 447 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,458
 German: 2,233
 Italian: 1,466
 Polish: 1,411
 English: 1,307
 Irish: 1,149
 Hungarian: 845
 African: 747
 Slovak: 429
 Croatian: 197
 Scotch-Irish: 170
 Somali: 146
 Greek: 141
 Scottish: 125
 European: 119
 Ukrainian: 91
 Macedonian: 90
 Slovene: 81
 Welsh: 80
 Serbian: 78
 Slavic: 75
 French (except Basque): 69
 Afghan: 63
 Eastern European: 54
 Russian: 53
 Dutch: 42
 Bulgarian: 41
 Syrian: 40
 Northern European: 38
 Swedish: 37
 Lebanese: 34
 Austrian: 31
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 29
 French Canadian: 28
 Pennsylvania German: 24
 British: 23
 Belgian: 22
 Lithuanian: 20
 Nigerian: 20
 Czech: 19
 Norwegian: 17
 Portuguese: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 Brazilian: 14
 Iranian: 13
 Finnish: 10
 Scandinavian: 9
 Swiss: 8
 Romanian: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Latvian: 6
 Arab: 5
 Yugoslavian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Mexico
  • 9%Peru
  • 6%Dominican Republic
  • 5%Afghanistan
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Kenya
  • 3%India

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 48,755
  • Other state: 8,759
  • Northeast: 2,732
  • Midwest: 1,270
  • South: 3,775
  • West: 982

83% of Lorain residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Ohio.

Lorain:

83.1%
State average:

85.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 380
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 231
  • 5th and 6th grade: 102
  • 7th and 8th grade: 351
  • 9th grade: 601
  • 10th grade: 628
  • 11th grade: 970
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 481
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,677
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,619
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,852
  • Associate degree: 1,996
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,546
  • Master's degree: 539
  • Professional school degree: 305
  • Doctorate degree: 195

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 235
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 382
  • 7th and 8th grade: 169
  • 9th grade: 459
  • 10th grade: 603
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 470
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,962
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,054
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,745
  • Associate degree: 4,046
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,770
  • Master's degree: 718
  • Professional school degree: 110
  • Doctorate degree: 38

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 35.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 16.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.2%Males
  • 17.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 9.6%Females
Lorain marital status for males
Lorain marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,102
  • One, attached: 1,470
  • Two: 1,632
  • 3 or 4: 1,523
  • 5 to 9: 1,795
  • 10 to 19: 2,332
  • 20 to 49: 371
  • 50 or more: 1,074
  • Mobile homes: 482

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,289

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lorain:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lorain
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.0%)
  • Electricity (9.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (62.6%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 803
Here:

13.6%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 714
Here:

20.9%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

5.2%
Ohio:

23.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)