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Overview

Introduction to Alliance, Ohio

Alliance, Ohio, in Stark county, is 16 miles NE of Canton, Ohio and 50 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Canton - Massillon metropolitan area.

Alliance History

Alliance was established by the merging of the three small communities of Freedom, Williamsport and Liberty. In 1888, another community called Mount Union was annexed. In 1889, the area was officially incorporated as a city. It is said that it was named Alliance because it had been formed by the merging of three settlement. In 1959, the Ohio General Assembly designated Alliance as "Carnation City," because Ohio got its official state flower from here.

Alliance and Nearby Attractions

  • Alliance Country Club
  • Memorial Gymnasium
  • Mabel Hartzel Museum
  • Maple Beach Park
  • Alliance Public Square
  • Mount Union College Historic District

Things To Do In Alliance

The city of Alliance has 24 parks that occupy an area of 220 acres. These parks range from small green spaces in neighborhoods to the Butler-Rodham Park complex, which is spread out over 60 acres. Apart from providing area for various physical activities, these parks also serve as venues for various recreational programs that are organized by the city's recreation department.

Alliance Transportation

The Akron-Canton Regional Airport has facilities for air transportation.

Alliance Higher Education

The local college is Mount Union College. Kent State University and Stark State College of Technology are all within a 30-minute drive.

People

Total Population 22,137
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 8,561
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 36.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $28,894
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,553
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,023

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,303
% Above Poverty Level 74.6%
% Below Poverty Level 25.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $623
Median House Value $79,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 13.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alliance Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Stark
Metro Area Canton - Massillon
Standard Zip Codes 44601
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.915
Longitude -81.106

Alliance Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AKRON CANTON AP
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station MILLPORT 2 NW
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beloit 1,039 $41,818
Hartville 2,963 $59,265
Limaville 139 $45,357
Louisville 9,132 $59,107

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alliance Public Libraries

Library
Rodman Public Library
215 E. BROADWAY
Alliance, Ohio
(330) 821-2665
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Alliance Hospitals

ALLIANCE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
200 EAST STATE STREET
(330) 596-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Alliance High Schools

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MARLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
10450 MOULIN AVE NE
330-823-1300
Serves 958 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL
400 GLAMORGAN ST
330-829-2245
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 953 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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