Sheffield, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sheffield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Sheffield had a population of 4,040 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheffield: Sheffield Village.

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


Total Population 4,040
Daytime Population: Workers 4,552
Daytime Population: Residents 1,839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 4,033
Population in Familes 3,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 376
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $67,940
Average Household Income $80,738
Per Capita Income $32,492


Total Housing Units 1,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,192 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 432 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $207,121
Average Home Value $214,471


Total Households 1,624
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,173
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 0.2% 0.31%
Households 0.37% 0.44%
Families 0.15% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 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 # 329 73rd
Population Density # 1080 11th
Diversity Index # 133 89th
Median Household Income # 193 84th
Per Capita Income # 194 84th

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