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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lorain is 65,430. Lorain, Ohio is the 582nd largest city in the US.
Lorain is located entirely in Lorain County.
The peak population of Lorain was in 1990, when its population was 71,326. In 1990, Lorain was the 327th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 582nd largest city in the US. Lorain is currently 8.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Lorain has shrunk 4.7% since the year 2000. Lorain, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lorain has a population density of 2,707.6 people per square mile.
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The total voting age population of Lorain, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 47,184. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of Lorain are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lorain are 71.1% White, 17.8% Black, 5.6% Two or more races, 3.6% Other, 0.9% American Indian, 0.9% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 28.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lorain, 25.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.6%. On a per-household basis, 21.5% of families are below the poverty line in Lorain.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.8% of Lorain residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.9% of Lorain residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lorain residents aged 5 and older, 15.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lorain is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lorain, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lorain is $38,291.
In Lorain, 56.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.9% of housing units in Lorain.
Of all the housing units in Lorain, 26.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Lorain, 6.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lorain is $697.
In Lorain, 68.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.