Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesB-
- Cost of LivingA-
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Lorain is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 63,773. Lorain is in Lorain County. Living in Lorain offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lorain there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Lorain and residents tend to have moderate political views.
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Working in Lorain
Lorain is a struggling community with staggering poverty rates, high crime, failing public schools and a lack of sustainable employment, affordable housing, and public transportation. However the citizens of Lorain are resourceful and there are many agencies and programs throughout the city that help to alleviate some of the issues caused by poverty. Lorain also is working hard on revitalizing the downtown area. Lorain is blessed with parks in nearly every neighborhood and an amazing beach!
I love living in Lorain! The diversity is my favorite thing about it . There is a strong sense of community and everyone is friendly. The schools are great and the kids are high achieving. There are amazing festivals, like the International Festival, where the city comes together to share their traditions and culture. I can’t imagine being anywhere else!
I have lived in Lorain my whole life!! (50+ years). I have lived in alot of different areas of Lorain. Lorain has changed alot in the years. Some good, some bad, but Lorain is diverse, people care about each other and I have always felt comfortable here. Lorain city schools need some help, but they are always working towards making it better. There are jobs out there. Just need to look. The only crimes I have ever had committed against me were outside of Lorain. Lorain has alot of potential and I can see us moving toward realizing that potential. YAY Lorain!!!!!!!