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Lima, OH
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Lima profile

Living in Lima

Lima is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 34,977 people and 28 associated neighborhoods, Lima is the 40th largest community in Ohio.

One of the benefits of Lima is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.92 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The rate of college-level education in Lima is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.70% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lima in 2018 was $21,105, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,420 for a family of four. However, Lima contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lima is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lima home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lima residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lima include German, English, Irish, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lima is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.