Beavercreek, Ohio


Beavercreek, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Beavercreek, Ohio
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Northern Beavercreek from the air


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map_caption = Location of Beavercreek, Ohio


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Greene

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area_total_km2 = 68.4
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area_total_sq_mi = 26.4
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 37984
population_density_km2 = 555.7
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timezone = Eastern (EST)
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elevation_ft = 873
latd = 39 |latm = 43 |lats = 46 |latNS = N
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postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 45431
area_code = 937
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Beavercreek is a city in Greene County, Ohio, United States, and a suburb of Dayton. The population was 37,984 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Beavercreek area was settled in the early 1800s, and in 1979, a part of Beavercreek Township was incorporated and became the City of Beavercreek in February 1980. Beavercreek includes the areas known as Knollwood, Zimmermanville, New Germany, Apple Valley, Spicer, Indian Ripple, Big Beaver Valley and the village of Alpha. The township includes the area known as Trebein. The city boasts two golf courses, Beavercreek Golf Club (Public) and The Country Club of the North (Private). Many Beavercreek residents work on the nearby Wright Patterson Air Force Base. The Mall at Fairfield Commons and The Greene are two malls in the city. In terms of number of residents in an incorporated area, Beavercreek is third in the region behind Dayton and Kettering. In 2007, Beavercreek ranked 84th in Money Magazine's Top 100 places to live. [http://www.daytondailynews.com/search/content/oh/story/news/local/2007/07/16/ddn071607beavercreekweb.html]

Geography

Beavercreek is located at coor dms|39|43|46|N|84|3|44|W|city (39.729359, -84.062310), approximately five miles east of downtown DaytonGR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.4 square miles (68.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 37,984 people, 14,071 households, and 11,087 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,439.2 people per square mile (555.7/km²). There were 14,769 housing units at an average density of 559.6/sq mi (216.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.45% White, 1.42% African American, 0.17% Native American, 3.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 14,071 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $68,801, and the median income for a family was $75,965. Males had a median income of $55,270 versus $33,572 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,298. About 1.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

Local Government

Beavercreek is governed by 7 City Council members, elected at large with rotating terms every 4 years. Council members are elected in odd number years for terms beginning in even numbered years. The council member receiving the most votes in the most recent election cycle also serves in the position of Mayor for a term of 2 years, which primarily entails responsibility for presiding at City Council meetings. The current Mayor is Julie Vann, elected in November 2007 for a term starting January 2008. City Council members are limited to two consecutive four year terms.

Council Members and term start years:
*Julie Vann (Mayor)-2008
*Vicki Giambrone (Vice Mayor)- 2008
*Phyllis Howard- 2008
*Jerry Petrak- 2008
*Scott Hadley -2006
*Tom Leonard - 2006
*Jarrod Martin- 2006

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief administrative officer of the City according to the city's Charter. The City Manager provides for the overall management direction and oversight of the City organization and is responsible for its efficient and effective operation in accordance with the policies, programs and regulations established by the City Council. The City Manager is also responsible for initiating proposals and providing advice, information and research to the City Council concerning the formulation of municipal policies, practices and projects. The current City Manager is Mike Cornell.

The City of Beavercreek has a local public access channel, on which all public meetings can be seen live and are rerun later. The local channel is also available online at http://www.ci.beavercreek.oh.us/services/channel10/broadcast-high.htm. Planning Commission meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month, and City Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of every month except December.

chools and Libraries

Beavercreek City School District consists of 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school.

Currently, Beavercreek City Schools are researching possible methods to control growth in the district. There was an issue on the March 4th ballot about building new schools. This issue failed for the second time.

Beavercreek is served by a branch of the Greene County Public Library.

References

External links

* [http://www.ci.beavercreek.oh.us Beavercreek Home Page]
* [http://www.gcpl.lib.oh.us/beavercreek.asp Beavercreek branch of the Greene Country Public Library]


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