Lorain County OH Information


Lorain County Subdivisions

Lorain County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 307,873
Daytime Population: Workers 109,904
Daytime Population: Residents 163,529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 273,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 298,907
Population in Familes 245,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,966
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $55,645
Average Household Income $72,834
Per Capita Income $28,953


Total Housing Units 131,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84,389 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,705 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,594 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $159,022
Average Home Value $189,026


Total Households 120,094
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 81,418
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.38%
Households 0.45% 0.47%
Families 0.23% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Lorain County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lorain County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 9 91st
Population Density # 10 90th
Diversity Index # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 17 82nd
Per Capita Income # 17 82nd

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