Lorain, Ohio






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A Taste of Lorain, Ohio

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LORAIN?

  1. Lorain is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The municipality is located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Black River, about 30 miles west of Cleveland. As of the 2010 Census, the city had a total population of 64,097, making it Ohio's 10th largest city.

  2. Politics
    Politics in the City of Lorain have traditionally been closely tied to the local Democratic Party. However, through the years Republicans occasionally have been able to win offices. Since the late 1990s Lorain has elected all Democrats to city council, but in 1999 a Republican - Craig Foltin - was elected mayor. In 2003, the voters re-elected Craig L. Foltin.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $33,917, and the median income for a family was $39,454. Males had a median income of $34,120 versus $23,065 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,340. About 14.2% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

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Demographics of Lorain, Ohio

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

69.70%

15.94%

0.44%

0.33%

21.03%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Lorain, Ohio

     
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Businesses in Lorain, Ohio


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Move It! Dance Project -  Category: Dance -   Welcome to Move It! Dance Project. We create a fun, energetic dance environment for students to learn, grow and MOVE to enhance self confidence and get in shape! We believe the discipline learned through dance lessons changes lives. We service the Youth of Lorain County. Our classes are for students ages 4-14... Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Technique.
    All Jazz/Hip Hop classes will be "high energy" and students will learn "popular dance moves" and basic fundamentals of how to do... Splits, Bridge/Backbend, Cartwheel & Forward Roll
    Our young students ages 4-6 take PRE-DANCE which consists of Pre-Ballet, Pre-Tap, Pre-Jazz & Personality Singing. We offer the opportunity for Ballet Examinations and Competition Teams for serious-minded students. Our students are active in the community. They have been featured on the front page of the Morning Journal and in the Chronicle newspapers displaying how confident they have become through Move It! Dance Project.
    JOIN the fun today! Call 440-258-6216 to register on the phone or visit www.moveitdance.org to register online.   - P.O. Box 1321 Colorodo Avenue Lorain, Ohio 44055 (440) 258-6216 - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Babe's Good n Plenty Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1518 Long Ave. Lorain, Ohio 44055 (440) 915-3836

  2. No Better Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1840 E 28th St. Lorain, Ohio 44055 (440) 277-0195

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CHURCHES



  1. Greater Noel Tabernacle Church of God In Christ -  3529 Ada Ave, Lorain, OH 44055-1537 (440) 233-8221

  2. Greater St. Matthew A.M.E. Church -  1909 West 24th Street, Lorain, OH 44052 (440) 282-9415

  3. St Peter Church of God In Christ -   3301 Broadway, Lorain, OH 44055 (440) 246-1096

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Casey's Restaurant & Comedy -  Category: Entertainment -   575 Broadway, Lorain, OH 44052 (440) 246-6226

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