Gallipolis, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 3,432 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 
Males: 1,624  (47.3%)
Females: 1,808  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45631.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,091 (it was $25,846 in 2000)
Gallipolis:

$34,091
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,924 (it was $16,728 in 2000)

Gallipolis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,477 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Gallipolis:

$109,477
OH:

$144,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $666.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gallipolis: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.6%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 74.3% for Black residents, 85.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 72.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gallipolis, OH (2017)
    • 3,20889.7%White alone
    • 1143.2%Hispanic
    • 992.8%Black alone
    • 732.0%American Indian alone
    • 351.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 260.7%Two or more races

Races in Gallipolis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Gallipolis, Ohio as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gallipolis is 119 to 1.


Crime rates in Gallipolis by year

Type

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(118.6)
1
(23.9)
2
(48.9)
2
(54.9)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
9
(247.0)
3
(83.4)
1
(29.1)
4
(116.6)
4
(117.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(166.0)
6
(143.2)
5
(122.3)
2
(54.9)
3
(82.3)
1
(27.5)
5
(137.2)
2
(55.6)
3
(87.3)
2
(58.3)
3
(88.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(118.6)
4
(95.5)
1
(24.5)
3
(82.3)
4
(109.8)
3
(82.6)
3
(82.3)
7
(194.6)
6
(174.7)
8
(233.2)
11
(323.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(2,442)
48
(1,146)
47
(1,150)
44
(1,207)
60
(1,647)
31
(853.1)
62
(1,702)
46
(1,278)
46
(1,339)
62
(1,807)
44
(1,293)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
439
(10,410)
342
(8,164)
351
(8,588)
321
(8,809)
307
(8,425)
306
(8,420)
382
(10,486)
351
(9,755)
382
(11,121)
220
(6,412)
269
(7,907)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(308.3)
8
(191.0)
5
(122.3)
3
(82.3)
4
(109.8)
4
(110.1)
3
(82.3)
3
(83.4)
14
(407.6)
9
(262.3)
14
(411.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.4)
4
(111.2)
2
(58.2)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)780.4503.2514.6520.3529.6430.1800.4608.7655.6619.6624.9

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Crime rate in Gallipolis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.57
Ohio average:

2.00
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Ancestries: American (20.9%), English (14.5%), German (13.4%), Scottish (10.0%), Irish (5.1%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1917

Elevation: 576 feet

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 949 people per square mile   (low).

Gallipolis, Ohio map

39 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,943 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $933 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (30.6 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (91.7 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (356.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gallipolis Ferry, WV (1.8 miles ),
Kanauga, OH (1.8 miles),
Henderson, WV (1.9 miles ),
Point Pleasant, WV (2.2 miles ),
Cheshire, OH (3.2 miles ),
Apple Grove, WV (3.2 miles ),
Rio Grande, OH (3.3 miles ),
Vinton, OH (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 82.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,185 (+89.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 633 (46.4%)

Area code: 740

Distribution of median household income in Gallipolis, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gallipolis, OH in 2017
Gallipolis satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Gallipolis, OH residents
Average permit cost in Gallipolis, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Gallipolis, OH
Historical housing units in Gallipolis, OH
Most common industries in Gallipolis, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (25.2%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.8%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Gallipolis, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

Average climate in Gallipolis, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gallipolis, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Gallipolis-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Gallipolis city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gallipolis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from Gallipolis center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from Gallipolis center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 308.3 miles away from Gallipolis center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gallia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gallipolis topographic map

Main business address for: OHIO VALLEY BANC CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Gallipolis:

  • ART INC-MIDDLETON ESTATES (8204 CARLA DRIVE)
  • GALLIPOLIS DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (2500 OHIO AVENUE)
  • HOLZER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 JACKSON PIKE)
  • WOODLAND CENTERS INC (412 VINTON PIKE)
  • ARBORS AT GALLIPOLIS (170 PINECREST DRIVE)
  • FMC - GALLIPOLIS (137 PINE STREET, STE 101)
  • HOLZER HOME CARE (100 JACKSON PIKE)
  • MEDI HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (352 SECOND AVENUE)
  • OHIO VALLEY HOME HEALTH, INC (1480 JACKSON PIKE)

