Vermilion, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Vermilion, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Vermilion had a population of 10,778 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Vermilion is located at latitude 41.408 and longitude -82.3173 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vermilion (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Vermilion are located in Erie County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lorain County.

The City of Vermilion (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Vermilion is located within Township of Brownhelm, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vermilion: Vermillion.

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Vermilion, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,778
Population in Households 10,649
Population in Familes 8,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 1,013
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $57,757
Average Household Income $79,715
Per Capita Income $32,424


Total Housing Units 5,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,292 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,004 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 757 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $147,833
Average Home Value $189,671


Total Households 4,297
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,040
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.23%
Households 0.34% 0.28%
Families 0.04% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Vermilion, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vermilion to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 171 86th
Population Density # 730 40th
Diversity Index # 467 62nd
Median Household Income # 415 66th
Per Capita Income # 230 81st

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