Galion, Ohio

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Population in 2022: 10,308 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 4,848  (47.0%)
Females: 5,460  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Ohio median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 44833.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $43,615 (it was $31,513 in 2000)
Galion:

$43,615
OH:

$65,720

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,983 (it was $16,113 in 2000)

Galion city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $103,999 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Galion:

$103,999
OH:

$204,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $112,643; detached houses: $112,201; townhouses or other attached units: $165,034; in 2-unit structures: $84,143; mobile homes: $8,427

Median gross rent in 2022: $765.

March 2022 cost of living index in Galion: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.6%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.2% for Black residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Galion, OH (2022)
    • 9,74794.1%White alone
    • 2282.2%Two or more races
    • 1451.4%Hispanic
    • 1081.0%Black alone
    • 400.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Galion, Ohio as of July 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Galion is 190 to 1.


Crime rates in Galion by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.8)
4
(38.1)
6
(57.0)
2
(19.2)
3
(29.4)
3
(29.4)
6
(59.4)
5
(49.7)
7
(69.5)
5
(50.2)
4
(40.4)
2
(20.2)
6
(60.8)
4
(38.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(47.0)
7
(66.6)
9
(85.6)
3
(28.8)
8
(78.4)
7
(68.5)
5
(49.5)
4
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.1)
3
(30.3)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(84.6)
6
(57.1)
7
(66.5)
6
(57.6)
11
(107.8)
9
(88.1)
15
(148.6)
8
(79.6)
5
(49.6)
10
(100.4)
6
(60.7)
3
(30.3)
15
(152.1)
11
(106.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
114
(1,071)
134
(1,275)
152
(1,445)
150
(1,440)
173
(1,696)
121
(1,185)
109
(1,080)
73
(726.2)
51
(506.3)
26
(261.1)
21
(212.3)
13
(131.1)
17
(172.3)
14
(135.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
354
(3,326)
402
(3,824)
413
(3,926)
464
(4,455)
406
(3,980)
433
(4,239)
287
(2,843)
264
(2,626)
228
(2,263)
190
(1,908)
114
(1,153)
70
(705.9)
64
(648.8)
81
(783.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(47.0)
1
(9.5)
11
(104.6)
7
(67.2)
10
(98.0)
15
(146.8)
7
(69.3)
4
(39.8)
5
(49.6)
4
(40.2)
10
(101.1)
5
(50.4)
3
(30.4)
4
(38.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
3
(29.8)
2
(19.9)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.7)
City-Data.com crime index257.8304.8351.1319.9354.3325.9287.0226.7195.5164.1122.666.7122.699.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Galion, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 23 (19 officers - 18 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Ohio average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (31.6%), American (14.3%), English (9.3%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (3.8%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1985

Elevation: 1166 feet

Land area: 4.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,078 people per square mile   (low).

Galion, Ohio map

119 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Ohio:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,247 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,161 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (52.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crestline, OH (2.1 miles ),
Iberia, OH (2.3 miles ),
North Robinson, OH (2.3 miles ),
Candlewood Lake, OH (2.8 miles ),
Ontario, OH (3.2 miles ),
Bucyrus, OH (3.3 miles ),
Lexington, OH (3.3 miles ),
Caledonia, OH (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 82.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -501 (-4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,554 (34.7%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Distribution of median household income in Galion, OH in 2022
Distribution of house value in Galion, OH in 2022
Galion satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $187,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Galion, OH residents
Average permit cost in Galion, OH
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Ohio:

3.1%
Historical population in Galion, OH
Historical housing units in Galion, OH
Most common industries in Galion, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Galion, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Galion, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Galion-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from Galion center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 324.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Galion 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) earthquake occurred 314.1 miles away from Galion 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 Crawford County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Galion topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Galion:

  • GALION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 269 PORTLAND WAY SOUTH)
  • HOMECARE MATTERS HOME HEALTH (1220 NORTH MARKET STREET)
  • ATWOOD MANOR NURSING CENTER (347 W ATWOOD ST)
  • GALION POINTE, INC (925 WAGNER AVE)
  • MILL CREEK NURSING AND REHABILITATION (900 WEDGEWOOD CIRCLE)
  • OLENTANGY WOODS (935 ROSEWOOD DR)

