Galion, Ohio Population 2024

10,171

Galion is a city located in Crawford County, Marion County, Morrow County, and Richland County Ohio. Galion has a 2024 population of 10,171. Galion is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,445 in 2020.

The average household income in Galion is $56,645 with a poverty rate of 18.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Galion is 41.8 years, 38.6 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Galion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Galion was:

  • White: 96.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
7.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,375.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.62% (-274)
The current population of Galion, Ohio is 10,171 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,445.

Galion, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,02696.61%
Two or more races2011.94%
Black or African American1111.07%
Asian390.38%
Native American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Galion Population by Race

Galion Population Pyramid 2024

Galion Median Age

41.8

Total

38.6

Male

42.8

Female

Galion Adults

There are 8,183 adults, (2,182 of whom are seniors) in Galion.

Galion Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Galion Sex Ratio

Female5,50153.01%
Male4,87746.99%

Galion Population by Age

Galion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6842.1853.646.4
Non Family1,8801.2439.760.3
Married1,8352.8670.529.5
Female6902.7748.751.3
Male2792.594852

2.73

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Galion Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2984.16%
9th to 12th Grade5878.19%
High School Graduate3,09143.11%
Some College1,47320.54%
Associates Degree75010.46%
Bachelors Degree6218.66%
Graduate Degree3504.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Galion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galion Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,8566,035929
Black11111128
Hispanic106560
2+ Races83821
Asian261313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Galion Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,258$40,088$30,922
Less Than 9th Grade$33,800$33,781$0
High School Graduate$29,554$37,818$22,482
Some College$40,162$42,708$32,212
Bachelors Degree$40,511$29,063$41,296
Graduate Degree$59,706$82,591$53,958

$36,258

Average Earnings

$40,088

Average Male

$30,922

Average Female

Galion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galion Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Galion Language

98.28% of Galion residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Galion Language

Galion Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,7241,81918.71%
Multiple1857037.84%
Black8411.19%

18.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.83%

Male Poverty Rate

20.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galion is Multiple, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galion is Black, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.01%.

Galion Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.08%
High School15.86%
Some College10.25%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Galion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.37%
Male Unemployed11.4%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed5.8%

Galion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galion Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,458$56,645
Families$57,401$68,015
Married Families$66,798$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,197$37,298

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Galion Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Galion Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Galion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Galion Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Galion Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

599

Number of Veterans

575

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam171
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War109
Korea49
World War II20

Galion Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74174
35 to 54143
75+111
55 to 6497
18 to 3474

Galion Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5937.47%
2+ Races65.88%

Galion Veterans by Race

Galion Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galion Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Galion Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Galion Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Galion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.44%

Born in Galion

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Galion residents were born in the United States, with 79.44% having been born in Ohio. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Galion Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,828-69-0.7%
20289,897-68-0.68%
20279,965-69-0.69%
202610,034-68-0.67%
202510,102-69-0.68%
202410,171-68-0.66%
202310,239-69-0.67%
202210,308-78-0.75%
202110,386-59-0.56%
202010,4454934.95%
20199,952-26-0.26%
20189,978-75-0.75%
201710,053-97-0.96%
201610,150-64-0.63%
201510,214-28-0.27%
201410,242-82-0.79%
201310,324-23-0.22%
201210,347-136-1.3%
201110,483-113-1.07%
201010,596-745-6.57%
200011,341-518-4.37%
199011,859-532-4.29%
198012,391-732-5.58%
197013,1234733.74%
196012,6502,69827.11%
19509,9521,26714.59%
19408,6851,01113.17%
19307,6743004.07%
19207,3741602.22%
19107,214-68-0.93%
19007,28295615.11%
18906,32669112.26%
18805,6352,11259.95%
18703,52300%
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Galion Population by Year