Lorain County, Ohio 

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Population

312,172

+1.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$52,610

Median Home Price

$184,900

Median Age

41.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Lorain County, Ohio

Large city complex - Northeast Ohio along Lake Erie. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lorain County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

lorain, OH Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts & culture
Revitalized downtown
Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
Industrial areas
Economic cycles
Cloudy, wet climate


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

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Country: United States
State: Ohio
County: Lorain County
Metro Area: Cleveland-Elyria
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Lorain, Elyria, 36 total
Zip Codes: 44035, 44039, 44052, 44012, 44011, 44001, 44055, 44053, 44044, 44054, 15 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 806 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lorain County is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lorain County jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lorain County's cost of living is 19.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lorain County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Lorain county flipped narrowly Republican, 50.4% to 48.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lorain County's population is 312,172 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lorain County is Real Estate: $184,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%.

SCHOOLS
Lorain County public schools spend $11,705 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Lorain County. More Education



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Housing Market in lorain

It's a good time to buy in Lorain. Home Appreciation is up 14.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lorain is $184,900.

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ZIP CODES IN LORAIN COUNTY, OHIO
44035, 44039, 44052, 44012, 44011, 44001, 44055, 44053, 44044, 44054, 15 total

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