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Vandalia, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Vandalia had a population of 15,097 as of July 1, 2017. Vandalia ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vandalia is located at latitude 39.879 and longitude -84.1922 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vandalia (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Vandalia (GNIS ID: 1086680) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vandalia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Vandalia, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,097
Daytime Population: Workers 11,180
Daytime Population: Residents 7,437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,617
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 14,939
Population in Familes 11,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density2 1,224
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $56,175
Average Household Income $70,718
Per Capita Income $30,956


Total Housing Units 7,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,985 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,542 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $143,250
Average Home Value $166,922


Total Households 6,527
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,046
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.09%
Households -0.09% -0.06%
Families -0.4% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Vandalia, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vandalia to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 121 90th
Population Density # 608 50th
Diversity Index # 280 77th
Median Household Income # 427 65th
Per Capita Income # 249 80th

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