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Gallia County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 30,447 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 31,069 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,527
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,218
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,019
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,317 (it was 3,041 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 469 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gallia County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.9%), Construction (11.8%), Educational, health and social services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Gallia County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 14,884  (48.9%)
Females: 15,563  (51.1%)
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Gallia County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Gallia County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,714 ($30,191 in 1999)

This county:

$40,714
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $465 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$465
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,491 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Gallia:

$107,491
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,141 - $173,123
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,043
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 564

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 319
  • Thefts: 460
  • Auto thefts: 60

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 335
  • Thefts: 506
  • Auto thefts: 62
Gallia County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,343 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $987 (1.0%)

Gallia County household income distribution in 2013 Gallia County home values distribution in 2013 Gallia County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.3%
Gallia County:

20.3%
Ohio:

14.6%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.0% for American Indian residents, 90.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 35.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.5 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 27.2 years old, American Indian residents: 40.1 years old, Asian residents: 45.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.0 years old, Other race residents: 18.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gallia County is $454 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gallipolis, Rio Grande, Crown City, Vinton, Cheshire, Kanauga.

Gallia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45614Bidwell1310.60.32.621.632.95112.321.600.652.58
45620Cheshire64.11.62.722.610.8430.832.552.002.90
45623Crown City310.60.80.780.2250.800.850.85
45631Gallipolis849.20.22.812.112.0572.92.301.203.50
45658Patriot570.32.71.552.75101.941.900.383.25
45674Rio Grande45.20.92.41.91.9681.721.750.902.30
45685Thurman21.71.71.71.7001.704.551.70
45686Vinton83.70.51.611.410.9458.411.401.101.50

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Alpine County, California , Hamilton County , Ripley County, Indiana , Montgomery County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,494
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 296 (56.3% naturalized citizens)

Gallia County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 952010 or later
  • 992000 to 2009
  • 591990 to 1999
  • 621980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 97Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.8%

Gallia County marital status for males Gallia County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,304
  • One, attached: 97
  • Two: 329
  • 3 or 4: 338
  • 5 to 9: 167
  • 10 to 19: 70
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • 50 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 3,271
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Gallia County with a mortgage: 3,681 (96 second mortgage, 201 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,974

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gallia County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,19542
Mainline Protestant3,38420
Catholic4821
Other3572
Black Protestant-1
None22,516-
Gallia County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Gallia County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Gallia County:

5.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gallia County:

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Gallia County:

29.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Gallia County:

Average size of farms: 126 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,272
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $184.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,483
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,612
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.74%
Corn for grain: 1613 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 188 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2262 harvested acres
Vegetables: 117 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 80 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gallia County-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 99.9 miles away from Gallia County 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 209.0 miles away from the county 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 98.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.3 miles away from the county 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 303.9 miles away from Gallia County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to March 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1453: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1453, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Ohio Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1321: March 07, 2000, FEMA Id: 1321, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Ohio Storms/Floods, Incident Period: January 20, 1996 to January 31, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1097: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1097, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Vietnam (16%)
  • Other Western Asia (13%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • Guyana (6%)
  • Scotland (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gallia County


  • American (23%)
  • German (14%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Pennsylvania German (3%)
  • Welsh (2%)

Gallia County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,406 (85.9%)
  • Carpooled: 806 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 109 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 285 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 480 (4.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gallia County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 380 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 241 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 228 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Gallia County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 505 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 305 people in college/university student housing
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 35 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,632.

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.37% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($16,500 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($14,604 average AGI)
Gallia County:

1.83%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, OH  0.54% ($28,286 average AGI)
from Meigs County, OH  0.46% ($34,404)
from Mason County, WV  0.36% ($29,162)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.22% ($42,739)
from Franklin County, OH  0.17% ($22,412)
from Cabell County, WV  0.15% ($24,600)
from Athens County, OH  0.10% ($26,900)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.33% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($15,556 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($15,745 average AGI)
Gallia County:

2.37%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mason County, WV  0.48% ($32,380 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OH  0.46% ($33,729)
to Franklin County, OH  0.40% ($28,854)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.33% ($29,735)
to Meigs County, OH  0.32% ($25,545)
to Cabell County, WV  0.12% ($15,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Gallia County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Gallia County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gallia County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gallia County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gallia County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallia County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallia County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallia County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gallia County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,804 (4,486 aged, 1,318 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 387 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gallia County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (506)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (420)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (381)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (299)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (177)
  • Unspecified dementia (155)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (132)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (114)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (108)
  • Congestive heart failure (101)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,789
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 553
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,548

