Lake County OH Information


Lake County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 231,303
Population in Households 228,531
Population in Familes 184,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,772
Population Density1 1,017
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 95,566
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 62,394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69,739 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,827 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,366 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $166,179
Average Home Value $193,832


Median Household Income $56,227
Average Household Income $72,465
Per Capita Income $30,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.0%
Households 0.24% 0.09%
Families 0.0% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.


Lake County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents 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 # 10 90th
Population Density1 # 7 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 23 75th
Median Household Income # 11 89th
Per Capita Income # 8 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.