Vandalia is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 15,106 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vandalia is the 119th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vandalia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vandalia is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vandalia who work in office and administrative support (14.65%), management occupations (11.89%), and sales jobs (10.68%).
The population of Vandalia overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Vandalia, 21.21% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Vandalia in 2010 was $26,968, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,872 for a family of four. However, Vandalia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Vandalia is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Vandalia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vandalia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vandalia include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Vandalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.