Latest Data (2016)
Population 37,414
Nationwide Rank 1023

Quick Facts

Lima, Ohio is the 1,023rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lima, Ohio is a city.

Lima, Ohio is currently 17.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lima, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lima, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1013 Spring Hill, Tennessee 37,731 357.2%
1014 Aventura, Florida 37,724 49.3%
1015 Texarkana, Texas 37,679 8.1%
1016 Valley Stream, New York 37,673 3.6%
1017 Los Banos, California 37,643 43.0%
1018 Panama City, Florida 37,635 2.2%
1019 Fort Lee, New Jersey 37,577 5.3%
1020 Columbia, Tennessee 37,540 12.7%
1021 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,496 -0.7%
1022 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima, Ohio 37,414 -10.4%
1024 Wentzville, Missouri 37,395 400.8%
1025 Longview, Washington 37,337 7.5%
1026 Issaquah, Washington 37,322 115.7%
1027 Braintree Town, Massachusetts 37,297
1028 Westfield, Indiana 37,221 140.7%
1029 Phenix City, Alabama 37,132 30.6%
1030 Monrovia, California 37,126 0.3%
1031 Rosenberg, Texas 36,937 52.4%
1032 Addison, Illinois 36,902 1.3%
1033 Hot Springs, Arkansas 36,867 2.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
495 Canton 71,323 -11.8%
564 Youngstown 64,312 -21.3%
574 Lorain 63,730 -7.2%
588 Hamilton 62,127 2.5%
632 Springfield 59,087 -10.3%
679 Kettering 55,306 -4.0%
706 Elyria 53,715 -4.1%
756 Lakewood 50,279 -11.0%
770 Cuyahoga Falls 49,206 -0.4%
773 Newark 49,134 6.0%
780 Middletown 48,813 -5.4%
809 Euclid 47,360 -9.9%
821 Mentor 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield 46,678 -9.7%
826 Beavercreek 46,376 20.7%
834 Dublin 45,568 43.8%
845 Cleveland Heights 44,633 -11.8%
847 Strongsville 44,631 1.6%
885 Fairfield 42,617 1.1%
912 Findlay 41,422 5.6%
951 Warren 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster 39,848 12.2%
954 Grove City 39,721 43.6%
974 Westerville 38,985 9.8%
987 Delaware 38,643 49.2%
1004 Huber Heights 38,019 -0.5%
1022 Reynoldsburg 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima 37,414 -10.4%
1050 Marion 36,310 -2.6%
1087 Upper Arlington 34,997 3.9%
1090 Gahanna 34,956 7.4%
1091 Hilliard 34,905 43.0%
1096 Brunswick 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow 34,711 7.0%
1126 Fairborn 33,780 7.2%
1153 Mason 33,037 46.9%
1156 North Ridgeville 32,983 47.0%
1176 Westlake 32,293 1.6%
1178 Massillon 32,258 2.0%
1189 North Olmsted 31,817 -6.6%
1194 Bowling Green 31,588 6.4%
1250 North Royalton 30,247 5.3%
1256 Kent 30,071 6.8%
1342 Garfield Heights 27,905 -9.0%
1359 Shaker Heights 27,448 -6.4%
1383 Wooster 27,023 6.8%
1419 Medina 26,261 3.9%
1420 Xenia 26,238 7.9%
1429 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1448 Troy 25,770 16.5%
1452 Green 25,673 11.9%
1464 Zanesville 25,465 -0.3%
1471 Athens 25,341 18.5%
1492 Sandusky 25,006 -10.1%
1496 Riverside 24,981 -7.5%
1542 Trotwood 24,331 -11.1%
1571 Centerville 23,817 3.3%
1579 Avon Lake 23,659 28.8%
1589 Marysville 23,406 44.1%
1603 Wadsworth 23,136 24.4%
1607 Solon 23,003 5.3%
1624 Avon 22,805 96.4%
1628 Willoughby 22,769 0.6%
1647 Maple Heights 22,478 -13.8%
1656 Oxford 22,341 1.7%
1659 Hudson 22,251 -1.0%
1677 Alliance 21,900 -5.5%
1691 Chillicothe 21,725 -1.9%
1696 South Euclid 21,658 -7.7%
1701 Perrysburg 21,592 22.3%
1740 Piqua 20,906 0.6%
1762 Lebanon 20,651 20.0%
1767 Sidney 20,564 1.1%
1769 Ashland 20,489 -3.5%
1778 Portsmouth 20,422 -2.1%
1790 Rocky River 20,264 -2.0%
1796 Parma Heights 20,123 -6.9%
1803 Pickerington 20,069 100.1%
1805 Oregon 20,040 3.8%
1812 Miamisburg 19,968 2.0%
1816 Norwood 19,876 -7.9%
1834 Painesville 19,691 11.6%
1871 Broadview Heights 19,197 19.9%
1899 Sylvania 18,909 -0.7%
1901 Twinsburg 18,877 10.6%
1902 Berea 18,859 -0.4%
1915 Whitehall 18,736 -2.3%
1917 Mayfield Heights 18,731 -3.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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