Latest Data (2018)
Population 36,862
Nationwide Rank 1048

Quick Facts

Lima, Ohio is the 1,048th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lima, Ohio is a city.

Lima, Ohio is currently 18.3% 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
2000-2018
1038 Muskegon, Michigan 37,287 -6.9%
1039 Wildomar, California 37,280 76.7%
1040 Braintree Town, Massachusetts 37,250
1041 Park Ridge, Illinois 37,240 -1.4%
1042 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 37,208 21.2%
1043 Hot Springs, Arkansas 37,169 3.1%
1044 San Juan, Texas 37,154 39.2%
1045 Oregon City, Oregon 37,129 39.0%
1046 Beloit, Wisconsin 37,018 3.3%
1047 Panama City, Florida 36,908 0.2%
1048 Lima, Ohio 36,862 -11.7%
1049 West Hollywood, California 36,854 2.7%
1050 Waxahachie, Texas 36,807 69.7%
1051 Portage, Indiana 36,806 9.5%
1052 Holly Springs, North Carolina 36,749 263.0%
1053 Addison, Illinois 36,724 0.8%
1054 Owasso, Oklahoma 36,722 94.0%
1055 Monrovia, California 36,715 -0.7%
1056 Clermont, Florida 36,693 251.5%
1057 Rome, Georgia 36,634 3.0%
1058 New Albany, Indiana 36,604 -3.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
515 Canton 70,458 -12.9%
576 Youngstown 64,958 -20.5%
588 Lorain 64,028 -6.8%
605 Hamilton 62,174 2.5%
641 Springfield 59,282 -10.0%
695 Kettering 55,103 -4.4%
723 Elyria 53,881 -3.9%
773 Lakewood 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark 50,029 7.9%
788 Cuyahoga Falls 49,272 -0.2%
797 Middletown 48,861 -5.3%
800 Dublin 48,647 53.6%
825 Beavercreek 47,391 23.4%
830 Mentor 47,273 -6.0%
834 Euclid 46,946 -10.7%
840 Mansfield 46,560 -9.9%
860 Strongsville 44,853 2.1%
872 Cleveland Heights 44,373 -12.4%
900 Fairfield 42,613 1.1%
924 Grove City 41,625 50.5%
934 Findlay 41,324 5.4%
955 Lancaster 40,414 13.8%
957 Westerville 40,387 13.8%
973 Delaware 39,930 54.2%
1011 Warren 38,382 -20.2%
1012 Reynoldsburg 38,278 18.9%
1018 Huber Heights 38,174 -0.1%
1048 Lima 36,862 -11.7%
1069 Hilliard 36,414 49.1%
1075 Marion 36,087 -3.2%
1093 Gahanna 35,551 9.2%
1095 Upper Arlington 35,522 5.5%
1107 Brunswick 34,897 4.0%
1108 Stow 34,857 7.4%
1142 North Ridgeville 33,889 51.1%
1149 Fairborn 33,658 6.8%
1152 Mason 33,586 49.3%
1187 Massillon 32,410 2.5%
1196 Westlake 32,233 1.4%
1216 North Olmsted 31,591 -7.3%
1218 Bowling Green 31,578 6.4%
1266 North Royalton 30,239 5.3%
1288 Kent 29,662 5.3%
1361 Garfield Heights 27,687 -9.7%
1380 Shaker Heights 27,302 -6.9%
1415 Xenia 26,783 10.1%
1424 Wooster 26,560 5.0%
1448 Troy 26,132 18.2%
1452 Barberton 26,072 -6.6%
1453 Medina 26,072 3.1%
1463 Green 25,783 12.4%
1487 Zanesville 25,364 -0.7%
1504 Riverside 25,151 -6.8%
1532 Sandusky 24,714 -11.1%
1534 Athens 24,688 15.5%
1560 Trotwood 24,435 -10.7%
1561 Avon Lake 24,391 32.8%
1567 Marysville 24,267 49.4%
1594 Wadsworth 23,781 27.8%
1595 Centerville 23,772 3.1%
1625 Avon 23,263 100.4%
1638 Willoughby 22,988 1.6%
1643 Solon 22,911 4.9%
1646 Oxford 22,885 4.1%
1677 Hudson 22,285 -0.9%
1679 Maple Heights 22,278 -14.6%
1713 Chillicothe 21,698 -2.0%
1720 Alliance 21,616 -6.8%
1722 Perrysburg 21,570 22.2%
1735 South Euclid 21,473 -8.5%
1746 Pickerington 21,201 111.4%
1747 Piqua 21,200 2.0%
1781 Lebanon 20,727 20.5%
1793 Sidney 20,516 0.8%
1800 Ashland 20,423 -3.8%
1808 Portsmouth 20,340 -2.5%
1821 Rocky River 20,135 -2.6%
1838 Parma Heights 19,955 -7.7%
1839 Miamisburg 19,941 1.9%
1842 Oregon 19,918 3.2%
1847 Painesville 19,881 12.7%
1849 Norwood 19,834 -8.1%
1897 Broadview Heights 19,202 19.9%
1906 Twinsburg 19,068 11.7%
1907 Sylvania 19,030 0.0%
1908 Whitehall 19,011 -0.9%
1924 Springboro 18,794 48.8%
1940 Forest Park 18,678 -3.7%
1941 Berea 18,655 -1.5%
1946 Mayfield Heights 18,606 -3.7%
1952 Brook Park 18,533 -12.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 36,862 1,048
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