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The City of Lorain is the 9th largest city in Ohio with a population of 65,323 as of July 1, 2020. Lorain ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Lorain is located at latitude 41.4528 and longitude -82.1824 in Lorain County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lorain encompass a land area of 23.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.
The City of Lorain (GNIS ID: 1086514) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lorain: Black River, Black River Settlement, Blackriver, Charleston, Charlestown, Mouth of Black River.
|Total Population||65,323 (100%)|
|Population in Households||64,719 (99.1%)|
|Population in Families||50,679 (77.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||604 ( 0.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,520|
|Average Household Income||$55,361|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,310|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||30,059 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||15,416 (51.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||10,880 (36.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,763 (12.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,960|
|Average Home Value||$127,625|
|Housing Affordability Index3||208|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.24%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.37%|
The table below compares Lorain to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 9||99th|
|Population Density||# 114||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 1081||11th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 431||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1003||18th|
|Diversity Index||# 3||100th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.