Statewide Claims to Fame

Lucas County is 4th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Race - Two or More

Lucas County is 5th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Population density (people per sqmi)

Lucas County is 5th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Race - Black or African American

Lucas County is 5th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Current population (2012)

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Households

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Housing units

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Non-farm private employees

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Non-farm private establishments

Lucas County is 6th in Ohio out of 88 other counties in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Main Cities Within Lucas County, Ohio

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 437,998 6th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 340.9 85th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,296.2 5th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 11th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.4% 42nd 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.8% 75th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.3% 40th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.0% 20th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Race - White 75.7% 84th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.5% 5th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 7th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.6% 14th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 37th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 4th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 6th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.5% 85th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Female residents 51.5% 10th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.6% 11th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Housing units 202,272 6th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9% 5th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 178,777 6th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.1% 82nd 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $119,200 42nd $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 73rd 2.5 2.6
Building permits (last year) 338 16th 16,905 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $23,857 28th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $41,949 61st $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.5% 11th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lucas County Rank Ohio US
Non-farm private establishments 9,794 6th 250,476 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 193,232 6th 4,432,849 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 30,867 6th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $5,829,999 6th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,493 19th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $728,585 6th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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