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Population (year 2000): 11,341. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,449 (+1.0% change)
Males: 5,232 (46.1%), Females: 6,109 (53.9%)

Crawford County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $31,513 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,300 (year 2000)

Galion, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Galion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), United States (16.6%), Irish (11.0%), English (9.5%), Italian (2.9%), French (2.2%).Ohio

Elevation: 1166 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Galion,

For population 25 years and over in Galion

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Galion city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -478 (-4.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Columbus, (53.3 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (344.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: OH (4.9 miles Crestline, Robinson, OH (6.3 miles North OH (12.1 miles Tiro, Gilead, OH (12.9 miles Mount OH (13.0 miles Ontario, OH (13.2 miles Edison, OH Bucyrus, (13.6 miles OH (13.7 miles Shelby,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,700

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 82.79 W

Area codes: 419, 567

Galion, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.1%), Educational,health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -763 (-6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,002 (38.3%)

Crime in Galion by Year

Type 1999 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 8.8 8.8 0.0
Rapes 7 2 2 6
    per 100,000 61.7 17.6 17.6 52.9
Robberies 2 5 4 1
    per 100,000 17.6 44.1 35.3 8.8
Assaults 7 3 7 18
    per 100,000 61.7 26.5 61.7 158.7
Burglaries 120 72 60 79
    per 100,000 1058.1 634.9 529.1 696.6
Thefts 333 6 403 430
    per 100,000 2936.2 52.9 3553.5 3791.6
Auto thefts 23 7 16 10
    per 100,000 202.8 61.7 141.1 88.2
250.1 85.9 229.3 263.0

Average climate in Galion, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Galion,

Galion-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1981, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Galion city center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 3 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Main business address for: PECO II INC (CONSTRUCTION SPECIAL TRADE CONTRACTORS).


Hospital/medical center in Galion:
  • GALION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (269 PORTLAND WAY SOUTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Galion:
  • MORROW CO HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (about 13 miles; MOUNT GILEAD, OH)
  • BUCYRUS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; BUCYRUS, OH)
  • MEDCENTRAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 19 miles; MANSFIELD, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Galion:
  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 21 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 52 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Galion:
  • GALION MUNI (about 6 miles; GALION, OH; ID: GQQ)
  • SHELBY COMMUNITY (about 12 miles; SHELBY, OH; ID: 12G)
  • PORT BUCYRUS-CRAWFORD COUNTY (about 13 miles; BUCYRUS, OH; ID: 17G)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12 $33,237 $33,237 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $18,631 $44,714 12 $8,325
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $5,776
Police Protection - Officers 19 $64,523 $40,751 2 $4,344
Firefighters 22 $84,037 $45,838 0 $0
Streets and Highways 16 $43,330 $32,497 0 $0
Health 3 $9,713 $38,852 3 $4,583
Sewerage 20 $55,700 $33,420 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $20,566 $35,256 0 $0
Electric Power 19 $56,395 $35,617 1 $1,417
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,885 $34,620 1 $1,235
Police - Other 7 $17,232 $29,540 0 $0
Totals for Government 131 $406,247 $37,213 21 $25,680
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galion:
  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ASHLAND, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,404)
  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 44 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 53 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 55 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • OBERLIN COLLEGE (about 55 miles; OBERLIN, OH; FT enrollment: 2,899)
Public high schools in Galion:
  • GALION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 200 N UNION ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHMOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 5353 COUNTY ROAD 29; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Galion:
  • GALION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 200 W WALNUT ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RENSCHVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 968 WINCHESTER RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 200 WESTGATE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DAWSETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 1051 DAWSETT AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WILMA CRALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 702 S BOSTON ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Galion:
  • ST JOSEPH PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 138 N LIBERTY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GALION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 445 N MARKET STREET; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Galion:
  • GALION PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $893,139; Location: 123 N. MARKET ST.; 99,973 books; 3,435 audio materials; 6,435 video materials; 160 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Galion: Crawford County Childrens Home (A), Galion Water Works (B), Galion City Hall (C), Galion Public Library (D).

Shopping Center: Washington Street Station Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Galion include: Peace Lutheran Church (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Church of Christ (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Church of the Open Bible (F), First Lutheran Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H).

Parks in Galion include: South Park (1), Eastside Park (2), Heise Park (3), Cobey Park (4), Public Square (5).

Post office: (A).  


Galion compared to Ohio state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Galion:
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRGM (1440 AM; 1 kW; ONTARIO, OH; Owner: GSM MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCO (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Galion:
  • WFXN-FM (102.3 FM; GALION, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYXZ (98.7 FM; CRESTLINE, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVXG (95.1 FM; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WQEL (92.7 FM; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYHT (105.3 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSWR (100.1 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRD (96.9 FM; WILLARD, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WVMC-FM (90.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAUI (88.3 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Galion:
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • W54AF (Channel 54; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING. COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKA-LP (Channel 22; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W33BW (Channel 33; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)

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