Elyria Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Elyria Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
53,757

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
15.8%
18 - 24:
10.1%
25 - 34:
13.0%
35 - 54:
23.9%
55 - 64:
14.9%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
High School Graduates
87.2%
87.2%
College Graduated
15.5%
15.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Elyria
$24,443
$24,443
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Elyria
$44,324
$44,324
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
23.1%

Employment Industries in Elyria

 
Manufacturing
19.0%
19.0%
Healthcare
16.4%
16.4%
Retail
13.1%
13.1%
Accommodation
9.5%
9.5%
Education
6.3%
6.3%
Construction
5.0%
5.0%
Administration
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Public Service
3.8%
3.8%
Transportation
3.6%
3.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.5%
3.5%
Finance
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
71.8%
71.8%
Black Or African American
15.2%
15.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
1.0%
1.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.6%
4.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.1%
7.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.6%
21.6%
Irish
13.0%
13.0%
English
8.8%
8.8%
Polish
7.2%
7.2%
Italian
6.5%
6.5%
Hungarian
4.1%
4.1%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Slovak
1.6%
1.6%
African
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
Czechoslovakian
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.6%
0.6%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Slovene
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Croatian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.5%
94.5%
Spanish
3.0%
3.0%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Elyria Residents:
2.8%