Airports and heliports located in Gallipolis:

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College/University in Gallipolis:

  • Gallipolis Career College (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 1176 Jackson Pke, Suite 312; Private, for-profit; Website: www.gallipoliscareercollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gallipolis:

  • Marshall University (about 30 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 36 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • West Virginia State University (about 39 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Shawnee State University (about 44 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Hocking College (about 44 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 47 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)

Public high school in Gallipolis:

Private high school in Gallipolis:

  • OHIO VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115, Location: 1100A 4TH AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Gallipolis:

See full list of schools located in Gallipolis

Library in Gallipolis:

  • DR. SAMUEL L. BOSSARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,461,366; Location: 7 SPRUCE ST.; 102,997 books; 160 e-books; 5,247 audio materials; 4,935 video materials; 17 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 187 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gallipolis: Cliffside Golf Club (A), Baileys Landing (B), Gallia County Courthouse (C), Riverby (D), Ohio Valley Visitors Center (E), Morris and Dorothy Haskins Ariel Theatre (F), Gatewood (G), Davis Hall (H), French Art Colony Regional Multi-Arts Center (I), Gallipolis City Hall (J), Our House Museum (K), Gallipolis Fire Department Station 2 (L), Gallipolis Fire Department Station 1 (M), Doctor Samuel L Bossard Memorial Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Silver Bridge Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Gallipolis: OHIO VALLEY BANC CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gallipolis include: First Church of God (A), Final Hour Church (B), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Paint Creek Baptist Church (G), Tried Stone Baptist Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mound Hill Cemetery (1), Pine Street Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chickamauga Creek (A), Paint Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Molasses Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gallipolis include: Gallipolis City Park (1), Elizabeth L Evans Waterfowl and Bird Sanctuary (2), Haskins Memorial Park (3), Gallipolis Public Square and Garden Lots Historic District (4), Texas Road Wildlife Area (5), Memorial Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7 Spruce Street), Budget Inn (260 Jackson Pike), Gallia County Visitors Center (61 Court Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (260 Jackson Pike), Best Western (918 2nd Avenue), Blue Fountain Motel (151 Upper River Road).

Court: Gallipolis City - Municipal Court (City Bg).

Birthplace of: Brereton Jones - Kentucky politician, Geoffrey D. Miller - General, Dave Roberts (pitcher) - Baseball player, Mike Bartrum - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Jun 23, 1970), Nancy L. Zimpher - Educator and university president, Skip Battin - Singer-songwriter, Jenny Holzer - (born 1950), artist, Bill Lasley - Baseball player, Charlie Grover - Baseball player, Henry S. Neal - Politician.

Gallia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gallipolis and their reported violations in the past:

GALLIA CO RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 20,546, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gallipolis that have no violations reported:

  • GALLIPOLIS PWS (Population served: 7,172, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Gallipolis in 2010:

  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gallipolis in 2000:

  • 241 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Gallipolis (2011 data):

  • The Ohio Valley Bank Company: Holzer Medical Center Branch, Eastern Avenue Branch, Second Avenue Branch, Jackson Pike Branch, at 420 Third Avenue, Ovbnet. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $793.4 mil, Deposits: $689.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Valley Banc Corp.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Spring Valley Branch, Silver Bridge Branch, Gallipolis Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Gallipolis Branch at 500 Third Ave, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The Farmers Bank and Savings Company: Gallipolis Branch at 164 Upper River Rd, branch established on 1996/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $255.0 mil, Deposits: $224.7 mil, headquarters in Pomeroy, OH, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank, National Association: Gallipolis Branch at 349 Third Avenue, branch established on 1996/04/26. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gallipolis:

Marital status in Gallipolis, OH
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 24.7%

