Statewide Claims to Fame

Oberlin is 1st in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Two or More

Oberlin is 20th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Female residents

Oberlin, Ohio Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 8,300 194th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.9 196th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,684.5 181st 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 3.3% 278th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 14.8% 276th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.7% 161st 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.0% 66th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 40.2% 60th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Race - White 73.0% 245th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 14.8% 45th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 148th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.0% 32nd 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 150th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.5% 1st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 34th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 70.3% 245th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Female residents 54.0% 20th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.2% 58th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Housing units 2,984 236th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.1% 44th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 2,593 243rd 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.4% 195th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $139,500 119th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.3 215th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $20,855 200th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $52,255 122nd $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.2% 44th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Oberlin Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 579 222nd 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $76,431 221st $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,101 176th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,290 165th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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