Elyria, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   160    Elyria city

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     56,746
Urban population....................................................     56,746
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................     14,547
Preprimary school...................................................      1,015
Elementary or high school...........................................     10,302
  Percent in private school.........................................       10.2
College.............................................................      3,230

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     35,301
Less than 9th grade.................................................      2,403
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      6,335
High school graduate................................................     13,139
Some college, no degree.............................................      6,948
Associates degree...................................................      2,593
Bachelor's degree...................................................      2,484
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      1,399

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       75.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       11.0

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     52,037
Lived in same house.................................................     29,320
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     22,460
  Same State........................................................     19,834
    Same county.....................................................     17,087
    Different county................................................      2,747
  Different State...................................................      2,626
Lived abroad........................................................        257

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     35,627
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      1,378
  With a mobility limitation........................................        708
  With a self-care limitation.......................................      1,029
With a work disability..............................................      3,043
    In labor force..................................................      1,268
  Prevented from working............................................      1,457
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      6,307
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      1,278
  With a mobility limitation........................................        977
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        761

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        432
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,510
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,901

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      7,016
  65 years and over.................................................      1,550

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     55,860
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       73.5
Foreign-born population.............................................        886
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................         91

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     52,037
Speak a language other than English.................................      2,227
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        663
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        772
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        177
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        158
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         66

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     73,723
Arab................................................................         54
Austrian............................................................         62
Belgian.............................................................         41
Canadian............................................................         73
Czech...............................................................        391
Danish..............................................................        175
Dutch...............................................................      1,747
English.............................................................      8,087
Finnish.............................................................         37
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,536
French Canadian.....................................................        246
German..............................................................     20,120
Greek...............................................................        317
Hungarian...........................................................      3,034
Irish...............................................................     10,228
Italian.............................................................      2,654
Lithuanian..........................................................         95
Norwegian...........................................................         93
Polish..............................................................      3,632
Portuguese..........................................................          9
Romanian............................................................        162
Russian.............................................................        393
Scotch-Irish........................................................      1,050
Scottish............................................................      1,311
Slovak..............................................................      1,858
Subsaharan African..................................................         37
Swedish.............................................................        403
Swiss...............................................................        275
Ukrainian...........................................................        128
United States or American...........................................      2,557
Welsh...............................................................        722
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         13
Yugoslavian.........................................................        318
Other ancestries....................................................     11,865

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     42,695
In labor force......................................................     28,275
      Percent in labor force........................................       66.2
  Civilian labor force..............................................     28,217
    Employed........................................................     26,257
    Unemployed......................................................      1,960
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.9
  Armed Forces......................................................         58
Not in labor force..................................................     14,420

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     19,867
In labor force......................................................     15,128
      Percent in labor force........................................       76.1
  Civilian labor force..............................................     15,070
    Employed........................................................     14,072
    Unemployed......................................................        998
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.6
  Armed Forces......................................................         58
Not in labor force..................................................      4,739

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     22,828
In labor force......................................................     13,147
      Percent in labor force........................................       57.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................     13,147
    Employed........................................................     12,185
    Unemployed......................................................        962
      Percent unemployed............................................        7.3
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      9,681

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     22,828
With own children under 6 years.....................................      3,730
  Percent in labor force............................................       60.9
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      4,228
  Percent in labor force............................................       73.0

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      5,353
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      3,109

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      9,725
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      6,549

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      3,221
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        356
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................        135
  Unemployed........................................................         88
  Not in labor force................................................        133

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     25,718
Percent drove alone.................................................       83.6
Percent in carpools.................................................       11.0
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.5
Percent using other means...........................................        0.7
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        4.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       19.1

       OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     26,257
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      2,512
Professional specialty occupations..................................      2,923
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        917
Sales occupations...................................................      2,847
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      3,842
Private household occupations.......................................         73
Protective service occupations......................................        452
Service occupations, except protective and household................      3,463
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        173
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      3,515
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      3,382
Transportation and material moving occupations......................      1,070
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................      1,088

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     26,257
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        195
Mining..............................................................         21
Construction........................................................      1,268
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,607
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      6,200
Transportation......................................................        787
Communications and other public utilities...........................        577
Wholesale trade.....................................................        778
Retail trade........................................................      4,559
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      1,367
Business and repair services........................................      1,274
Personal services...................................................        711
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        297
Health services.....................................................      2,777
Educational services................................................      1,838
Other professional and related services.............................      1,126
Public administration...............................................        875

