Greene County (Ohio)

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


The County is located in the central southwestern Ohio and has an area of ​​1078 square kilometers, of which three square miles are water. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Clark County, Madison County, Fayette County, Clinton County, Warren County and Montgomery County.


Greene County was formed on March 24, 1803 from parts of Hamilton County and Ross County. It was named after Nathanael Greene, who was the greatest American general during the American Revolutionary War by George Washington.

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000

According to the census in 2000, lived in Greene County 147 886 people in 55 312 households, and 39,160 families. The population density was 138 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 89.24 percent White, 6.37 percent African American, 0.29 percent Native American, 2.03 percent Asian, 0.03 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 0.38 percent from other races groups; 1.66 percent were descended from two or more races. 1.23 percent of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 55 312 households out of which 32.8 percent have children under the age of 18 living with them. 58.0 percent were married couples living together, 9.6 percent were single mothers, 29.2 percent were non-families, 23.0 percent of all households and 7.7 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.00.

Based on the county the population was spread from 23.9 percent population under 18 years, 13.7 percent between 18 and 24 years, 27.0 percent between 25 and 44 years, 23.6 percent between 45 and 64 years and 11.8 percent were 65 years old or older. The average age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 men statistically.

The median income for a household was $ 48,656, and the median income for a family was $ 57,954. Males have a median income of $ 42,338, women $ 28,457. The per capita income was $ 23,057. 5.2 percent of families and 8.5 percent of the population lived below the poverty line. Of these, 8.7 percent were children or adolescents under age 18 and 6.9 percent of those 65 years.

Places in Greene County


  • Beaver Creek
  • Bellbrook
  • Centerville ( a part of the city is located in Montgomery County)
  • Fairborn
  • Huber Heights ( in Greene County is just a plot of the city and the rest is located in Montgomery County and Miami County)
  • Kettering ( part of the city is located in Montgomery County)
  • Xenia


  • Bowersville
  • Cedarville
  • Clifton (part )
  • Jamestown
  • Spring Valley
  • Yellow Springs


  • Bath
  • Beaver Creek
  • Caesar Creek
  • Cedarville
  • Jefferson
  • Miami
  • New Jasper
  • Horse
  • Silver Creek
  • Spring Valley
  • Sugar Creek
  • Xenia

Census Designated Places ( CDP)

  • Shawnee Hills
  • Wilberforce
  • Wright - Patterson Air Force Base

Other towns

  • Byron