Lorain Lorain County, Ohio

Lorain: City in Ohio, United States

About

Lorain is a city located in the county of Lorain in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 64,097 and a population density of 1,025 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 63,872 inhabitants.

The city was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Lorain Quick Facts

Population : 63,872 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Lorain County
Postal code : 44052–44055
Phone Area Codes : 440
Area : 62.54 km2
Official name : Lorain
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1807 (215 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:44:29 (23rd January 2022)
Density : 1,021 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.35% (2010-2020)
Lorain locator map
Location of Lorain on Ohio map.
American Fortitude enters Lorain last night image
American Fortitude enters Lorain last night
American Fortitude enters Lorain last night image

Geography

Lorain is located at 41°27'10"N 82°10'57"W (41.4528200, -82.1823700).

Lorain map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lorain decreased by 0.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 64,097 - census
2011 63,940 -0.25% estimation process
2012 63,756 -0.29% estimation process
2013 63,735 -0.03% estimation process
2014 63,773 0.06% estimation process
2015 63,662 -0.17% estimation process
2016 63,729 0.11% estimation process
2017 63,774 0.07% estimation process
2018 63,984 0.33% estimation process
2019 63,855 -0.2% estimation process
2020 63,872 0.03% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,419
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,167
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,172
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,153
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.2%
People over 65 (%) : 24.0%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 67.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 29.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 919
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,019

Lorain zip code is 44052. County name: Lorain, County fips: 39093

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,019
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $89,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,083
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $345
2015-2019 median gross rent : $634
Permits for construction, 2020 : 28
2015-2019 Households : 4,045
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 58.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.2%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 47,658
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 33,706
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,280
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,158
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,928
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 132
2019 total employment : 800
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 25,528
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -4.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 583
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 824
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 416
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 329
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 142
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 664
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 78
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 696
2010 population per square mile : 21.6
2010 land area in square miles : 470.71

People born in Lorain (71)

People born in Lorain, including Afro-writer Toni Morrison, US Navy Admiral , Chief of Naval Operations Ernest King, actress Dimitra Arliss, .

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Schools in Lorain

College & universities near Lorain, OH

Code Name City ZIP
204431 Northern Institute of Cosmetology Lorain (OH) 44052-1803
488952 Ross Medical Education Center-Elyria Elyria (OH) 44035-2885
203720 Ohio Business College-Sheffield Sheffield Village (OH) 44035-0701
203748 Lorain County Community College Elyria (OH) 44035-1691
204501 Oberlin College Oberlin (OH) 44074

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lorain, OH

Code Name Address Type
ELY Elyria 410 East River Road RAIL
CLE Cleveland Lakefront station 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway RAIL
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
TOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza 415 Emerald Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Lorain

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lorain Post Office Lorain (OH) 44052
Lorain Colorado Av Post Office Lorain (OH) 44052
Amher Post Office Amherst (OH) 44001
Avon Lak Post Office Avon Lake (OH) 44012
Elyria Post Office Elyria (OH) 44035

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Lorain County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lorain County , OH. (more)

City Name Population Title
North Ridgeville 35,104 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States
Avon Lake 24,808 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States
Avon 23,745 City in Ohio, United States
Avon Center 15,724 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States of America
Amherst 12,387 City in Ohio, United States
Vermilion-on-the-Lake 11,006 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States of America
Sheffield Lake 8,952 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States of America
Oberlin 8,132 City in Ohio
Brownhelm 7,802 Township in Lorain County, Ohio
Huntington 6,223 Township in Lorain County, Ohio
Wellington 4,948 Village in Ohio, United States
Vermilion 4,745 City in Ohio, United States
Sheffield 3,631 Village in Ohio, United States
Elyria 3,173 City in Lorain County, Ohio, United States
Grafton 2,866 Village in Ohio
Lagrange 2,573 Village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lorain distances to largest Ohio cities