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     26,257
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     22,259
Government workers..................................................      2,855
  Local government workers..........................................      1,989
  State government workers..........................................        313
  Federal government workers........................................        553
Self-employed workers...............................................      1,068
Unpaid family workers...............................................         75

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     21,489
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,451
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,962
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      2,167
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      4,269
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      4,203
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      4,003
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      2,553
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        590
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        224
$150,000 or more....................................................         67
Median household income (dollars)...................................     26,923

  Families..........................................................     15,524
Less than $5,000....................................................        950
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        826
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,110
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      3,056
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      3,158
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      3,297
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      2,331
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        546
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        196
$150,000 or more....................................................         54
Median family income (dollars)......................................     30,553

  Nonfamily households..............................................      5,965
Less than $5,000....................................................        600
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,121
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,101
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,285
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        976
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        656
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        157
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         40
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         16
$150,000 or more....................................................         13
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     16,235

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     11,980

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     21,489
With wage and salary income.........................................     16,547
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     31,771
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      1,618
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     17,821
With farm self-employment income....................................         55
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................        459
With Social Security income.........................................      5,576
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,965
With public assistance income.......................................      1,810
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,612
With retirement income..............................................      3,774
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      7,166

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     55,805
    Below poverty level.............................................      7,661

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     40,401
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,336
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      6,307
    Below poverty level.............................................        695

Related children under 18 years.....................................     15,335
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,281
  Related children under 5 years....................................      4,622
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,127
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................     10,713
    Below poverty level.............................................      2,154

Unrelated individuals...............................................      7,576
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,588

  All families......................................................     15,524
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,813
With related children under 18 years................................      8,493
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,584
  With related children under 5 years...............................      3,508
    Below poverty level.............................................        793

  Female householder families.......................................      3,008
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,170
With related children under 18 years................................      2,164
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,106
  With related children under 5 years...............................        812
    Below poverty level.............................................        518
 

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       13.7%
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       10.7%
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       11.0%
  Related children under 18 years...................................       21.4%
    Related children under 5 years..................................       24.4%
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       20.1%
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       21.0%

All families........................................................       11.7%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       18.7%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       22.6%

Female householder families.........................................       38.9%
  With related children under 18 years..............................       51.1%
    With related children under 5 years.............................       63.8%

      Total housing units...........................................     22,544

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................         75
1985 to 1988........................................................        440
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,221
1970 to 1979........................................................      5,154
1960 to 1969........................................................      4,680
1950 to 1959........................................................      3,943
1940 to 1949........................................................      2,234
1939 or earlier.....................................................      4,797

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        141
1 bedroom...........................................................      2,753
2 bedrooms..........................................................      6,559
3 bedrooms..........................................................      9,840
4 bedrooms..........................................................      2,682
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        569

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................        118
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................        104
Condominium housing units...........................................        456

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     22,436
Individual drilled well.............................................         89
Individual dug well.................................................         14
Some other source...................................................          5

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     22,027
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        472
Other means.........................................................         45

      Occupied housing units........................................     21,423

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     16,991
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................        362
Electricity.........................................................      3,413
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        287
Coal or coke........................................................         17
Wood................................................................        127
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................        185
No fuel used........................................................         41

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      4,199
1985 to 1988........................................................      6,150
1980 to 1984........................................................      2,782
1970 to 1979........................................................      4,004
1960 to 1969........................................................      2,304
1959 or earlier.....................................................      1,984

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................      1,323

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     21,423
None................................................................      1,890
1...................................................................      7,834
2...................................................................      8,290
3 or more...........................................................      3,409

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     11,620
  With a mortgage...................................................      7,636
    Less than $300..................................................        402
    $300 to $499....................................................      2,118
    $500 to $699....................................................      2,884
    $700 to $999....................................................      1,752
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        421
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         44
    $2,000 or more..................................................         15
    Median (dollars)................................................        580
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      3,984
    Less than $100..................................................         83
    $100 to $199....................................................      1,668
    $200 to $299....................................................      1,803
    $300 to $399....................................................        326
    $400 or more....................................................        104
    Median (dollars)................................................        210

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     11,620
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      7,236
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,674
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        998
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        515
  35 percent or more................................................      1,124
  Not computed......................................................         73

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      7,949
  Less than $200....................................................        783
  $200 to $299......................................................      1,027
  $300 to $499......................................................      4,537
  $500 to $749......................................................      1,243
  $750 to $999......................................................         72
  $1,000 or more....................................................         66
  No cash rent......................................................        221
  Median (dollars)..................................................        374

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      7,949
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      2,812
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      1,142
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        893
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        659
  35 percent or more................................................      2,089
  Not computed......................................................        354
 


 

 

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