Mentor, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Lake County
   060       Mentor City

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     47,358
Urban population....................................................     47,358
    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....................     12,696
Preprimary school...................................................      1,105
Elementary or high school...........................................      8,529
  Percent in private school.........................................       18.2
College.............................................................      3,062

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     30,527
Less than 9th grade.................................................        984
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      3,301
High school graduate................................................     10,064
Some college, no degree.............................................      7,328
Associates degree...................................................      2,035
Bachelor's degree...................................................      4,730
Graduate or professional degree.....................................      2,085

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       86.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       22.3

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     43,813
Lived in same house.................................................     25,016
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     18,650
  Same State........................................................     15,994
    Same county.....................................................     10,528
    Different county................................................      5,466
  Different State...................................................      2,656
Lived abroad........................................................        147

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     31,259
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        756
  With a mobility limitation........................................        433
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        511
With a work disability..............................................      1,910
    In labor force..................................................        954
  Prevented from working............................................        695
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      4,347
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        561
  With a mobility limitation........................................        408
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        338

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        153
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,197
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,940

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      5,740
  65 years and over.................................................      1,256

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     46,060
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       76.5
Foreign-born population.............................................      1,298
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................        121

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     43,813
Speak a language other than English.................................      2,083
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        598
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        310
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         78
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................        167
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         54

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     70,605
Arab................................................................        152
Austrian............................................................        187
Belgian.............................................................         23
Canadian............................................................        128
Czech...............................................................      1,018
Danish..............................................................        203
Dutch...............................................................      1,181
English.............................................................      7,899
Finnish.............................................................        419
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,639
French Canadian.....................................................        299
German..............................................................     17,193
Greek...............................................................        157
Hungarian...........................................................      2,598
Irish...............................................................     10,374
Italian.............................................................      7,277
Lithuanian..........................................................        571
Norwegian...........................................................        305
Polish..............................................................      4,048
Portuguese..........................................................         23
Romanian............................................................         66
Russian.............................................................        488
Scotch-Irish........................................................        918
Scottish............................................................      1,203
Slovak..............................................................      3,337
Subsaharan African..................................................          0
Swedish.............................................................        933
Swiss...............................................................        193
Ukrainian...........................................................        301
United States or American...........................................      1,070
Welsh...............................................................        749
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................          0
Yugoslavian.........................................................      2,610
Other ancestries....................................................      3,043

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     35,789
In labor force......................................................     25,671
      Percent in labor force........................................       71.7
  Civilian labor force..............................................     25,664
    Employed........................................................     24,672
    Unemployed......................................................        992
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.9
  Armed Forces......................................................          7
Not in labor force..................................................     10,118

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     17,202
In labor force......................................................     14,045
      Percent in labor force........................................       81.6
  Civilian labor force..............................................     14,038
    Employed........................................................     13,439
    Unemployed......................................................        599
      Percent unemployed............................................        4.3
  Armed Forces......................................................          7
Not in labor force..................................................      3,157

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     18,587
In labor force......................................................     11,626
      Percent in labor force........................................       62.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................    11,626
    Employed........................................................     11,233
    Unemployed......................................................        393
      Percent unemployed............................................        3.4
  Armed Forces......................................................          0
Not in labor force..................................................      6,961

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     18,587
With own children under 6 years.....................................      3,058
  Percent in labor force............................................       59.5
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      3,736
  Percent in labor force............................................       79.3

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      4,369
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      2,588

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      8,417
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      6,183

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      2,686
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        197
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................         97
  Unemployed........................................................         15
  Not in labor force................................................         85

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     24,341
Percent drove alone.................................................       87.7
Percent in carpools.................................................        8.6
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.4
Percent using other means...........................................        0.2
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        2.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       22.4

OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     24,672
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      3,867
Professional specialty occupations..................................      3,537
Technicians and related support occupations.........................      1,014
Sales occupations...................................................      3,470
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      4,116
Private household occupations.......................................         69
Protective service occupations......................................        343
Service occupations, except protective and household................      2,105
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        167
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      3,011
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      1,674
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        627
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        672

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     24,672
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        258
Mining..............................................................         43
Construction........................................................      1,388
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,532
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      5,569
Transportation......................................................        649
Communications and other public utilities...........................        844
Wholesale trade.....................................................      1,389
Retail trade........................................................      4,416
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................      1,431
Business and repair services........................................      1,008
Personal services...................................................        510
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        268
Health services.....................................................      2,004
Educational services................................................      1,448
Other professional and related services.............................      1,348
Public administration...............................................        567

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     24,672
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     21,574
Government workers..................................................      1,941
  Local government workers..........................................      1,432
  State government workers..........................................        173
  Federal government workers........................................        336
Self-employed workers...............................................      1,104
Unpaid family workers...............................................         53