For population 25 years and over in Gallipolis:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gallipolis
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gallipolis, OH (based on Gallia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,19542
Mainline Protestant3,38420
Catholic4821
Other3572
Black Protestant-1
None22,516-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Gallia County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Gallia County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Gallia County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gallia County:

10.4%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gallipolis:

50.7%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.3%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Gallipolis:

29.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.6%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.1%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Gallipolis:

54.6%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gallipolis, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$43,919$40,5410$0
Water Supply 9$25,521$34,0280$0
Judicial and Legal 8$24,662$36,9933$4,745
Sewerage 8$26,103$39,1551$529
Streets and Highways 7$20,136$34,5190$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,604$46,8121$3,569
Financial Administration 4$9,888$29,6640$0
Correction 4$9,817$29,4511$1,722
Police - Other 1$2,737$32,8440$0
Firefighters 1$3,002$36,0240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,080$36,9601$810
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 60$184,469$36,8947$11,375

Gallipolis government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,976,000 ($575.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,151,000 ($335.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,097,000 ($319.64)
    Financial Administration: $987,000 ($287.59)
    Sewerage: $861,000 ($250.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $654,000 ($190.56)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($112.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000 ($101.40)
    Central Staff Services: $262,000 ($76.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $219,000 ($63.81)
    Health - Other: $195,000 ($56.82)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($43.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $204,000 ($59.44)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $556,000 ($162.00)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($96.74)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($60.61)
    General - Other: $202,000 ($58.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($14.57)

Gallipolis government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,407,000 ($409.97)
    Other: $761,000 ($221.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $160,000 ($46.62)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($22.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($10.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($2.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,581,000 ($460.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $535,000 ($155.89)
    General Local Government Support: $316,000 ($92.07)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($19.52)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,680,000 ($489.51)
    Other License: $844,000 ($245.92)
    Property: $340,000 ($99.07)
    Motor Vehicle License: $63,000 ($18.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($17.77)

Gallipolis government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,317,000 ($1840.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,369,000 ($1564.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $948,000 ($276.22)

Gallipolis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $524,000 ($152.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,498,000 ($727.86)

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Meigs County, OH  0.43% ($31,860 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OH  0.42% ($27,690)
from Mason County, WV  0.38% ($28,947)
Businesses in Gallipolis, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1Kmart1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS3
Hilton1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gallipolis:

  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gallipolis:

  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • W219AZ (91.7 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Gallipolis:

  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Gallipolis fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Gallipolis fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 482ft / 147mTotal length
  • 345,584Total average daily traffic
  • 63,091Total average daily truck traffic
  • 382,197Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gallipolis, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gallipolis, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gallipolis)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gallipolis, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gallipolis)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gallipolis)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 90. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 122 took place in 2007, and the least - 63 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Gallipolis, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.7%), and Outside Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gallipolis, OH
    • 68644.7%Structure Fires
    • 56937.0%Outside Fires
    • 26417.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 171.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gallipolis, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gallipolis, Ohio:

  • Super 8 Motel, 321 Uppr Riv Rd, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 , Phone: (740) 446-8080, Fax: (740) 446-8080
  • Quality Inn Gallipolis, 577 State Rt 7, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 , Phone: (740) 446-0090, Fax: (740) 446-0090
  • Hampton Inn Gallipolis, 444 State Rt 7 S, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 , Phone: (740) 446-8000, Fax: (740) 446-2622
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gallipolis, Ohio
Most common first names in Gallipolis, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15373.5 years
James14069.5 years
Charles13573.1 years
Mary12976.7 years
William12673.0 years
Robert7469.4 years
George5873.7 years
Helen4980.5 years
Harry4575.6 years
Margaret4479.7 years
Most common last names in Gallipolis, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7273.3 years
Smith6574.5 years
Saunders6477.6 years
Davis5776.1 years
Sheets5678.0 years
Brown4980.5 years
Williams4776.6 years
Clark3678.2 years
Miller3473.5 years
Evans3274.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gallipolis, OH
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gallipolis, OH
  • 70.9%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood


Gallipolis compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Gallipolis on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 (45631) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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