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Gallia County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Gallia County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Gallipolis
Largest city Gallipolis
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

471 sq mi (1,220 km²)
469 sq mi (1,214 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.50%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31,069
66/sq mi (26/km²)
Founded March 25, 1803[1]
Named for the Latin name for France
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.gallianet.net

Gallia County (pronunciation: GAL-yuh) is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 31,069. Its county seat is Gallipolis.[2] Its name is the Latin word for "France", so called because many immigrants from that country settled here.[3]

Gallia County is part of the Point Pleasant, WV-OH Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 471 square miles (1,220 km²). 469 square miles (1,214 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (6 km²) of it (0.50%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 31,069 people, 12,060 households, and 8,586 families residing in the county. The population density was 66 people per square mile (26/km²). There were 13,498 housing units at an average density of 29 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.26% White, 2.70% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,060 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 11.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,191, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $31,783 versus $22,829 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,183. About 13.50% of families and 18.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.20% of those under age 18 and 10.00% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Communities

Map of Gallia County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Gallia County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Gallia.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Gallia County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39053&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 38°50′N 82°19′W / 38.83°N 82.32°W / 38.83; -82.32


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Gallia County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Gallia County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 25 1803[1]
Seat Gallipolis
Largest City Gallipolis
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.50%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31069
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Named for: the Latin name for France

Gallia County (pronunciation: GAL-yuh) is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 31,069. Its county seat is Gallipolis.6 Its name is the Latin word for "France", so called because many immigrants from that country settled here.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,220 km² (471 sq mi). 1,214 km² (469 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.50%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,069 people, 12,060 households, and 8,586 families residing in the county. The population density was 26/km² (66/sq mi). There were 13,498 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (29/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.26% White, 2.70% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,060 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 11.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.80% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,191, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $31,783 versus $22,829 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,183. About 13.50% of families and 18.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.20% of those under age 18 and 10.00% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government.

Localities

Map of Gallia County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Municipalities

Townships

Other localities

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Gallia County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39053&sid=0 |title = Gallia County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

External links


Coordinates: 38°50′N 82°19′W / 38.83, -82.32

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