Lorain, Ohio Houses for Sale

Lorain is located in the northern part of the state of Ohio and a city in Lorain County, it sits at the mouth of the Black River on Lake Erie, and on the northwestern part of Elyria and on the western side of Cleveland. The area was discovered in 1787 by the Moravian missionaries, who camped briefly in 1787. However, the site’s first permanent settler was Nathan Perry, who was from Vermont, who then built a trading post in 1807. The place was first called Black River and was later incorporated in 1836 as the village of Charleston and was subsequently renamed for the county after a city in France, Loraine when it was rechartered to become a city. The industry in coal and iron-ore trade was established along with the completion of what will grow as the Cleveland, Lorain, and Wheeling Railroad, as well as the opening of the Poe Locke and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Lorain, OH Prices for Houses for Sale

150,570 +16%
130,733 +15%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Lorain Homes for Purchase

77 +15%
84 -17%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

41 +23%

Crime & Safety

Total Arrests 1,086 (2020)
Total Incidents 3,915 (2020)
CrimeScore 44.34  
National Rank 4003rd  
Statewide Rank 298th  

Local Statistics

Population 63,872 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,459 (-5.56%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 14
Assault Offenses 1,598
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 329
Counterfeiting/Forgery 4
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 605
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 120
Fraud Offenses 71
Homicide Offenses 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 12
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,109
Motor Vehicle Theft 93
Prostitution Offenses 4
Robbery 60
Sex Offenses 45
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 11
Weapon Law Violations 135

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