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Champaign County, Ohio

Champaign County, Ohio
Seal of Champaign County, Ohio
Seal
Map of Ohio highlighting Champaign County
Location in the 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 .us.oh.champaign.cowww

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.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent counties 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • City 3.1
    • Villages 3.2
    • Townships 3.3
    • Census-designated place 3.4
    • Unincorporated communities 3.5
  • Notable people 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Geography

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

Demographics

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.

Communities

Map of Champaign County, Ohio with Municipal and Township Labels

City

Villages

Townships

Census-designated place

Unincorporated communities

Notable people

See also

References

  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".  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  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".  

External links

  • Champaign County Government's website
  • Champaign County's Community Portal website
  • ChampaignOnline

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