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1.04% decline
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3.45% growth
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2.54% growth
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1.77% decline


The economy of Lima, OH employs 15,207 people. The economy of Lima, OH is specialized in Manufacturing; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 2.17; 1.82; and 1.62 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Lima, OH are Manufacturing (3,192), Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,434), and Accommodation & Food Service (1,988), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($46,220), Finance & Insurance ($39,489), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($32,799).

Median household income in Lima, OH is $30,953. Males in Lima, OH have an average income that is 1.54 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,727. The income inequality of Lima, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Lima, OH. In Allen County, OH the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 79 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,116. Mahoning County, OH has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Ohio.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Lima, OH is from the county of Allen County, OH.

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Lima, OH is home to a population of 37,836 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Lima, OH is composed of 24,564 White residents (64.9%), 9,782 Black residents (25.9%), 1,711 Two+ residents (4.52%), 1,237 Hispanic residents (3.27%), and 274 Asian residents (0.72%). The most common foreign languages in Lima, OH are Spanish (547 speakers), Vietnamese (107 speakers), and Arabic (68 speakers), but compared to other places, Lima, OH has a relative high number of Thai (23 speakers), Other West Germanic (18 speakers), and German (68 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Lima, OH awarded 1,974 degrees. The student population of Lima, OH is skewed away from females, with 1,672 male students and 302 female students. Most students in Lima, OH are White (1,314 and 66.6%), followed by Unknown (567 and 28.7%), Hispanic or Latino (32 and 1.62%), and Black or African American (32 and 1.62%). The largest universities in Lima, OH by number of graduates are University of Northwestern Ohio (1,974 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Lima, OH are Automobile Mechanics Technology (347 and 17.6%), Diesel Mechanics Technology (340 and 17.2%), and High Performance & Custom Engine Technician (205 and 10.4%). The median tuition costs in Lima, OH are N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,622 and $9,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lima, OH is $66,600, which is 0.32 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $67,800 to $66,600, a 1.77% increase. The homeownership rate of Lima, OH is 45.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Lima, OH have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lima, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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