Lima, OH 45801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lima, OH 45801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.759, Longitude -84.07
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 818
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,113
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 900
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,213

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lima, OH 45801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,941
Daytime Population: Workers 16,761
Daytime Population: Residents 12,238
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,999
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 21,300
Population in Familes 16,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,641
Population Density2 554
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $37,779
Average Household Income $49,328
Per Capita Income $17,505


Total Housing Units 9,691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,828 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,736 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,127 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $85,869
Average Home Value $120,718


Total Households 8,564
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,391
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 -0.1% -0.12%
Households -0.11% -0.13%
Families -0.36% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Lima, OH 45801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45801 to the other 1,163 ZIP Codes 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 # 146 88th
Population Density # 439 62nd
Diversity Index # 118 90th
Median Household Income # 1018 13th
Per Capita Income # 1083 7th

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