Galion, OH


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Galion is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,127 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Galion is the 171st largest community in Ohio. Galion has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Galion is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Galion is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Galion who work in office and administrative support (14.33%), sales jobs (8.83%), and food service (7.20%).

Galion is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Galion have a very low rate of college education: just 9.38% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Galion in 2010 was $17,877, 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 $71,508 for a family of four.

The people who call Galion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galion residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Galion include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Galion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.