Lima demographics profile

StatisticLimaOhioNational
Population37,83611,586,941318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,79525891
Median age33.239.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%42%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Lima, OH has a population of 37,836 and is the 1,098th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,795 per sq mi which is 985% higher than the Ohio average and 2985% higher than the national average. The median age in Lima is 33 which is approximately 16% lower than the Ohio average of 39. In Lima, 38% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 78% of Lima residents were born in Ohio, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lima is 985% higher than Ohio.
  • The median age in Lima is 16% lower than Ohio.
  • In Lima 67.15% of the population is White.
  • In Lima 25.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lima 0.75% of the population is Asian.

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Lima population breakdown by race

RaceLimaOhioNational
White67.15%82.16%73.35%
Black or African American25.92%12.27%12.63%
Asian0.75%1.94%5.22%
American Indian0.41%0.19%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.15%2.57%3.06%
Other race0.63%0.85%4.75%
In Lima, 3.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lima, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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