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Galion, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Galion had a population of 10,385 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Galion is located at latitude 40.7388 and longitude -82.7724 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galion (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Galion (GNIS ID: 1085937) has a C6 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Galion is located within Township of Galion City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crawford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galion population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galion: Galeon, Goshen, Hardscrabble, Horseshoe, Hosfords, LovericksSettlement, Loverings, New Moccasin, Spangtown, Spongetown, The Corners.

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Galion, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,385
Population in Households 10,281
Population in Familes 7,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 1,363
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 4,454
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,769
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,635 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,819 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 695 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $81,369
Average Home Value $95,046


Median Household Income $34,073
Average Household Income $42,747
Per Capita Income $18,284
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.3%
Households -0.11% -0.25%
Families -0.16% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Galion, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galion to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 183 85th
Population Density1 # 545 55th
Diversity Index2 # 698 43rd
Median Household Income # 1121 8th
Per Capita Income # 1091 10th

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