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Population (year 2000): 68,652. Estimated population in July 2005: 67,820 (-1.2% change)
Males: 32,549 (47.4%), Females: 36,103 (52.6%)

Lorain County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $33,917 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,000 (year 2000)

Lorain, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lorain:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.1%)
  • Hispanic (21.0%)
  • Black (15.9%)
  • Other race (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), Irish (11.0%), Polish (7.8%), Italian (6.7%), English (6.1%), Hungarian (4.5%).Ohio

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 24.0 square miles

Lorain,

For population 25 years and over in Lorain

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lorain city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3.6% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.4% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,815 (-3.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Cleveland, (34.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (379.6 miles www.HudExchange.com )

Nearest cities: OH Amherst, (5.2 miles Lake, OH (5.5 miles Sheffield OH (5.9 miles Sheffield, OH Elyria, (6.9 miles Amherst, OH (8.1 miles South OH (10.1 miles Avon, OH Oberlin, (11.5 miles Lake, OH (11.8 miles Avon


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 103 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 1998: 108 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2001: 138 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2002: 202 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2003: 148 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2004: 180 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2005: 150 buildings, average cost: $116,800

Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 82.17 W

Area code: 440

Lorain, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.4%), Educational,health and social services (17.3%), Retail trade (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,095 (-8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,530 (37.3%)

Crime in Lorain by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 2 5 6
    per 100,000 1.5 0.0 1.5 2.9 7.3 8.7
Rapes 22 26 22 14 10 20
    per 100,000 32.0 37.9 32.0 20.4 14.6 29.1
Robberies 68 94 105 109 93 91
    per 100,000 99.1 136.9 152.9 158.8 135.5 132.6
Assaults 124 159 151 146 168 215
    per 100,000 180.6 231.6 219.9 212.7 244.7 313.2
Burglaries 474 573 626 787 566 710
    per 100,000 690.4 834.6 911.8 1146.4 824.4 1034.2
Thefts 1,435 1,498 1,536 1,746 1,344 1,471
    per 100,000 2090.3 2182.0 2237.4 2543.3 1957.7 2142.7
Auto thefts 117 140 149 97 100 98
    per 100,000 170.4 203.9 217.0 141.3 145.7 142.7
225.7 264.6 274.8 294.5 250.4 292.3

Average climate in Lorain, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lorain,

Lorain-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Lorain city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category 4 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Birthplace of: Toni Morrison - (born 1931), black author, Nobel Prize for Literature, Beloved, Terry Anderson - (born 1947), hostage.

Main business address for: LNB BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lorain:
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERS OF OH-WEST (3700 KOLBE ROAD)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF LORAIN (205 W 20TH ST, SUITE 200)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lorain:
  • AMHERST HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; AMHERST, OH)
  • EMH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ELYRIA, OH)
  • ALLEN MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; OBERLIN, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lorain:
  • LORAIN COUNTY REGIONAL (about 8 miles; LORAIN/ELYRIA, OH; ID: LPR)
  • CLEVELAND-HOPKINS INTL (about 24 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: CLE)
  • BURKE LAKEFRONT (about 34 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; ID: BKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lorain:
  • ELYRIA (about 11 miles; ELYRIA, OH; ID: 1G1)
  • COLUMBIA (about 18 miles; COLUMBIA STATION, OH; ID: 4G8)
  • HARLAN AIRFIELD (about 18 miles; LAGRANGE, OH; ID: 92D)

Amtrak station near Lorain:
  • 8 miles: ELYRIA (410 E. RIVER RD.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/Universities in Lorain:
  • OHIO BUSINESS COLLEGE-LORAIN (Full-time enrollment: 179; Location: 1907 N RIDGE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: ohiobusinesscollege.com)
  • NORTHERN INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 669 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lorain:
  • LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; ELYRIA, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,008)
  • OBERLIN COLLEGE (about 12 miles; OBERLIN, OH; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BEREA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 11,000)
  • CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 35 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 10,927)
  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; CLEVELAND, OH; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; ASHLAND, OH; FT enrollment: 4,404)
Public high schools in Lorain:
  • ADMIRAL KING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,378; Location: 2600 ASHLAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,264; Location: 2270 E 42ND ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Lorain:
  • NORTH COAST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 442; Location: 4125 LEAVITT ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LORAIN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 760 TOWER BOULEVARD; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lorain:
  • LORAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 985; Location: 602 WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CLEARVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 733; Location: 4700 BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • MASSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 1800 W 40TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 1800 CLEVELAND BLVD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HOMEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 2500 GOBLE DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • LOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 599; Location: 3200 CLINTON AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WHITTIER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 3201 SENECA AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • IRVING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 1110 W 4TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HAWTHORNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 602 W 20TH ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 1953 W 11TH ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lorain:
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 3601 OBERLIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 1339 EAST ERIE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 307 SEVENTH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 2140 EAST 36TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST NICHOLAS BYZANTINE SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 2707 WEST 40TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Lorain:
  • LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,899,596; Location: 351 SIXTH ST.; 509,924 books; 41,773 audio materials; 45,271 video materials; 1,519 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • lorain catholic high closed at the end of the 2003-2004 school year

Notable locations in Lorain: Beaver Creek Boat Club (A), Beaver Park Marina (B), Lorain Industrial Park (C), Lorain Country Club (D), Copper Kettle Marina (E), Pearl Avenue Industrial Park (F), Coppers Kettle Marina (G), Hot Waters Marina (H), Spitzers Marina (I), Emerald Valley Golf Course (J), West Park Industrial Park (K), Lorain Yacht Club (L), Lorain City Hall (M), Fire Station Number 1 (N), Lorain Public Library (O), Palace Civic Center (P).

Shopping Centers: Oakwood Shopping Center (1), Westgate Shopping Center (2), Lorain Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Lorain include: Agudath B'nai Israel Church (A), Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church (B), Hungarian Reformed Church (C), Delaware Avenue United Methodist Church (D), Apostles Doctrine Church (E), La Inglesia De Dios (F), Lorain Baptist Church (G), Lorain Seventh Day Adventist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Elmwood Cemetery (1), Claus Family Cemetery (2), Calvary Park (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Martin Run (A), Black River (B).

Parks in Lorain include: Laurel Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Longfellow Park (3), Hoy-Lo-Mae Park (4), Streator Park (5), Sunny Acres Park (6), Lakeview Park (7), Bartish Park (8), Homewood Park (9).

Post offices: Amherst Post Office (A), Lorain Post Office (B).


Lorain compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lorain:
  • WDLW (1380 AM; 1 kW; LORAIN, OH)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBL (1320 AM; 1 kW; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: WOBL RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lorain:
  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFM (96.1 FM; HURON, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)
  • WOBC-FM (91.5 FM; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: OBERLIN COLLEGE STUDENT NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBWC (88.3 FM; BEREA, OH; Owner: BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Lorain:
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

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