Lima, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lima, Ohio - Basic Facts

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The City of Lima had a population of 39,108 as of July 1, 2016. Lima ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lima is located at latitude 40.7407 and longitude -84.1121 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lima (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Lima (GNIS ID: 1085694) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lima population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Lima, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 39,108
Population in Households 35,091
Population in Familes 25,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,017
Population Density1 2,889
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,407
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 8,317
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,809 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,598 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,523 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $69,400
Average Home Value $79,355
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,511
Average Household Income $40,659
Per Capita Income $15,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.01%
Households 0.11% 0.07%
Families -0.12% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lima, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lima to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 98th
Population Density1 # 98 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 40 97th
Median Household Income # 1175 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1182 3rd

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