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|
|• Total||416 sq mi (1,077 km2)|
|• Land||414 sq mi (1,072 km2)|
|• Water||2.5 sq mi (6 km2), 0.6%|
|• Density||391/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 U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 161,573. Its county seat is Xenia. The county was established on March 24, 1803 and named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War.
- 1 Geography
- 2 Adjacent counties
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Government
- 5 Education
- 6 Communities
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
- Clark County (north)
- Madison County (northeast)
- Fayette County (east)
- Clinton County (south)
- Warren County (southwest)
- Montgomery County (west)
- Miami County (northwest)
National protected area
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)
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
- Beavercreek City School District
- Cedar Cliff Local School District
- 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)
- Dayton Christian School System
- St. Brigid School (the Irish)
- Centerville (part)
- Huber Heights (part)
- Kettering (part)
- Xenia (county seat)
- "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.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "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]
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 143.
- "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Greene County, Ohio, Greene County Auditor's Office, 2002. Accessed 2007-11-09.
||Miami County||Clark County||Madison County|
|Montgomery County||Fayette County|
|Warren County||Clinton County|