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Lima Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Lima Area is 105,562. The Lima Area population density is 259.46 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 257.90 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Lima Area is white, which represent 83.39% of the total population. The average Lima Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 105,562. #358

Population Density, #113

Lima Area
259.46 per square mile
257.90 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:88,027 (83.39%, #521)
Black:12,490 (11.83%, #216)
Hispanic:2,718 (2.57%, #659)
Asian:821 (0.78%, #516)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):285 (0.27%, #591)
One Race, Other:810 (0.77%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3,129 (2.96%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

83,940 (79.52%) out of the total population of 105,562 reported first ancestry.

 Lima Area% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Arab2660.25%, see rank0.67%0.56%
Czech1300.12%, see rank0.57%0.47%
Danish260.02%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch2,5032.37%, see rank1.53%1.40%
English7,6917.29%, see rank8.71%8.02%
French2,5312.40%, see rank2.49%3.34%
German34,68432.86%, see rank26.30%15.03%
Greek1940.18%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian4340.41%, see rank1.65%0.46%
Irish11,96811.34%, see rank13.79%10.80%
Italian4,3274.10%, see rank6.44%5.52%
Norwegian2240.21%, see rank0.36%1.42%
Polish1,1641.10%, see rank3.79%3.01%
Portuguese700.07%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian2540.24%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7190.68%, see rank0.96%0.99%
Scottish1,7191.63%, see rank1.82%1.72%
Subsaharan African6810.65%, see rank0.91%0.95%
Swedish4900.46%, see rank0.63%1.27%
Swiss1,6531.57%, see rank0.64%0.30%
Ukrainian1350.13%, see rank0.36%0.31%
American8,6618.20%, see rank8.47%7.12%
Welsh1,4451.37%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 53,186 (50.38%, see rank)
Females: 52,376 (49.62%, see rank)

Lima Area
Male: 50.38%
Female: 49.62%
Male: 48.89%
Female: 51.11%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Lima Area
38.20 years old
39.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Lima Area
36.40 years old
37.60 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Lima Area
40.20 years old
40.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Lima Area% of the Total PopulationOhioU.S.
Under 5 years6,5546.21%, see rank6.06%6.36%
5 to 9 years6,9946.63%, see rank6.41%6.51%
10 to 14 years7,0816.71%, see rank6.59%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,7087.30%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years7,9497.53%, see rank6.77%7.13%
25 to 34 years12,37011.72%, see rank12.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years12,22811.58%, see rank12.43%12.96%
45 to 54 years14,52613.76%, see rank14.45%14.09%
55 to 64 years14,11113.37%, see rank13.23%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,4167.97%, see rank7.99%7.64%
75 to 84 5,1024.83%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over2,5232.39%, see rank2.09%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Lima AreaOhioU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population69,276, 100%7,781,111209,056,129
Less Than High School8,128, 11.73%, see rank11.18%13.67%
High School Graduate27,495, 39.69%, see rank34.47%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree21,733, 31.37%, see rank28.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree6,961, 10.05%, see rank16.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree4,959, 7.16%, see rank9.53%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.06, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Lima Area OhioU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,24574.85%25.15%70.31%29.69%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)11,02888.33%, see rank11.67%, see rank86.56%13.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)5,86789.04%, see rank10.96%, see rank88.02%11.98%90.60%9.40%
College7,74573.34%, see rank26.66%, see rank77.45%22.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School77561.81%, see rank38.19%, see rank67.20%32.80%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Lima AreaOhioU.S.
Total Households40,191, 100%4,570,015116,211,092
Average Household Size2.52, see rank2.462.63
1 Person Households11,213, 27.90%, see rank29.80%27.57%
2 or More Person Households28,978, 72.10%, see rank70.20%72.43%
Family Households (Families)26,998, 67.17%, see rank64.42%66.22%
Average Family Size3.17, see rank3.143.32
Married-Couple Family19,149, 47.64%, see rank47.09%48.42%
Nonfamily Households13,193, 32.83%, see rank35.58%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Lima Area%OhioU.S.
15 Years and Over Total84,933see rank9,357,659252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over42,673100%, see rank4,524,956123,281,364
Never Married14,92834.98%, see rank34.15%35.77%
Married21,42850.21%, see rank52.00%52.04%
Widowed1,2873.02%, see rank2.92%2.57%
Divorced5,03011.79%, see rank10.93%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over42,260100%, see rank4,832,703129,692,771
Never Married11,61527.48%, see rank28.33%29.48%
Married20,34648.14%, see rank48.65%49.19%
Widowed4,42210.46%, see rank9.91%9.16%
Divorced5,87713.91%, see rank13.11%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Lima Area%OhioU.S.
Native104,07998.60%, see rank95.94%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence85,63881.13%, see rank75.10%58.73%
Born in Different State17,75816.82%, see rank20.09%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6830.65%, see rank0.75%1.42%
Foreign Born1,4831.40%, see rank4.06%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7590.72%, see rank2.02%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7240.69%, see rank2.03%7.09%
Born In Europe3170.30%, see rank0.99%1.53%
Born In Asia6600.63%, see rank1.62%3.82%
Born In Africa1030.10%, see rank0.48%0.55%
Born In Oceania170.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America3230.31%, see rank0.82%6.83%
Born In Northern America630.06%, see rank0.13%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Lima Area%OhioU.S.
English38,57895.99%, see rank92.18%79.39%
Spanish6731.67%, see rank2.68%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5041.25%, see rank3.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2300.57%, see rank1.22%3.36%
Other2060.51%, see rank0.84%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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