What is the current population of Elyria?

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 Geography [top]

What county is Elyria, Ohio in?

Elyria is located entirely in Lorain County.

What is the size of Elyria, Ohio in square miles?

Elyria has an area of 20.6 square miles.

Elyria Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Elyria?

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.

How quickly is Elyria shrinking?

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.

What is the population density of Elyria, Ohio?

Elyria has a population density of 2,651 people per square mile.

Elyria Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Elyria, Ohio?

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.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Elyria are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Elyria, Ohio?

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.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.2% of Elyria residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Elyria, Ohio residents?

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.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

Elyria Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Elyria, Ohio?

The unemployment rate in Elyria is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio residents work for the government?

In Elyria, 9.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Elyria, Ohio?

The median household income in Elyria is $44,324.

Elyria Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Elyria, Ohio?

In Elyria, 59.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Elyria, Ohio?

Renters occupy 40.7% of housing units in Elyria.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Elyria, 20.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Elyria, Ohio housing units were built after 2000?

In Elyria, 7.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Elyria, Ohio?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elyria is $741.

What percentage of households in Elyria, Ohio have broadband internet?

In Elyria, 75.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Elyria Population By Year

Population Graph For Elyria
Year Population Rank in US
2021 52,816 754
2020 52,730 754
2019 53,757 724
2018 53,881 723
2017 53,883 715
2016 53,715 706
2015 53,775 696
2014 53,972 690
2013 53,956 681
2012 54,086 670
2011 54,298 657
2010 54,533 643
2000 56,069 535
1990 56,628 436

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2000-2021
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754 Elyria 52,816 -5.8%
783 Middletown 50,998 -1.2%
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794 Newark 50,383 8.7%
798 Lakewood 50,104 -11.3%
813 Dublin 49,085 54.9%
814 Euclid 48,928 -6.9%
837 Mansfield 47,669 -7.8%
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862 Strongsville 46,042 4.9%
891 Cleveland Heights 44,652 -11.8%
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925 Huber Heights 43,272 13.1%
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1089 Upper Arlington 36,295 7.8%
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1105 Lima 35,868 -14.1%
1106 Marion 35,868 -3.8%
1121 Gahanna 35,440 8.9%
1127 Brunswick 35,340 5.3%
1138 Mason 35,089 56.0%
1151 Fairborn 34,620 9.9%
1160 Stow 34,342 5.8%
1169 Westlake 33,986 6.9%
1223 Massillon 32,231 1.9%
1232 North Olmsted 31,991 -6.1%
1275 North Royalton 30,965 7.8%
1290 Bowling Green 30,677 3.4%
1331 Garfield Heights 29,369 -4.2%
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