Auglaize County, Ohio

Auglaize County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio of the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Wapakoneta.


The County is located in western Ohio, is about 40 km from the border with Indiana away and has an area of 1040 square kilometers, of which one square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Allen County, Darke County, Hardin County, Logan County, Shelby County, Mercer County and Van Wert County.


Auglaize County was formed on February 14, 1848 from parts of Allen, Darke, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Shelby and Van Wert County. It was named after the Auglaize River.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census in 2000 lived in Auglaize County 46 611 people in 17,376 households and 12,771 families. The population density was 45 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 98.12 percent White, 0.24 percent African American, 0.18 percent Native Americans, 0.41 percent Asian American, 0.03 percent Pacific Islander, and 0.20 percent from other races; 0.83 percent were descended from two or more races. 0.67 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino.

Of the 17,376 households out of which 35.3 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 62.1 percent were married couples living together, 7.8 percent were single mothers, 26.5 percent were non-families, 23.3 percent of all households and 10.5 percent lived in people aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

Based on the county the population was spread from 27.6 percent population under 18 years, 7.8 percent between 18 and 24 years, 28.2 percent between 25 and 44 years, 22.0 percent between 45 and 64 years and 14.4 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 43,367, and the median income for a family was $ 50,024. Males have a median income of $ 37,024, women $ 23,809. The per capita income was $ 19,593. 4.9 percent of families and 6.2 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 7.2 percent were children or adolescents under 18 years old and 6.4 percent are 65 years old.

Places in Auglaize County


  • Saint Marys
  • Wapakoneta


  • Buckland
  • Cridersville
  • Minster
  • New Bremen
  • New Knoxville
  • Uniopolis
  • Waynesfield


  • Clay Township
  • Duchouquet Township
  • German Township
  • Goshen Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Logan Township
  • Moulton Township
  • Noble Township
  • Pusheta Township
  • Saint Marys Township
  • Salem Township
  • Union Township
  • Washington Township
  • Wayne Township