Alliance is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,016 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Alliance is the 70th largest community in Ohio. Alliance has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Alliance isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alliance are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alliance is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alliance who work in sales jobs (12.06%), office and administrative support (11.65%), and food service (7.97%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Alliance, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Alliance provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
The citizens of Alliance are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.63% of adults in Alliance have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Alliance in 2010 was $17,926, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,704 for a family of four. However, Alliance contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alliance is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alliance home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alliance residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alliance include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Alliance is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.