Elida, Ohio

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Elida, Ohio

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High Points

Elida strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Elida Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Elida Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 12% Elida Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Elida People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Elida College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Elida, Ohio

Comparing Elida to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 2

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Elida Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles SE of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio
County Allen
Metro Area Lima
Standard Zip Codes 45807
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.788
Longitude -84.203

Elida Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station KENTON
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Elida Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,917 100%
Male 937 48.9%
Female 980 51.1%
Under 18 578 30.2%
18+ 1,339 69.8%
65+ 210 11%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3.15
White 1,835 95.7%
African-American 37 1.9%
Asian 11 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 14 0.7%
Mixed Race 19 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 1.5%

Estimated Elida Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,894
Growth -23
Growth % -1.2%

Elida Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 42.5%
Irish 10.4%
US/American 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
English 7%
Italian 6.7%
Welsh 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.8%
Swiss 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Polish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Belgian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elida 1,917 $58,750
Cairo 499 $39,375
Cridersville 1,817 $36,653
Delphos 6,944 $44,385
Fort Jennings 432 $53,393
Lima 40,081 $32,405
Spencerville 2,235 $40,625
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Elida High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 861 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.3

A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 34 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

Elida Colleges

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