Oberlin, OH 44074 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 44074: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oberlin, OH 44074

Acceptable Alternative
Elyria, OH 44074

Not Acceptable, USPS
New Russia Township, OH 44074

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 402
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,573
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 623
  • County: Lorain County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.286, Longitude -82.234
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oberlin, OH 44074 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,859
Population in Households 9,636
Population in Familes 7,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,223
Population Density1 222
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 4,232
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,497 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,735 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $172,426
Average Home Value $196,306


Median Household Income $54,059
Average Household Income $67,363
Per Capita Income $26,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.09%
Households -0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.3% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Oberlin, OH 44074 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44074 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes 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 # 348 70th
Population Density1 # 577 51st
Diversity Index2 # 116 90th
Median Household Income # 377 68th
Per Capita Income # 365 69th

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