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     16,817
Less than $5,000....................................................        286
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        575
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        875
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,982
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,707
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      3,768
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      4,458
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,495
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        426
$150,000 or more....................................................        245
Median household income (dollars)...................................     42,095

  Families..........................................................     13,458
Less than $5,000....................................................        137
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        195
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        407
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,332
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,122
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      3,152
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      4,077
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................      1,420
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        390
$150,000 or more....................................................        226
Median family income (dollars)......................................     46,589

  Nonfamily households..............................................      3,359
Less than $5,000....................................................        149
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        387
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        479
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................        676
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        639
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        589
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................        343
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         55
$100,000 to $149,999................................................         31
$150,000 or more....................................................         11
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     24,721

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     16,717

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     16,817
With wage and salary income.........................................     14,155
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     45,369
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      1,877
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     17,341
With farm self-employment income....................................         51
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................      7,835
With Social Security income.........................................      3,849
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      8,555
With public assistance income.......................................        518
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      4,098
With retirement income..............................................      2,983
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      9,229

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     47,072
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,351

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     34,223
    Below poverty level.............................................        923
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      4,347
    Below poverty level.............................................        202

Related children under 18 years.....................................     12,842
    Below poverty level.............................................        421
  Related children under 5 years....................................      3,531
    Below poverty level.............................................        150
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      9,311
    Below poverty level.............................................        271

Unrelated individuals...............................................      4,169
    Below poverty level.............................................        417

  All families......................................................     13,458
    Below poverty level.............................................        305
With related children under 18 years................................      6,962
    Below poverty level.............................................        218
  With related children under 5 years...............................      2,632
    Below poverty level.............................................        101

  Female householder families.......................................      1,332
    Below poverty level.............................................        143
With related children under 18 years................................        772
    Below poverty level.............................................        122
  With related children under 5 years...............................        104
    Below poverty level.............................................         44

       Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................        2.9
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................        2.7
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................        4.6
  Related children under 18 years...................................        3.3
    Related children under 5 years..................................        4.2
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................        2.9
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       10.0

All families........................................................        2.3
  With related children under 18 years..............................        3.1
    With related children under 5 years.............................        3.8

Female householder families.........................................       10.7
  With related children under 18 years..............................       15.8
    With related children under 5 years.............................       42.3

      Total housing units...........................................     17,172

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        475
1985 to 1988........................................................      1,829
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,271
1970 to 1979........................................................      4,387
1960 to 1969........................................................      4,281
1950 to 1959........................................................      3,085
1940 to 1949........................................................        849
1939 or earlier.....................................................        995

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................          7
1 bedroom...........................................................        454
2 bedrooms..........................................................      3,110
3 bedrooms..........................................................      9,354
4 bedrooms..........................................................      3,790
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        457

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         34
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         33
Condominium housing units...........................................      2,332

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     16,785
Individual drilled well.............................................        277
Individual dug well.................................................         70
Some other source...................................................         40

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     16,293
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        879
Other means.........................................................          0

      Occupied housing units........................................     16,730

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     13,851
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         31
Electricity.........................................................      1,854
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        890
Coal or coke........................................................          0
Wood................................................................         61
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................         33
No fuel used........................................................         10

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      2,423
1985 to 1988........................................................      5,341
1980 to 1984........................................................      2,402
1970 to 1979........................................................      3,903
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,629
1959 or earlier.....................................................      1,032

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        129

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     16,730
None................................................................        513
1...................................................................      3,882
2...................................................................      8,306
3 or more...........................................................      4,029

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     12,825
  With a mortgage...................................................     10,252
    Less than $300..................................................        127
    $300 to $499....................................................      1,119
    $500 to $699....................................................      2,855
    $700 to $999....................................................      3,618
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................      2,189
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................        273
    $2,000 or more..................................................         71
    Median (dollars)................................................        774
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      2,573
    Less than $100..................................................          6
    $100 to $199....................................................        591
    $200 to $299....................................................      1,392
    $300 to $399....................................................        454
    $400 or more....................................................        130
    Median (dollars)................................................        245

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................     12,825
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      7,320
  20 to 24 percent..................................................      2,201
  25 to 29 percent..................................................      1,401
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        814
  35 percent or more................................................      1,065
  Not computed......................................................         24

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,348
  Less than $200....................................................          0
  $200 to $299......................................................         38
  $300 to $499......................................................        766
  $500 to $749......................................................      1,186
  $750 to $999......................................................        228
  $1,000 or more....................................................         35
  No cash rent......................................................         95
  Median (dollars)..................................................        558
 

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      2,348
  Less than 20 percent..............................................        752
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        411
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        306
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        128
  35 percent or more................................................        641
  Not computed......................................................        110
 


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