Champaign County, Ohio

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Champaign County, Ohio
Champaign County Courthouse, Ohio.jpg
Map of Ohio highlighting Champaign County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded March 1, 1805[1]
Named for "plain" in French
Seat Urbana
Largest city Urbana
Area
 • Total 429.83 sq mi (1,113 km2)
 • Land 428.67 sq mi (1,110 km2)
 • Water 1.16 sq mi (3 km2), 0.27%
Population
 • (2010) 40,097
 • Density 93.5/sq mi (36/km²)
Congressional district 4th
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.champaign.oh.us

Champaign County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 40,097, which is an increase of 3.1% from 38,890 in 2000.[2] Its county seat is Urbana.[3] It takes its name from the French word for "open level country".[4]

Champaign County comprises the Urbana, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Dayton-Springfield-Sidney, OH Combined Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 429.83 square miles (1,113.3 km2), of which 428.67 square miles (1,110.3 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 1.16 square miles (3.0 km2) (or 0.27%) is water.[5]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 6,303
1820 8,479 34.5%
1830 12,131 43.1%
1840 16,721 37.8%
1850 19,782 18.3%
1860 22,698 14.7%
1870 24,188 6.6%
1880 27,817 15.0%
1890 26,980 −3.0%
1900 26,642 −1.3%
1910 26,351 −1.1%
1920 25,071 −4.9%
1930 24,103 −3.9%
1940 25,258 4.8%
1950 26,793 6.1%
1960 29,714 10.9%
1970 30,491 2.6%
1980 33,649 10.4%
1990 36,019 7.0%
2000 38,890 8.0%
2010 40,097 3.1%
Est. 2012 39,565 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2012 Estimate[2]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 38,890 people, 14,952 households, and 10,870 families residing in the county. The population density was 91 people per square mile (35/km²). There were 15,890 housing units at an average density of 37 per square mile (14/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.73% White, 2.30% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,952 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 24.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $43,139, and the median income for a family was $50,430. Males had a median income of $38,265 versus $26,241 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,542. About 5.10% of families and 7.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

Communities[edit]

Map of Champaign County, Ohio with Municipal and Township Labels

City[edit]

Villages[edit]

Townships[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Champaign County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ a b "Champaign County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Agriculture & Natural Resources in Champaign County". Ohio State University Extension. Retrieved 2010-09-23. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°08′N 83°46′W / 40.14°N 83.77°W / 40.14; -83.77