Greene County, Ohio
|Greene County, Ohio|
Location in the state of Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
|Founded||May 1, 1803|
|Named for||General Nathanael Greene|
416.26 sq mi (1,078 km²)
413.73 sq mi (1,072 km²)
2.53 sq mi (7 km²), 0.61%
390.5/sq mi (151/km²)
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|Footnotes: *Based on population just within the county.|
Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 161,573, which is an increase of 9.3% from 147,886 in 2000. Its county seat is Xenia, and it was named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War. Greene County was established on March 24, 1803.
Greene County is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 416.26 square miles (1,078.1 km2), of which 413.73 square miles (1,071.6 km2) (or 99.39%) is land and 2.53 square miles (6.6 km2) (or 0.61%) is water.
Adjacent counties 
||Miami County||Clark County||Madison County|
|Montgomery County||Fayette County|
|Warren County||Clinton County|
National protected area 
Major highways 
As of the census of 2010, there were 161,573 people, 61,825 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 86.4% White, 7.2% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.9% Asian, 0.1% 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.
- Auditor: David Graham R)
- Coroner: Kevin L. Sharrett, M.D. (R)
- Engineer: Robert N. Geyer (R)
- Prosecutor: Stephen K. Haller (R)
- Recorder: Eric C. Sears (R)
- Sheriff: Gene Fischer (R)
- Treasurer: Dick Gould, CPA (R)
- Common Pleas Judge: Hon. Stephen A. Wolaver (R)
- Common Pleas Judge: Hon. Michael A. Buckwalter (R)
- Domestic Relations Judge: Hon. Stephen L. Hurley (R)
- Juvenile Court Judge: Hon. Robert W. Hutcheson (R)
- Probate Court Judge: Hon. Robert Hagler (R)
- County Commissioners: Tom Koogler (R), Alan Anderson (R), and Bob Glaser (R)
Census-designated places 
Other communities 
Higher education 
The following colleges and universities are located in Greene County:
- Wright State University, Fairborn
- Central State University, Wilberforce
- Clark State Community College - Greene Center, Beavercreek
- 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
- Greeneview Local School District
- Sugarcreek Local School District
- Xenia Community City School District
- Yellow Springs Exempted Village School District
- Greene County Career Center, Xenia (Vocational school)
Private schools 
See also 
- "Ohio County Profiles: Greene County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28.
- "Greene County data (population)". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
- "Greene County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-02-16.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "Greene County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved 2007-04-28.[dead link]
- "Census 2010 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-11-05.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Greene County, Ohio, Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.