Airports and heliports located in Galion:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galion:

  • Ashland University (about 27 miles; Ashland, OH; Full-time enrollment: 5,151)
  • Tiffin University (about 34 miles; Tiffin, OH; FT enrollment: 4,927)
  • Otterbein University (about 43 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)
  • The College of Wooster (about 46 miles; Wooster, OH; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Terra State Community College (about 48 miles; Fremont, OH; FT enrollment: 2,119)
  • Denison University (about 48 miles; Granville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Oberlin College (about 49 miles; Oberlin, OH; FT enrollment: 2,795)

Public high schools in Galion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Galion:

Private elementary/middle school in Galion:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 110, Location: 138 N LIBERTY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Galion

Library in Galion:

  • GALION PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $733,496; Location: 123 N. MARKET ST.; 87,564 books; 5,151 audio materials; 8,887 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 163 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Galion: Galion Water Works (A), Crawford County Childrens Home (B), Galion Water Treatment Plant (C), Galion Fire Department (D), Galion City Hall (E), Galion Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Washington Street Station Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Galion include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), First Church of Christ (C), First Baptist Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), First Church of the Open Bible (F), Peace Lutheran Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), Saint Paul United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Galion include: Cobey Park (1), Eastside Park (2), South Park (3), Public Square (4), Heise Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Galion Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 132 South Union Street), Brownella (Historical Places & Services; 132 South Union Street).

Hotels: Deb's Cedar Cabin Retreats (5310 State Route 288), Harvest Inn (225 Harding Way East).

Court: Crawford County Municipal Court Eastern District (301 Harding Way East).

Birthplace of: Robert W. Morgan - Radio personality, Bob Schnelker - Football player, Chuck Curran - Politician, Dave Sherer - Football player, J. B. Shuck - Baseball player, Logan Bartholomew - He's amazing :).

Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

GALION CITY (Population served: 10,503, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
104 people in nursing homes in 2000
37 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Galion (2011 data):

  • Galion Building and Loan Bank: Bucyrus Road Branch at 920 Bucyrus Road, branch established on 2001/12/19; Galion Building And Loan Bank at 135 South Market Street, branch established on 1884/02/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $65.5 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First Federal Bank of Ohio: First Federal Bank Of Ohio at 140 North Columbus Street, branch established on 1891/01/01; Bucyrus Road Branch at 901 Bucyrus Road, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $255.5 mil, Deposits: $196.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 9 total offices
  • The Park National Bank: 1803 Galion Branch at 8 Public Square, branch established on 1864/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $6,281.7 mil, Deposits: $4,611.6 mil, headquarters in Newark, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices, Holding Company: Park National Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Galion Branch at 1 Public Square, branch established on 1985/06/11. 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
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Galion West Branch at 260 Portland Way North, branch established on 1964/09/08. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Galion:

Marital status in Galion, OH
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Galion:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Ohio average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Galion
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Religion statistics for Galion, OH (based on Crawford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,30334
Evangelical Protestant6,51454
Catholic5,8124
Other4423
Black Protestant1211
Orthodox31
None21,589-
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: 6
Crawford County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Crawford County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Crawford County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

29.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Galion:

51.5%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Galion:

28.4
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Galion:

20.5%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Galion:

11.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Galion:

34.0%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Galion:

77.8%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Galion, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 20$88,850$53,3100$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$79,149$49,9890$0
Streets and Highways 14$49,781$42,6690$0
Health 8$23,920$35,8805$8,021
Other and Unallocable 7$23,549$40,3700$0
Electric Power 7$32,706$56,0670$0
Sewerage 7$27,331$46,8530$0
Other Government Administration 5$49,774$119,45813$15,639
Financial Administration 4$14,147$42,4410$0
Police - Other 4$14,415$43,2455$4,798
Water Supply 4$14,171$42,5130$0
Airports 0$0 1$891
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,038
Totals for Government 99$417,792$50,64126$32,387

