Statewide Claims to Fame

Elyria is 12th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Two or More

Elyria is 14th in Ohio out of 249 other cities in Current population (2012)

Elyria is 16th in Ohio out of 269 other cities in Retail sales

Elyria is 16th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Households

Elyria is 16th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Housing units

Elyria, Ohio Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 54,086 14th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 20.6 34th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,651 78th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 80th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.2% 113th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.3% 185th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.8% 170th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.0% 218th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Race - White 78.1% 237th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 15.5% 44th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 53rd 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 179th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 69th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.1% 12th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 35th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 75.6% 240th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Female residents 52.2% 131st 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.5% 213th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Housing units 25,085 16th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9% 114th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 22,260 16th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.8% 183rd 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $107,400 197th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 127th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $21,062 196th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $42,383 173rd $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.5% 89th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Elyria Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,600 26th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $930,802 16th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,918 98th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $89,294 21st $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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