Alliance is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 21,446 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Alliance is the 70th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Alliance was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Alliance isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alliance are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alliance is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alliance who work in sales jobs (11.96%), office and administrative support (10.03%), and food service (9.67%).
Alliance is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Alliance enrolled in college, Alliance has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The education level of Alliance citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.75% of adults 25 and older in Alliance have a college degree.
The per capita income in Alliance in 2018 was $21,094, which is low income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,376 for a family of four. However, Alliance contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Alliance is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alliance home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alliance residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alliance include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Alliance is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.