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"Carnation City"

College town

Alliance is a city in Stark County, in the Canton-Massillon metro area.

So named because the town was formed by uniting three communities. A fourth settlement, Mount Union, was added in 1888

The latitude of Alliance is 40.915N. The longitude is -81.106W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,158 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,892.


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Median household income
Local
$30,078
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alliance demographic reports
Alliance is on the Mahoning River
Former and merged names include:
· Freedom
· Mahoning
· Mount Union
· Williamsport
Quakers from Virginia settled here in 1805. Developed as a railroad town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 77. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Len Dawson, football player
· Perry King, actor
Colleges and universities: Mount Union College

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22% of Alliance residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alliance ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alliance was $15,185, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Alliance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alliance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.


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Libraries in Alliance include Branch In the Mall, Rodman Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Alliance include Review

TV stations in Alliance include WNEO.

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Stark County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alliance political report.

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The average commute time for Alliance workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Alliance between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Alliance include Comfort Inn Alliance, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites.

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