Galion government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $141,000 ($13.68)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($5.63)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($5.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,279,000 ($1094.20)
    Sewerage: $3,307,000 ($320.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,110,000 ($204.70)
    Water Utilities: $2,042,000 ($198.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,696,000 ($164.53)
    Police Protection: $1,692,000 ($164.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,628,000 ($157.94)
    Health - Other: $773,000 ($74.99)
    Central Staff Services: $756,000 ($73.34)
    General - Other: $500,000 ($48.51)
    Financial Administration: $477,000 ($46.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($23.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000 ($20.08)
    Air Transportation: $173,000 ($16.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $71,000 ($6.89)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($14.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($17.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,483,000 ($143.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $550,000 ($53.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $253,000 ($24.54)
    Electric Utilities: $205,000 ($19.89)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($12.90)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($12.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($9.12)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($4.37)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,436,000 ($624.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($12.51)

Galion government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,381,000 ($230.99)
    Other: $842,000 ($81.68)
    Air Transportation: $66,000 ($6.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $824,000 ($79.94)
    Air Transportation: $460,000 ($44.63)
    Other: $15,000 ($1.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $317,000 ($30.75)
    General Local Government Support: $228,000 ($22.12)
    Public Welfare: $183,000 ($17.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $505,000 ($48.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $318,000 ($30.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $296,000 ($28.72)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($2.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($0.68)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,932,000 ($1157.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,771,000 ($171.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $254,000 ($24.64)
    Health and Hospitals: $201,000 ($19.50)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($3.98)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,459,000 ($529.59)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $545,000 ($52.87)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $414,000 ($40.16)
    Property: $404,000 ($39.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $244,000 ($23.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $202,000 ($19.60)
    Motor Vehicle License: $72,000 ($6.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000 ($1.36)

Galion government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,939,000 ($867.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,532,000 ($827.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000 ($63.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $247,000 ($23.96)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,607,000 ($252.91)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,607,000 ($252.91)

Galion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,344,000 ($1876.60)
Businesses in Galion, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Little Caesars Pizza1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York2Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Galion:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRGM (1440 AM; 1 kW; ONTARIO, OH; Owner: GSM MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCO (1540 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMAN (1400 AM; 1 kW; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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.)
  • WQEL (92.7 FM; BUCYRUS, OH; Owner: ANCHOR BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVXG (95.1 FM; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WVMC-FM (90.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MANSFIELD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WSWR (100.1 FM; SHELBY, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCO-FM (101.3 FM; ASHLAND, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRD (96.9 FM; WILLARD, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WMRN-FM (106.9 FM; MARION, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOCB-LP (Channel 39; MARION, OH; Owner: CENTRAL OHIO ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Galion fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 443ft / 135mTotal length
  • $82,071,000Total costs
  • 172,253Total average daily traffic
  • 29,235Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Galion, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 42010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Galion, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Galion)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (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 Galion, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Galion)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Galion)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$86,52251$70,855186$72,03114$27,93727$45,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$06$50,83024$77,9212$15,7500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$92,41317$55,78993$80,1556$17,9124$52,128
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$99,4358$58,37255$85,6562$13,6201$29,310
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$56,11812$79,8520$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9750.00 , 9751.00, 9752.00, 9753.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$81,90817$84,1991$53,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$69,35812$95,4921$82,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$16,0001$105,0001$16,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$85,9270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$108,8800$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9750.00 , 9751.00, 9752.00, 9753.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Galion, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Galion, OH - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 96 took place in 2007, and the least - 14 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Galion, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.6%), and Structure Fires (42.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Galion, OH
    • 47443.6%Outside Fires
    • 46342.6%Structure Fires
    • 13812.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 121.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Galion, OH
Most common first names in Galion, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16779.4 years
Charles13473.6 years
John13374.6 years
Robert13171.2 years
William10872.5 years
James8166.0 years
Ruth7379.6 years
Dorothy7077.4 years
Helen6879.6 years
Richard6767.6 years
Most common last names in Galion, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7379.0 years
Miller6079.3 years
Brown3081.5 years
Garverick2576.1 years
Johnson2570.7 years
Young2475.1 years
Snyder2276.8 years
Davis2177.5 years
Tracht2081.8 years
Williams2079.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Galion, OH
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Galion, OH
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Galion compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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