|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lima is 35,868. Lima, Ohio is the 1,105th largest city in the US.
Lima is located entirely in Allen County.
The peak population of Lima was in 1990, when its population was 45,140. In 1990, Lima was the 591st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,105th largest city in the US. Lima is currently 20.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lima has shrunk 14.1% since the year 2000. Lima, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lima has a population density of 2,858.2 people per square mile.
|1099||El Mirage, Arizona||36,016||330.0%|
|1101||La Porte, Texas||35,964||12.1%|
|1110||Temple City, California||35,763||6.4%|
|1111||Salisbury, North Carolina||35,760||16.9%|
The total voting age population of Lima, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 27,532. The voting age population is 51.3% male and 48.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Lima are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lima are 64.8% White, 25.4% Black, 6.8% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 0.8% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lima, 24.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.6%. On a per-household basis, 19.9% of families are below the poverty line in Lima.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.1% of Lima residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.8% of Lima residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.6% have a bachelor's degree and 3.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lima residents aged 5 and older, 4.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lima is 7.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lima, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lima is $35,799.
In Lima, 47.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.7% of housing units in Lima.
Of all the housing units in Lima, 36.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Lima, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lima is $667.
In Lima, 74.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.