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Lorain, OH (Ohio) Houses and Residents

Lorain,OH index of house prices

Total population: 63,776 (All urban)

Houses: 28,200 (26,407 occupied: 13,749 owner occupied, 11,240 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,174 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $125,365.

Median contract rent in 2015: $408 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $488)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $325


Median gross rent in Lorain, OH in 2015: $485

Housing units in Lorain with a mortgage: 9,923 (1,333 second mortgage, 1,417 home equity loan, 92 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,255

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,048

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,055

Median monthly housing costs: $676


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Lorain, Ohio Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $82,000 (it was $85,700 in 2000)
Lorain:

$82,000
Ohio:

$136,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,400 - $133,100
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,932
  • In family households: 58,173 (11,940 male householders, 6,151 female householders)
    11,782 spouses, 22,946 children (21,272 natural, 499 adopted, 1,175 stepchildren), 1,602 grandchildren, 623 brothers or sisters, 408 parents, 877 other relatives, 1,844 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,759 (3,560 male householders (2,907 living alone)), 4,771 female householders (4,299 living alone)), 1,428 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 723 (493 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,109 2-persons, 4,530 3-persons, 3,505 4-persons, 1,754 5-persons, 752 6-persons, 441 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,206 1-person, 949 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 54 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

9,331 married couples with children.
7,712 single-parent households (1,214 men, 6,498 women).

81.7% of residents of Lorain speak English at home.
14.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,505 (3.6%)
(55.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 19no bedroom
  • 2951 bedroom
  • 2,3862 bedrooms
  • 10,3073 bedrooms
  • 2,5964 bedrooms
  • 5095+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 608no bedroom
  • 2,5981 bedroom
  • 4,0042 bedrooms
  • 2,3273 bedrooms
  • 6764 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 840no vehicle
  • 4,9541 vehicle
  • 7,1252 vehicles
  • 2,4693 vehicles
  • 5094 vehicles
  • 2155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

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

  • 2,064no vehicle
  • 5,3201 vehicle
  • 2,2572 vehicles
  • 5373 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 755+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 01 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 3353 rooms
  • 9274 rooms
  • 3,8145 rooms
  • 5,2136 rooms
  • 2,7457 rooms
  • 1,7838 rooms
  • 1,2579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lorain, Ohio:

  • 4691 room
  • 8102 rooms
  • 1,7693 rooms
  • 2,7194 rooms
  • 2,1095 rooms
  • 1,3686 rooms
  • 6547 rooms
  • 2958 rooms
  • 1029+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 3,375Less than $10,000
  • 2,225$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,161$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,067$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,922$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,792$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,788$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,514$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,275$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,655$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,382$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,819$75,000 to $99,999
  • 786$100,000 to $124,999
  • 293$125,000 to $149,999
  • 217$150,000 to $199,999
  • 151$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lorain, OH

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lorain, OH
  • 212Less than $10,000
  • 33$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 154$20,000 to $24,999
  • 272$25,000 to $29,999
  • 606$30,000 to $34,999
  • 195$35,000 to $39,999
  • 628$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,554$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,767$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,279$70,000 to $79,999
  • 702$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,268$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,161$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,376$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,119$150,000 to $174,999
  • 822$175,000 to $199,999
  • 187$200,000 to $249,999
  • 173$250,000 to $299,999
  • 26$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$500,000 to $749,999
  • 50$750,000 to $999,999
  • 80$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lorain, OH

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lorain, OH
  • 553Less than $100
  • 184$100 to $149
  • 204$150 to $199
  • 536$200 to $249
  • 538$250 to $299
  • 371$300 to $349
  • 603$350 to $399
  • 737$400 to $449
  • 1,053$450 to $499
  • 952$500 to $549
  • 1,285$550 to $599
  • 1,155$600 to $649
  • 899$650 to $699
  • 339$700 to $749
  • 220$750 to $799
  • 443$800 to $899
  • 1,168No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5431995 to March 2000
  • 2841990 to 1994
  • 1841985 to 1989
  • 1511980 to 1984
  • 1381975 to 1979
  • 1481970 to 1974
  • 2001965 to 1969
  • 857Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Lorain population
Lorain commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 772
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,175
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,125
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,333
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,605
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,722
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,777
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 641
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 849
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,611
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 657
  • 90 or more minutes: 582
Lorain, OH Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.0%
Number of people working at home: 362 (1.3% of all workers)

Lorain mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,085 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 3,861 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 175 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 479 (2%)
  • Other means: 175 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 362 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 23,040
 German: 7,456
 Irish: 4,409
 Polish: 4,030
 Italian: 3,642
 United States or American: 2,925
 English: 2,503
 Hungarian: 2,356
 Slovak: 1,649
 Croatian: 580
 French (except Basque): 538
 Scottish: 523
 Scotch-Irish: 522
 Russian: 382
 Greek: 377
 Ukrainian: 376
 Slovene: 358
 Subsaharan African:: 325
 African: 325
 Dutch: 277
 Serbian: 238
 Swedish: 201
 Arab:: 156
 French Canadian: 155
 Welsh: 151
 Czechoslovakian: 127
 Czech: 120
 Norwegian: 113
 European: 105
 British: 90
 Yugoslavian: 87
 Romanian: 85
 Swiss: 81
 Lithuanian: 77
 Macedonian: 76
 Lebanese: 69
 Syrian: 56
 Austrian: 48
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 38
 Slavic: 33
 Arab/Arabic: 25
 Northern European: 24
 Canadian: 18
 German Russian: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Jamaican: 13
 West Indian: 13
 Bulgarian: 12
 Turkish: 12
 Danish: 12
 Haitian: 12
 Portuguese: 9
 Finnish: 7
 Moroccan: 6
 Iranian: 5
 Brazilian: 5
 Scandinavian: 4

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

  • 22%Mexico
  • 7%Greece
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Poland
  • 5%United Kingdom
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%Hungary

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

  • This state: 49,195
  • Northeast: 4,250
  • Midwest: 1,619
  • South: 6,372
  • West: 737

56% of Lorain residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Ohio.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 166
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 127
  • 5th and 6th grade: 381
  • 7th and 8th grade: 716
  • 9th grade: 653
  • 10th grade: 915
  • 11th grade: 1,151
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 830
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,584
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,697
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,318
  • Associate degree: 904
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,314
  • Master's degree: 507
  • Professional school degree: 137
  • Doctorate degree: 106

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 269
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 211
  • 5th and 6th grade: 453
  • 7th and 8th grade: 785
  • 9th grade: 913
  • 10th grade: 1,174
  • 11th grade: 1,328
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 977
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,777
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,842
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,869
  • Associate degree: 1,749
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,462
  • Master's degree: 517
  • Professional school degree: 161
  • Doctorate degree: 43

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.2%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 13.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 9.2%Females
Lorain marital status for males
Lorain marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,761
  • One, attached: 1,108
  • Two: 2,563
  • 3 or 4: 1,131
  • 5 to 9: 1,172
  • 10 to 19: 1,459
  • 20 to 49: 701
  • 50 or more: 1,008
  • Mobile homes: 289
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lorain:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.5%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,236
Here:

13.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 315
Here:

8.5%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 377
Here:

17.7%
Ohio:

23.4%

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)