Lorain, Ohio

Population 63,710

Lorain is located in Lorain County, OH. The population is 63,710, making Lorain the largest city in Lorain County and the 10th largest city in the state of Ohio.

There are 28 public schools in Lorain with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Lorain is moderate , and there are 286 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lorain is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lorain property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lorain include Sheffield Township, Amherst and Elyria Township.

Lorain Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 16%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.9%

Crime Rate

7.6% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 119
  • Violent Crimes: 451
  • Robbery: 102
  • Burglary: 615
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

64.69% Higher than national avg.
  • 286 offenders in Lorain
  • 44.89 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

231 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 34
  • Registered Polluters: 16
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 173


High 9.0%
  • Ohio unemployment average: 6.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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28 Public Schools view public schools

There are 28 K-12 public schools in Lorain, OH and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Lorain's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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286 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$105,000 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

72 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lorain, OH issued 72 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lorain, OH issued 64 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $583
  • 1 Bedroom: $689
  • 2 Bedrooms: $847
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,116
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,171

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Environmental Hazards

231 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (215/215)
    Lorain, OH has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Lorain, OH is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Lorain, OH is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.72°
  • February 29.28°
  • March 39.42°
  • April 50.92°
  • May 61.9°
  • June 69.85°
  • July 74.48°
  • August 71.66°
  • September 64.45°
  • October 53.78°
  • November 43.3°
  • December 32.63°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lorain, OH

Lorain, OH has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Lorain, OH has no risk of hurricanes.
Lorain, OH has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Lorain, OH has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lorain, OH: $36,398


Unemployment in Lorain is 9.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 6.3% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.12%
White Collar - 45.88%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Kasich
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown
  • Sen. Rob Portman

City Representatives

  • Marcy Kaptur

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

3 Cemeteries view all

10 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

3 Libraries view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Lorain, OH