Champaign County (Ohio)

Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio of the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Urbana.


The County is located in west-central Ohio and has an area of ​​1113 square kilometers, of which three square miles are water. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Logan County, Union County, Madison County, Clark County, Miami County and Shelby County.


Champaign County was formed on February 20, 1805 from parts of Franklin County and Greene County. It was named after the French words meaning "plain" for flat land.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census in 2000 lived in Champaign County 38,890 people in 14,952 households and 10,870 families. The population density was 35 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 95.73 percent White, 2.30 percent African American, 0.31 percent Native Americans, 0.25 percent Asian American, 0.02 percent Pacific Islander, and 0.31 percent from other races; 1.08 percent were descended from two or more races. 0.69 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino.

Of the 14,952 households out of which 34.0 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 59.7 percent were married couples living together, 9.2 percent were single mothers, 27.3 percent were non-families, 23.5 percent of all households and 9.4 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01.

Based on the county the population was spread out 26.2 percent of residents under the age of 18, 7.9 percent between 18 and 24 years, 28.7 percent between 25 and 44 years, 24.6 percent between 45 and 64 years and 12.6 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 43,139, and the median income for a family was $ 50,430. Males had a median income of $ 38,265, women $ 26,241. The per capita income was $ 19,542. 5.1 percent of families and 7.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 9.9 percent were children or adolescents under age 18 and 7.6 percent of those 65 years.

Places in Champaign County


  • Urbana


  • Christiansburg
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Mutual
  • North Lewisburg
  • St. Paris
  • Woodstock


  • Adams Township
  • Concord Township
  • Goshen Township
  • Harrison Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Johnson Township
  • Mad River Township
  • Rush Township
  • Salem Township
  • Union Township
  • Urbana Township
  • Wayne Township

Pictures of Champaign County (Ohio)