Gallia County, OH

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2022 Population
29,276
0.317% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
1.23% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.2%
4.52% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,533
9.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$134,000
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,806
0.186% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Gallia County, OH had a population of 29.3k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $55,533. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gallia County, OH declined from 29,369 to 29,276, a −0.317% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,773 to $55,533, a 9.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gallia County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.99%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.84%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.728%).

None of the households in Gallia County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Gallia County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Gallia County, OH are University of Rio Grande (446 degrees awarded in 2022) and Buckeye Hills Career Center (169 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Gallia County, OH was $134,000, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Gallia County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Gallia County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gallia County, OH is home to a population of 29.3k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.905% of Gallia County, OH residents were born outside of the country (265 people).

In 2022, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.1k people) in Gallia County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 875 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 521 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Gallia County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gallia County, OH was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gallia County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.1k ± 158
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    875 ± 162
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    521 ± 111
1.47%
Hispanic Population
429 people

In 2022, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.1k people) in Gallia County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 875 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 521 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.47% of the people in Gallia County, OH are hispanic (429 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Gallia County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.905%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
265 people
1.06%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
311 people

As of 2022, 0.905% of Gallia County, OH residents (265 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gallia County, OH was 1.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    796 ± 153
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 67
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    103 ± 68

Gallia County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gallia County, OH employs 11.8k people. The largest industries in Gallia County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,336 people), Manufacturing (1,472 people), and Educational Services (1,457 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,234), Information ($58,807), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,179).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

11.8k
2022 Value
± 865
−0.186%
1 Year decline
± 10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gallia County, OH declined at a rate of −0.186%, from 11.8k employees to 11.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gallia County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,222 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,201 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,005 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gallia County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.8k
2022 Value
± 865
−0.186%
1 Year decline
± 10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gallia County, OH declined at a rate of −0.186%, from 11.8k employees to 11.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gallia County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,336 people), Manufacturing (1,472 people), and Educational Services (1,457 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gallia County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Gallia County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,268
Median earning men ± $4,865
$33,183
Median earning women ± $2,422

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,477), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,435), and Information ($59,205).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,531), Public Administration ($42,687), and Manufacturing ($41,607).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 205
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 157
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 155
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gallia County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 77.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.957%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Gallia County, OH awarded 615 degrees. The student population of Gallia County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 732 male students and 1,251 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Gallia County, OH are White (497 and 81.3%), followed by Unknown (93 and 15.2%), Black or African American (14 and 2.29%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 0.655%).

The largest universities in Gallia County, OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Rio Grande (446 and 72.5%) and Buckeye Hills Career Center (169 and 27.5%).

The most popular majors in Gallia County, OH are Registered Nursing (175 and 28.5%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (44 and 7.15%), and General English Language & Literature (25 and 4.07%).

The median tuition cost in Gallia County, OH for private four year colleges is $19,600.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,983 students enrolled in Gallia County, OH, 36.9% men and 63.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,564 records, of which 66.3% were women and 33.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 150 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Gallia County, OH was Registered Nursing with 150 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Gallia County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 446 degrees awarded
  2. 169 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rio Grande with 446 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 178 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Gallia County, OH, which is 0.407 times less than the 437 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 497 degrees mean that there were 5.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 93 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gallia County, OH was $134,000 in 2022, which is 0.475 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $120,500 to $134,000, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Gallia County, OH is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gallia County, OH have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gallia County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Gallia County, OH is $55,533. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Gallia County, OH was Census Tract 9535 with a value of $70,765, followed by Census Tract 9540 and Census Tract 9536, with respective values of $58,587 and $58,285.

In 2022, 15.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Gallia County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.28%.

Property

$134,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,425
$8,578
Median Property Taxes
±$640

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gallia County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2022
59.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.9% of the housing units in Gallia County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9535
  2. Census Tract 9540
  3. Census Tract 9536

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gallia County, OH was Census Tract 9535 with a value of $70,765, followed by Census Tract 9540 and Census Tract 9536, with respective values of $58,587 and $58,285.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Gallia County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$55,533
Median Household Income
± $3,554
11.3k
Number of Households
± 760

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.3k households in Gallia County, OH grew to $55,533 from the previous year's value of $50,773.

The following chart displays the households in Gallia County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gallia County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.04%)
  3. Carpooled (6.1%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Gallia County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.04%) and those who carpooled to work (6.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gallia County, OH have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.49% of the workforce in Gallia County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gallia County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gallia County, OH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Gallia County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.28%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gallia County, OH (4.92k out of 28.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gallia County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 21.8% of the children was living in poverty in Gallia County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 10.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 136 in Gallia County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 34.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89% of the population of Gallia County, OH has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 23.2% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 8.96% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gallia County, OH see 1107 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.36% increase from the previous year (1071 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2980 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 238 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,107 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gallia County, OH

Primary care physicians in Gallia County, OH see an average of 1,107 patients per year. This represents a 3.36% increase from the previous year (1,071 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gallia County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
40.7%
Employer Coverage
23.2%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
8.96%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gallia County, OH grew by 3.93% from 10.6% to 11%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 62.2 in Gallia County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.5% in Gallia County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.61% in Gallia County, OH.

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