Lorain County

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Lorain County, Ohio

225 Court St
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-5536
Fax: (440) 329-5404

On the northern coast of OH, bordered on the north by Lake Erie; organized Dec 26, 1822 from Huron, Cuyahoga, and Medina counties. Name Origin: For the province of Lorraine, France, former home of early settlers

Area (sq mi):: 923.02 (land 492.50; water 430.52) Population per square mile: 601.60
Population 2005: 296,307 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 5.00% Population 2000: 284,664 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,054; median household $45,042; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,808-$27,995
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lorain (67,915)
  • Elyria County seat (56,175)
  • North Ridgeville (25,204)
  • Avon Lake (20,233)
  • Avon (14,880)
  • Amherst (11,805)

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