13.7% Poverty Rate in Lorain County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Lorain County, Ohio

How does the Poverty Rate in Lorain County, Ohio compare to other counties in Ohio?

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Lorain County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

13.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lorain County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 13.7%.

12.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lorain County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Lorain County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Lorain County, Ohio who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 287,492 residents of Lorain County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 39,431 (13.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,046 (12.2%) of 8,565 residents of Lorain County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Lorain County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Lorain County is 13.7%.
Lorain County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Amherst 9.0%

11,978

Avon 2.9%

22,282

Avon Lake 4.1%

23,355

Eaton Estates 8.1%

1,105

Elyria 22.1%

53,222

Grafton 9.4%

2,009

LaGrange 8.2%

2,248

Lorain 25.4%

63,152

North Ridgeville 5.7%

31,993

Oberlin 23.5%

5,913

Pheasant Run 5.9%

1,289

Sheffield 5.4%

4,026

Sheffield Lake 6.9%

9,011

South Amherst 4.3%

1,668

Wellington 11.5%

5,082

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2018 Ohio Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Ohio in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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