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Lorain County, Ohio

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Population:

  • Total Population: 284,664
  • Males: 139,356
  • Females: 145,308

Ethnicity:

  • White: 234,677
  • Black/African American: 22,837
  • Hispanic: 19,358
  • Native American/Eskimo: 710
  • Asian: 1,715
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 33
  • Other: 327
  • 2 or more: 5,007

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (243,570)
  2. Spanish (12,840)
  3. German (1,410)
  4. French (1,020)
  5. Hungarian (875)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 7,396

  1. Germany (810)
  2. Mexico (695)
  3. United Kingdom (556)
  4. Canada (443)
  5. Hungary (343)
  6. Philippines (328)
  7. Greece (251)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (72,978)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (9,829)
  3. United Church of Christ (9,282)
  4. Southern Baptist Convention (8,092)
  5. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (4,157)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 80,411
    • Sensory: 9,050
    • Physical: 20,515
    • Mental: 12,596
    • Self-care: 6,205
    • Go outside home: 14,374
    • Employment: 17,366

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,679

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 105,836
    • Utility gas: 81,252
    • Bottled or LP gas: 4,396
    • Electricity: 16,310
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,854
    • Coal or Coke: 6
    • Wood: 738
    • Solar Energy: 10
    • Other fuel: 972
    • No fuel used: 298

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 202,096
    • No vehicle: 12,534
    • 1 or more vehicle: 189,562

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,067
    • No High School: 6,577
    • Some High School: 24,236
    • High School: 68,348
    • Some College: 41,694
    • Associate's Degree: 12,828
    • College Degree: 20,203
    • Master's Degree: 7,166
    • Professional Degree: 2,431
    • Doctoral Degree: 941

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 105,836
    • Owners with phone: 78,114
    • Owners without phone: 358
    • Renters with phone: 26,290
    • Renters without phone: 1,074

    10 closest counties:

    1. Medina County, Ohio
    2. Cuyahoga County, Ohio
    3. Erie County, Ohio
    4. Huron County, Ohio
    5. Ashland County, Ohio
    6. Wayne County, Ohio
    7. Summit County, Ohio
    8. Richland County, Ohio
    9. Holmes County, Ohio
    10. Lake County, Ohio

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    44001, 44011, 44012, 44028, 44035, 44036, 44039, 44044, 44049, 44050, 44052, 44053, 44054, 44055, 44074, 44090

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WOBC-FM (91.5 FM) OBERLIN, OH
    • WKFM (96.1 FM) ELYRIA, OH
    • WYKL (98.7 FM) ELYRIA, OH
    • WNWV (107.3 FM) ELYRIA, OH
    • WEOL (930 AM) ELYRIA, OH
    • WJTB (1040 AM) ELYRIA, OH
    • WOBL (1320 AM) OBERLIN, OH
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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