Latest Data (2017)
Population 37,149
Nationwide Rank 1036

Quick Facts

Lima, Ohio is the 1,036th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lima, Ohio is a city.

Lima, Ohio is currently 17.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lima, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lima, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1026 Grants Pass, Oregon 37,579 27.7%
1027 Dover, Delaware 37,538 16.5%
1028 Spartanburg, South Carolina 37,498 -6.5%
1029 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,494 -0.7%
1030 Issaquah, Washington 37,487 116.6%
1031 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 37,443 14.4%
1032 Olive Branch, Mississippi 37,435 75.5%
1033 Gallatin, Tennessee 37,351 58.5%
1034 Texarkana, Texas 37,333 7.1%
1035 Braintree Town, Massachusetts 37,156
1036 Lima, Ohio 37,149 -11.0%
1037 Farmers Branch, Texas 37,088 34.9%
1038 West Hollywood, California 37,080 3.3%
1039 Monrovia, California 37,061 0.1%
1040 Panama City, Florida 36,986 0.4%
1041 San Juan, Texas 36,981 38.6%
1042 Wildomar, California 36,932 75.0%
1043 Hot Springs, Arkansas 36,915 2.4%
1044 Greenfield, Wisconsin 36,827 3.9%
1045 Addison, Illinois 36,820 1.1%
1046 Moorpark, California 36,802 15.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
507 Canton 70,909 -12.3%
569 Youngstown 64,604 -20.9%
578 Lorain 63,841 -7.1%
601 Hamilton 62,092 2.4%
635 Springfield 59,208 -10.1%
687 Kettering 55,175 -4.3%
715 Elyria 53,883 -3.8%
763 Lakewood 50,249 -11.0%
775 Newark 49,423 6.6%
779 Cuyahoga Falls 49,247 -0.3%
789 Middletown 48,823 -5.4%
814 Dublin 47,619 50.3%
823 Euclid 47,201 -10.2%
825 Mentor 47,121 -6.3%
829 Beavercreek 46,948 22.2%
839 Mansfield 46,160 -10.7%
854 Strongsville 44,744 1.9%
857 Cleveland Heights 44,562 -12.0%
900 Fairfield 42,566 1.0%
922 Findlay 41,321 5.3%
930 Grove City 41,022 48.3%
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%
1091 Upper Arlington 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna 35,297 8.4%
1103 Brunswick 34,867 3.9%
1105 Stow 34,769 7.1%
1141 Fairborn 33,541 6.5%
1143 North Ridgeville 33,436 49.0%
1152 Mason 33,235 47.8%
1183 Massillon 32,342 2.3%
1187 Westlake 32,297 1.6%
1198 Bowling Green 31,820 7.2%
1202 North Olmsted 31,734 -6.9%
1255 North Royalton 30,294 5.5%
1267 Kent 29,915 6.2%
1352 Garfield Heights 27,835 -9.2%
1368 Shaker Heights 27,440 -6.4%
1410 Wooster 26,618 5.2%
1415 Xenia 26,562 9.2%
1436 Medina 26,190 3.6%
1439 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1450 Troy 25,865 17.0%
1458 Green 25,747 12.2%
1474 Zanesville 25,388 -0.6%
1484 Athens 25,214 17.9%
1497 Riverside 25,094 -7.0%
1517 Sandusky 24,845 -10.7%
1547 Trotwood 24,386 -10.9%
1559 Avon Lake 24,184 31.7%
1578 Marysville 23,912 47.2%
1583 Centerville 23,787 3.2%
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%
1817 Parma Heights 20,053 -7.3%
1821 Miamisburg 19,985 2.1%
1824 Oregon 19,973 3.4%
1832 Norwood 19,870 -7.9%
1837 Painesville 19,813 12.3%
1882 Broadview Heights 19,227 20.1%
1902 Twinsburg 18,959 11.0%
1907 Sylvania 18,941 -0.5%
1908 Whitehall 18,913 -1.4%
1910 Berea 18,850 -0.5%
1927 Forest Park 18,690 -3.6%
1929 Mayfield Heights 18,682 -3.3%
1932 Brook Park 18,626 -12.0%
1934 Springboro 18,610 47.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 37,149 1,036
2016 37,414 1,023
2015 37,873 999
2014 38,265 973
2013 38,355 963
2012 38,339 956
2011 38,521 942
2010 38,771 922
2009 37,661 933
2008 37,916 924
2007 38,060 905
2006 38,214 894
2005 38,587 868
2004 38,834 854
2003 39,649 832
2002 40,979 798
2001 41,253 782
2000 41,774 762
1990 45,140 591