Alliance is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 21,672 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Alliance is the 81st largest community in Ohio. Alliance has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alliance is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 food service (10.37%), office and administrative support (10.19%), and sales jobs (9.64%).
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 population of Alliance overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Alliance, 21.19% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Alliance in 2018 was $21,047, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,188 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 French.
The most common language spoken in Alliance is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.