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,288
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,122
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.3
  • Other - 23.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,447
  • In family households: 25,348 (4,285 male householders, 3,684 female householders)
    6,118 spouses, 8,333 children (7,712 natural, 213 adopted, 409 stepchildren), 1,174 grandchildren, 97 brothers or sisters, 275 parents, 730 other relatives, 647 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,233 (1,657 male householders (1,378 living alone)), 1,898 female householders (1,715 living alone)), 669 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 825

Size of family households: 3,738 2-persons, 1,945 3-persons, 1,115 4-persons, 685 5-persons, 267 6-persons, 245 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,095 1-person, 334 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

4,112 married couples with children.
1,627 single-parent households (440 men, 1,187 women).

96.6% of residents of Gallia speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $203,505,000 ($6,511 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,182,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $82,717,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,503,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,288,000
Federal grants: $66,380,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,619,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,997,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $12,213,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,219,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,660,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,075
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,699
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -62
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gallia County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.60 millions of gallons per day (98% from ground, 2% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Gallia County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 2372014 or later
  • 5292010 to 2013
  • 1,5362000 to 2009
  • 2,7891990 to 1999
  • 1,9591980 to 1989
  • 2,4301970 to 1979
  • 1,2501960 to 1969
  • 8751950 to 1959
  • 4481940 to 1949
  • 1,8941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gallia County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallia County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 341 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 9884 rooms
  • 1,8775 rooms
  • 1,9306 rooms
  • 1,5047 rooms
  • 8548 rooms
  • 1,2259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallia County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 291 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 3053 rooms
  • 7994 rooms
  • 8175 rooms
  • 5076 rooms
  • 2577 rooms
  • 1608 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gallia County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallia County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 34no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 1,8832 bedrooms
  • 4,7433 bedrooms
  • 1,2924 bedrooms
  • 4085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallia County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 29no bedroom
  • 3121 bedroom
  • 1,1822 bedrooms
  • 1,2333 bedrooms
  • 1574 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallia County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallia County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 438no vehicle
  • 1,7461 vehicle
  • 3,1882 vehicles
  • 2,1923 vehicles
  • 6874 vehicles
  • 3465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallia County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Gallia County population
  • 447no vehicle
  • 1,5141 vehicle
  • 6412 vehicles
  • 3223 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.5% of Gallia County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Ohio.

Gallia County:

85.5%
State average:

85.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,338
  • Other state: 8,690
  • Northeast: 527
  • Midwest: 747
  • South: 7,108
  • West: 263
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gallia County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.6%Electricity
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

6.6%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 121
Here:

8.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 296
Here:

22.3%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gallia County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $395,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $9,097,000
    Regular Highways: $4,308,000
    Police Protection: $4,021,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,412,000
    General - Other: $2,445,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $988,000
    Central Staff Services: $823,000
    Financial Administration: $785,000
    Sewerage: $250,000
    General Public Buildings: $235,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $205,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,655,000

Gallia County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,036,000
    Sewerage: $234,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $365,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,418,000
    Interest Earnings: $459,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,477,000
    Highways: $3,912,000
    All Other: $663,000
    General Support: $654,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,548,000
    Property: $2,365,000
    NEC: $3,000

Gallia County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,410,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,045,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $365,000

Gallia County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $38,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,414,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,610
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,535
  • Number of recipients under 18: 188
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,155
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 267
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 461
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 733
Gallia County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Gallia County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Gallia County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22373.4 years
Charles19673.2 years
James19569.6 years
William17872.8 years
Mary17476.4 years
Robert11069.0 years
George8574.0 years
Helen7078.3 years
Margaret6079.0 years
Paul5770.6 years
Most common last names in Gallia County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10173.9 years
Smith8773.3 years
Sheets8277.4 years
Saunders7677.0 years
Williams7276.3 years
Davis6776.7 years
Miller5372.8 years
Brown5280.3 years
White5072.5 years
Thomas4978.2 years
Businesses in Gallia County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

Gallia County on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"