Lorain, Ohio 

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Population

63,647

11% Decline

Unemployment Rate

8.2%

Median Income

$35,330

Avg. Home Price

$65,700

Best Places to Live in Lorain, Ohio

Large city complex - Northeast Ohio along Lake Erie
Pros
-Arts & culture
-Revitalized downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
-Industrial areas
-Economic cycles
-Cloudy, wet climate

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What Bert Has To Say About Cleveland-Elyria Metro Area

Cleveland is a major industrial city and gateway with a storied past and an improving future. The city’s industrial heritage is notable, with steel mills and shipping facilities along the waterfront and in the Cuyahoga River valley to the south. A number of factors—the decline of core industries in the 60’s and 70’s, the decay of the inner city, and pollution problems which culminated in the ignition of the river into a fiery inferno—gave the city a black eye from which it is still recovering, and the local nickname “mistake on the Lake.” A massive urban renewal program has cleaned up some of the industrial zones, created the entertainment-oriented “Flats” waterfront section, and brought new sports stadiums into the city.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Ohio
County: Lorain County
Metro Area: Cleveland-Elyria Metro Area
City: Lorain
Zip Codes: 44052 44055 44053
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 806 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lorain is 8.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lorain jobs have increased by 0.27%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lorain's cost of living is 17.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lorain's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lorain's population is 63,647 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -10.67%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lorain is $65,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lorain public schools spend $15,111 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Lorain. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lorain

It's a good time to buy in Lorain. Home Appreciation is up 7.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Lorain Real Estate.

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Reviews for Lorain   8 Reviews
Quality of Life - 3/11/2014
Well, in short...It Sucks !!! It's become like the movie "Escape from New York". The city of Lorain has the highest amount of sex offenders and other criminals. The... Read More

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Loain-city in decline. - 7/6/2011
I lived in Lorain for over 40 years of my life. It used to be a nice place to grow up and then raise a family. I return every year to visit family and meet up with... Read More

Where has the morale gone - 4/4/2008
Living in Ohio is very unmotivating. There have been job cuts, homelessness and uncompassion all around us here. We strive to get ahead and take care of our families. ... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LORAIN, OHIO
44052 44055 44053
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