Statewide Claims to Fame

Lima is 6th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Income below poverty line

Lima is 10th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Two or More

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 38,339 30th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.6 58th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,858.2 67th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 40th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.8% 89th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 246th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.0% 250th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 9.8% 269th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Race - White 67.1% 254th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 26.4% 30th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 36th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 211th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 107th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.4% 10th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 46th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 65.2% 251st 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Female residents 47.2% 277th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.1% 174th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Housing units 16,784 30th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.5% 72nd 22.9% 25.9%
Households 14,537 32nd 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 51.8% 260th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $73,000 274th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.5 112th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $15,225 275th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $28,641 270th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 33.9% 6th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lima Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,263 55th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $288,970 105th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,592 197th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $47,132 71st $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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