Williams County, Ohio


Williams County, Ohio

Infobox U.S. County
county = Williams County
state = Ohio


founded year = 1820cite web|url =http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Williams.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Williams County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
founded date = April 1
seat wl = Bryan
largest city = Bryan
area_total_sq_mi = 423
area_total_km2 = 1096
area_land_sq_mi = 422
area_land_km2 = 1092
area_water_sq_mi = 1
area_water_km2 = 3
area percentage = 0.31%
census yr = 2000
pop = 39188
density_sq_mi = 93
density_km2 = 36
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset= -4
web = www.co.williams.oh.us
named for = David Williams|

Williams County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 39,188. Its county seat is BryanGR|6 and is named for David Williams, one of the captors of John André in the American Revolutionary War.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39171&sid=0 |title = Williams County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 423 square miles (1,096 km²).422 square miles (1,092 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Hillsdale County, Michigan (north)
*Fulton County (east)
*Henry County (southeast)
*Defiance County (south)
*DeKalb County, Indiana (southwest)
*Steuben County, Indiana (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 39,188 people, 15,105 households, and 10,664 families residing in the county. The population density was 93 people per square mile (36/km²). There were 16,140 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.51% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 2.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 43.6% were of German, 17.7% American, 8.1% English and 5.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 15,105 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 24.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,735, and the median income for a family was $47,398. Males had a median income of $33,476 versus $22,136 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,441. About 3.90% of families and 6.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.20% of those under age 18 and 6.90% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Communities

City

*Bryan

Villages

References

* [http://www.co.williams.oh.us/ Williams County Government's website] ----


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