Location of Beavercreek in Ohio
Location of Beavercreek in Greene County
|• Mayor||Bob Stone (R)|
|• Vice Mayor||Julie Vann|
|• Total||26.63 sq mi (68.96 km2)|
|• Land||26.59 sq mi (68.86 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)|
|Elevation||873 ft (266 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,795.52/sq mi (693.26/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||937, 326|
|GNIS feature ID||1048393|
Beavercreek is the largest city in Greene County, Ohio, United States, and is the second-largest suburb of Dayton. The population was 45,193 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Beavercreek area was settled in the early 1800s. A part of Beavercreek Township was incorporated and became the City of Beavercreek in February 1980. The city has 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 Town Center 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's Top 100 places to live. General Janet C. Wolfenbarger, former Commander, Air Force Material Command and the first female four-star general of the United States Air Force is from Beavercreek and is a 1976 graduate of Beavercreek High School.
According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 26.44 square miles (68.5 km2), of which 26.40 square miles (68.4 km2) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.15%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 45,193 people, 18,195 households, and 12,542 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,711.9 inhabitants per square mile (661.0/km2). There were 19,449 housing units at an average density of 736.7 per square mile (284.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.5% White, 2.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.9% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.
There were 18,195 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
As of the census 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 $48,298. 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.
Beavercreek is governed by seven City Council members, elected at large with rotating terms every four 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, representing the City at local events, and other ceremonial duties. The current Mayor is Bob Stone, elected in November 2017 for a term starting January 2018. City Council members are limited to two consecutive four year terms. Beginning in 2019, the office of Mayor will be directly elected. The Council member receiving the most votes in the most recent election will serve as Vice Mayor.
City Council Members and term start years:
- Mayor Bob Stone (2018) – Mayor of Beavercreek
- Vice Mayor Joanna Garcia (2018) – Vice Mayor of Beavercreek
- Councilman Charles Curran (2016)^
- Councilwoman Melissa Litteral (2016)
- Councilman Ryan Rushing (2018)
- Councilman Zach Upton (2016)
- Councilwoman Julie Vann (2016)
- Councilman Charles Curran was appointed in January 2018 to an unexpired term that started in 2016.
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 Pete Landrum.
The City of Beavercreek has a public-access television cable TV channel, on which all public meetings can be seen live and are rerun later. Planning Commission meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month. City Council meetings are normally held on the second and fourth Mondays of every month (with exceptions for holidays and the fourth Monday in December).
Beavercreek City School District consists of 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, a separate ninth grade campus, and 1 high school. Beavercreek has a public library, a branch of the Greene County Public Library.
The Beavercreek City Parks department operates and maintains 23 parks and other properties.
Beavercreek Station is a hub along Creekside Trail, a bike path that stretches from Xenia to Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton. The path stretches over 15 miles and has a number of hubs and connecting trails. Amenities include year-round restroom facilities and a bike-fix station.
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