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Galion is a city in Crawford County, in the Bucyrus metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Galion. For links to other places called Galion, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Galion is 40.733N. The longitude is -82.79W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,171 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,491.


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Median household income
Local
$31,513
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Galion demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Goshen
Settled by German Lutherans from Pennsylvania in 1831

Some of the earliest telephone equipment was manufactured here

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Lincoln Highway National Museum

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31% of Galion residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galion was $16,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Galion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Galion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.


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Libraries in Galion include Galion Public Library ... View libraries

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Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galion political report.

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The average commute time for Galion workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Galion between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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