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Greene County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Greene County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of USA OH
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded May 1, 1803[1]
Named for General Nathanael Greene
Seat Xenia
Largest city Beavercreek*
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

416 sq mi (1,078 km²)
415 sq mi (1,075 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.32%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

161,573
356/sq mi (138/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.greene.oh.us
Footnotes: *Based on population just within the county.[2]

Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. The population was 161,573 in the 2010 Census.[3] Its county seat is Xenia[4], and it was named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War. Greene County was established on March 24, 1803.[5]

Greene County is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 416 square miles (1,077.4 km2). 415 square miles (1,074.8 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.32%) is water.

Adjacent countiesEdit

National protected areaEdit

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1810 5,870
1820 10,529 79.4%
1830 14,801 40.6%
1840 17,528 18.4%
1850 21,946 25.2%
1860 26,197 19.4%
1870 28,038 7.0%
1880 31,649 12.9%
1890 29,820 −5.8%
1900 31,613 6.0%
1910 29,733 −5.9%
1920 31,221 5.0%
1930 33,259 6.5%
1940 35,863 7.8%
1950 58,892 64.2%
1960 94,642 60.7%
1970 125,057 32.1%
1980 129,769 3.8%
1990 136,731 5.4%
2000 147,886 8.2%
2010 161,573 9.3%
Population 1810-2007.[1]
Xenia Ohio GreenCountyCourthouse

The Greene County Courthouse in Xenia

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 147,886 people, 55,312 households, and 39,160 families residing in the county. The population density was 356 people per square mile (138/km²). There were 58,224 housing units at an average density of 140 per square mile (54/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.24% White, 6.37% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 2.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 55,312 households out of which 32.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 9.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% were non-families. 23.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 13.70% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $48,656, and the median income for a family was $57,954. Males had a median income of $42,338 versus $28,457 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,057. About 5.20% of families and 8.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.70% of those under age 18 and 6.90% of those age 65 or over.

GovernmentEdit

Greene County has 3 County Commissioners that oversee the various County departments. Current Commissioners are:

Marilyn Reid, (R)

Richard Perales, (R)

Alan Anderson (R)

CommunitiesEdit

Map of Greene County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Map of Greene County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

CitiesEdit

VillagesEdit

TownshipsEdit

Census-designated placesEdit

Other communitiesEdit

EducationEdit

Higher educationEdit

The following colleges and universities are located in Greene County:

PublicEdit

PrivateEdit

Public schoolsEdit

Private schoolsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Greene County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Greene.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Greene County data (population)". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39057. Retrieved 2007-05-10. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder2". http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. Retrieved 2010-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Greene County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39057&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ Greene County, Ohio, Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 39°41′N 83°53′W / 39.69, -83.89


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