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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elyria is 52,816. Elyria, Ohio is the 754th largest city in the US.
Elyria is located entirely in Lorain County.
The peak population of Elyria was in 1990, when its population was 56,628. In 1990, Elyria was the 436th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 754th largest city in the US. Elyria is currently 6.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Elyria has shrunk 5.8% since the year 2000. Elyria, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Elyria has a population density of 2,651 people per square mile.
|749||Oak Park, Illinois||53,224||1.3%|
|751||Twin Falls, Idaho||53,213||52.2%|
|752||Pinellas Park, Florida||53,202||12.7%|
|756||Winter Haven, Florida||52,710||92.2%|
|759||Battle Creek, Michigan||52,335||-1.9%|
|760||Grand Island, Nebraska||52,335||20.1%|
The total voting age population of Elyria, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 40,872. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Elyria are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elyria are 76.4% White, 15.7% Black, 5.6% Two or more races, 1.0% Asian, 1.0% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 7.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elyria, 23.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.2%. On a per-household basis, 19.5% of families are below the poverty line in Elyria.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.2% of Elyria residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.2% of Elyria residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elyria residents aged 5 and older, 5.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elyria is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elyria, 9.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elyria is $44,324.
In Elyria, 59.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.7% of housing units in Elyria.
Of all the housing units in Elyria, 20.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Elyria, 7.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elyria is $741.
In Elyria, 75.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.