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Lorain is a city in Lorain County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
The community was named after French province
The latitude of Lorain is 41.452N. The longitude is -82.182W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 67,955.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lorain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lorain County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44052 ZIP code.
14% of Lorain residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lorain ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lorain was $16,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Lorain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lorain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $839.
Libraries in Lorain include Lorain Public Library, South Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lorain include Morning Journal
TV stations in Lorain include WUAB.
Lorain County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lorain political report.
The average commute time for Lorain workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lorain between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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