Greene County, Ohio


Greene County, Ohio

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


founded = May 1 1803cite web|url = http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Greene.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Greene County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
seat wl = Xenia | largest city = Beavercreek*
area_total_sq_mi = 416
area_total_km2 = 1078
area_land_sq_mi = 415
area_land_km2 = 1075
area_water_sq_mi = 1
area_water_km2 = 3
area percentage = 0.32%
census yr = 2000
pop = 147886
density_sq_mi = 356
density_km2 = 138
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset= -4
footnotes = *Based on population just within the county.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/population/places.php?sid=41&fips=39057 |title = Greene County data (population) |accessdate = 2007-05-10 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]
web = www.co.clermont.oh.us
web = www.co.greene.oh.us
named for = General Nathanael Greene
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Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 147,886. Its county seat is XeniaGR|6, and it was named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War. Greene County was established on March 24, 1803.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39057&sid=0 |title = Greene County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Greene County is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 416 square miles (1,078 km²). 415 square miles (1,075 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (3 km²) of it (0.32%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Clark County, Ohio - north
*Madison County, Ohio - northeast
*Fayette County, Ohio - southeast
*Clinton County, Ohio - south
*Warren County, Ohio - southwest
*Montgomery County, Ohio - west

National protected area

* Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (part)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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.

Government

Localities

Municipalities

*Beavercreek
*Bellbrook
*Bowersville
*Cedarville
*Centerville (part)
*Clifton (part)
*Fairborn
*Huber Heights (part, one parcel). [ [http://www.co.greene.oh.us/website/gcMaps Greene County, Ohio] , Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.]
*Jamestown
*Kettering (part)
*Spring Valley
*Xenia
*Yellow Springs

Townships

*Bath
*Beavercreek
*Caesarscreek
*Cedarville
*Jefferson
*Miami
*New Jasper
*Ross
*Silvercreek
*Spring Valley
*Sugarcreek
*Xenia

Census-designated places

*Shawnee Hills
*Wilberforce
*Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Other locality

*Byron

Education

Higher Education

The following colleges and universities are located in Greene County:

Public

* Wright State University, Fairborn
* Central State University, Wilberforce
* Clark State Community College - Greene Center, Beavercreek

Private

* Antioch College, Yellow Springs
* Wilberforce University, Wilberforce
* Cedarville University, Cedarville

Public Schools

* Beavercreek City School District
** Beavercreek High School, Beavercreek (the Beavers)
* Cedar Cliff Local School District
** Cedarville High School, Cedarville (the Indians)
* Fairborn City School District
** Fairborn High School, Fairborn (the Skyhawks)
* Greeneview Local School District
** Greeneview High School, Jamestown (the Rams)
* Southeastern Local School District
** Southeastern High School, South Charleston (Clark County) (the Trojans)
* Sugarcreek Local School District
** Bellbrook High School, Bellbrook (the Golden Eagles)
* Xenia Community City School District
** Xenia High School, Xenia (the Buccaneers)
* Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District
** Yellow Springs High School, Yellow Springs (the Bulldogs)
* Greene County Career Center, Xenia (Vocational School)

References

External links

* [http://www.co.greene.oh.us Greene County Website]


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