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Sheffield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Sheffield had a population of 3,961 as of July 1, 2016. Sheffield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Sheffield is located at latitude 41.4569 and longitude -82.094 in Lorain County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sheffield (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Village of Sheffield (GNIS ID: 1086521) 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 Sheffield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheffield: Sheffield Village.

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


Total Population 3,961
Population in Households 3,954
Population in Familes 3,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 369
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,609
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,177 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $205,841
Average Home Value $211,512


Median Household Income $62,247
Average Household Income $76,847
Per Capita Income $31,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.13%
Households 0.28% 0.31%
Families 0.06% 0.17%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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.

Sheffield, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheffield 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 # 331 73rd
Population Density1 # 1089 10th
Diversity Index2 # 134 89th
Median Household Income # 223 82nd
Per Capita Income # 185 85th

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