Champaign County, Ohio

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Champaign County, Ohio
Champaign County Courthouse, Ohio.jpg
Seal of Champaign County, Ohio
Seal
Map of Ohio highlighting Champaign County
Location in the U.S. 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 430 sq mi (1,114 km2)
 • Land 429 sq mi (1,111 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 0.3%
Population
 • (2010) 40,097
 • Density 94/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. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,097.[2] Its county seat is Urbana.[3] The county 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 U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 430 square miles (1,100 km2), of which 429 square miles (1,110 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) (0.3%) 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. 2015 38,987 [6] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
1790-1960[8] 1900-1990[9]
1990-2000[10] 2010-2013[2]

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[11] 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.

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 40,097 people, 15,329 households, and 10,925 families residing in the county.[12] The population density was 93.5 inhabitants per square mile (36.1/km2). There were 16,755 housing units at an average density of 39.1 per square mile (15.1/km2).[13] The racial makeup of the county was 94.7% white, 2.2% black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.1% of the population.[12] In terms of ancestry, 27.6% were German, 14.9% were Irish, 14.3% were American, and 11.8% were English.[14]

Of the 15,329 households, 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.7% were non-families, and 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.02. The median age was 39.7 years.[12]

The median income for a household in the county was $49,246 and the median income for a family was $58,433. Males had a median income of $44,920 versus $32,847 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,438. About 10.0% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.4% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.[15]

Politics[edit]

Presidential election results[16]
Year Republican Democrat
2012 59.81% 11,045 38.14% 7,044
2008 58.84% 11,141 39.00% 7,385
2004 62.41% 11,718 37.11% 6,968
2000 58.80% 9,220 37.98% 5,955
1996 44.10% 6,568 40.22% 5,990
1992 43.10% 7,004 32.00% 5,201
1988 67.29% 8,995 31.96% 4,272
1984 73.05% 9,935 26.06% 3,544
1980 60.17% 7,356 33.61% 4,109
1976 56.74% 6,526 41.28% 4,748

Communities[edit]

Map of Champaign County, Ohio with Municipal and Township Labels

City[edit]

Villages[edit]

Townships[edit]

Census-designated place[edit]

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Champaign County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  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. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  6. ^ "County Totals Dataset: Population, Population Change and Estimated Components of Population Change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L., ed. (March 27, 1995). "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2, 2001. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  12. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  13. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  14. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  16. ^ "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". Retrieved 2016-03-27. 

External links[edit]

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