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Vermilion, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Vermilion had a population of 10,707 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vermilion 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 Vermilion: Vermillion.

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


Total Population 10,707
Daytime Population: Workers 2,154
Daytime Population: Residents 5,666
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,820
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 10,579
Population in Familes 8,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 1,006
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,585
Average Household Income $76,691
Per Capita Income $31,317


Total Housing Units 4,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,151 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,123 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 685 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $145,087
Average Home Value $183,016


Total Households 4,274
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,026
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 0.16% 0.15%
Households 0.31% 0.24%
Families -0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

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, 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 # 174 86th
Population Density # 731 40th
Diversity Index # 472 61st
Median Household Income # 413 66th
Per Capita Income # 234 81st

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