GREENE County, OH
Greene County is located in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2020 census, the population was 167,966. 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.
Greene County is part of the Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The sheriff of Greene County died on Tuesday, November 6 2021.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of , of which is land and (0.6%) is water.
National protected area
As of the census of 2010, there were 161,573 people, 61,825 households, and 39,160 families living 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.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 161,573 people, 62,770 households, and 41,696 families living in the county. The population density was . There were 68,241 housing units at an average density of . The racial makeup of the county was 86.4% white, 7.2% black or African American, 2.9% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.1% Pacific islander, 0.5% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 2.1% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 26.4% were German, 15.7% were American, 13.0% were Irish, and 10.9% were English.
Of the 62,770 households, 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.6% were non-families, and 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.95. The median age was 37.2 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $56,679 and the median income for a family was $70,817. Males had a median income of $53,614 versus $37,056 for females. The per capita income for the county was $28,328. About 7.8% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.
Greene County is a Republican stronghold county in presidential elections. The only times the county voted for the Democratic nominee were Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936 and Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
Greene County Parks & Trails manages over 3000 acres of parkland, 62 miles of paved multiuse trails, 36 miles of river trails, and 24 miles of hiking trails.
The following colleges and universities are located in Greene County:
thumb|275px|Map of Greene County, Ohio with municipal and township labels
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