|City of Springboro, Ohio|
|— City —|
|Motto: "Live. Work. Play. Learn. Grow."|
|Montgomery County, Ohio|
|• Total||9.36 sq mi (24.24 km2)|
|• Land||9.36 sq mi (24.24 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
|• Estimate (2011)||17,588|
|• Density||1,859.9/sq mi (718.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1061205|
Springboro is an affluent suburb of Cincinnati and Dayton located in Warren and Montgomery counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is in Warren County's Clearcreek and Franklin Townships and Montgomery County's Miami Township. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 17,409.
The Warren County portion of Springboro is part of the Cincinnati–Middletown Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Montgomery County portion is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city has one school district with one high school, Springboro High School. In 2011, Springboro was ranked the 42nd best place to live in America by Money magazine.
Springboro is located at (39.563930, -84.228014).
Settled as early as 1796, Springboro was founded in 1815 by Jonathan Wright, as "Springborough." Jonathan Wright's father Joel was a surveyor who plotted Columbus and Dayton, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky. Springboro was predominantly Quaker during its early years.
As a stop on the Underground Railroad, Springboro played a significant role by providing hiding places for escaping slaves. On October 17, 1999, Springboro was the first city to erect an Ohio Underground Railroad Historic Marker. The dedication was part of the 4th Annual Ohio Underground Railroad Summit.
The mayor of Springboro is John H. Agenbroad, who was reelected in 2011.
The median household income for the city was $72,316 in 2000, and the median family income was $78,786. In 2007, median household income was $88,708. Males had a median income of $60,581 versus $36,790 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,257. About 2.4% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
The city is in the Springboro Community City School District. The Springboro Community Schools ranked Excellent with Distinction in the 2011-2012 school year. Telephone service is provided through the Springboro, Franklin, Centerville, and Miamisburg exchanges and Springboro telephone numbers have the Dayton 937 area code.
2010 census 
As of the census of 2010, there were 17,409 people, 5,996 households, and 4,871 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,859.9 inhabitants per square mile (718.1 /km2). There were 6,263 housing units at an average density of 669.1 per square mile (258.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.1% White, 2.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 5,996 households out of which 47.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.8% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.24.
The median age in the city was 36.4 years. 32.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.5% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 9.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
2000 census 
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,380 people, 4,261 households, and 3,600 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,405.1 people per square mile (542.6/km²). There were 4,423 housing units at an average density of 502.0 per square mile (193.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.00% White, 0.99% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.60% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.
There were 4,261 households, of which 48.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.8% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.18.
The city's population included 32.3% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.
Public safety 
The Springboro police department consists of twenty-three officers and a civilian staff of seven. Chief Kruitoffk is the current police chief.
The Clearcreek Fire District provides fire protection for the City of Springboro and Clearcreek Township. Chief Bob Kidd oversees the department with a staff of approximately 80 firefighters. The district covers 47 square from three stations staffed with 18 firefighters per day. The district responds to around 3,000 calls each year.
- 1911 Wright B Flyer Museum  - Free museum, home to a flying replica of the Wright brothers' second airplane, where visitors get a chance to actually fly in the unique aircraft.
- La Comedia Dinner Theatre - A large dinner theater.
Patricia Allyn Park - a nice community park in Clearcreek Township.
Notable residents 
- John C. Ainsworth - 1800s American pioneer and business owner
- Tony Campana - Player for the Arizona Diamondbacks (Major League Baseball)
- Laura Vikmanis - Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader & oldest NFL Cheerleader in history
Further reading 
- Elva R. Adams. Warren County Revisited. [Lebanon, Ohio]: Warren County Historical Society, 1989.
- The Centennial Atlas of Warren County, Ohio. Lebanon, Ohio: The Centennial Atlas Association, 1903.
- Josiah Morrow. The History of Warren County, Ohio. Chicago: W.H. Beers, 1883. (Reprinted several times)
- Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 6th ed. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme, 2001. ISBN 0-89933-281-I
- William E. Smith. History of Southwestern Ohio: The Miami Valleys. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1964. 3 vols.
- Warren County Engineer's Office. Official Highway Map 2003. Lebanon, Ohio: The Office, 2003.
- Emerson Biggens - invented the underwire bra in 1892 while researching gravity effects.
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