Lorain employment information

IndexLorainOhioNational
Income per capita$19,573$27,800$29,829
Median household income$35,753$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,165$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,892$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$27,851$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$20,522$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate8.2%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level26.2%15.4%15.1%
The Lorain, OH employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lorain is $19,573, which is 30% lower than than the Ohio average and 34% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,753, which is 29% lower than than the Ohio average and 35% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lorain is 8%, which is 76% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lorain is 26% which is 73% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,832$35,753$71,506
City
$33,779$50,674$101,348
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lorain is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lorain is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lorain is 76% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lorain is 73% higher than the national average.

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Lorain median earnings by income bracket

Lorain employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.9%
Manufacturing sector28.0%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.9%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%13.6%
Public administration4.1%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%2.8%
Education, health & social services8.3%35.1%
Other22.8%27.3%

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Avon Lake, OH23,221$80,88446%
Sheffield, OH4,045$75,46136%
Lorain, OH63,714$35,75335%

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Lorain, OH63,714$35,75335%
Source: The Lorain, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).