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Greene County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2014: 163,820 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 147,886 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,871
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,649
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 38,523
Renter-occupied apartments: 20,250 (it was 16,789 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Land area: 415 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 395 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greene County: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Greene County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 80,200  (49.0%)
Females: 83,620  (51.0%)
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Greene County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Greene County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,872 ($48,656 in 1999)

This county:

$59872
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $677 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $878)
This county:

$677
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,500 (it was $121,900 in 2000)
Greene:

$157,500
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,900 - $228,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $191,762
Here:

$191,762
State:

$161,442

Townhouses or other attached units: $174,089
Here:

$174,089
State:

$159,986

In 2-unit structures: $59,911
Here:

$59,911
State:

$104,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,423
Here:

$133,423
State:

$110,889

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,741
Here:

$128,741
State:

$159,965

Mobile homes: $17,604
Here:

$17,604
State:

$36,578
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,367
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $520

Institutionalized population: 1,353

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 318
  • Auto thefts: 39

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 324
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 517 buildings, average cost: $278,400
  • 2008: 453 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2009: 295 buildings, average cost: $288,800
  • 2010: 300 buildings, average cost: $326,000
  • 2011: 277 buildings, average cost: $331,600
  • 2012: 245 buildings, average cost: $347,700
  • 2013: 210 buildings, average cost: $369,400
  • 2014: 250 buildings, average cost: $401,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,750 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,692 (1.8%)

Greene County household income distribution in 2009 Greene County home values distribution Greene County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
Greene County:

13.5%
Ohio:

16.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Area name: Dayton, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greene County is $499 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $828 a month.

Cities in this county include: Beavercreek, Fairborn, Xenia, Bellbrook, Wright-Patterson AFB, Cedarville, Yellow Springs, Jamestown, Wilberforce, Spring Valley.

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45301Alpha617.91.813.4510.696.7149.8917.155.3017.85
45305Bellbrook64079.506.44.236.88107.444.402.408.20
45307Bowersville88.80.83.262.652.4274.222.851.503.40
45314Cedarville18497.705.12.5410.47205.193.351.405.70
45316Clifton79.30.23.111.923.0297.012.200.803.43
45324Fairborn114716307.714.0710.91141.54.301.889.00
45335Jamestown16839.80.14.932.517.15144.972.751.505.40
45370Spring Valley308890.17.374.129.34126.744.352.508.60
45384Wilberforce3426.90.24.142.316.12147.672.450.903.95
45385Xenia229114207.954.679.71122.115.202.609.60
45387Yellow Springs485111.906.884.059.26134.544.602.408.80
45431Dayton71511706.053.77.63126.13.902.007.10
45433Dayton41268.8034.222.9174.11216.572.600.207.15

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2012 air pollution in Greene County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 14.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: New Castle County, Delaware , Douglas County, Illinois , Morgan County, West Virginia , Madison County , Montgomery County, Indiana , Wood County, West Virginia , Macoupin County, Illinois , Parke County, Indiana , Moultrie County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 16,907
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,098 (51% naturalized citizens)

Greene County:

3.4%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,423
  • 1990 to 1994: 756
  • 1985 to 1989: 517
  • 1980 to 1984: 434
  • 1975 to 1979: 504
  • 1970 to 1974: 322
  • 1970 to 1974: 273
  • 1965 to 1969: 869

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.5%

Greene County marital status for males Greene County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 42,947
  • One, attached: 2,661
  • Two: 1,763
  • 3 or 4: 2,177
  • 5 to 9: 3,041
  • 10 to 19: 2,357
  • 20 or more: 2,407
  • Mobile homes: 835
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in Greene County with a mortgage: 25,754 (3,287 second mortgage, 3,819 home equity loan, 130 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,287

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greene County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,435105
Catholic14,0645
Mainline Protestant12,11549
Other6,40315
Black Protestant1,3787
None104,178-
Greene County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Greene County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Greene County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 89
This county:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

9.7%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Greene County:

Average size of farms: 206 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,731
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $307.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,879
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,634
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.15
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.44%
Corn for grain: 54263 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2989 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 68610 harvested acres
Vegetables: 681 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 111 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greene County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Greene County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from Greene County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • OhioSevere Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1805): October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: March 7, 2008 to March 9, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3286): April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3250): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OhioSnow, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to December 24, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3198): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3198, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • OhioSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 23, 1989 to June 26, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-831): June 10, 1989, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OhioBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3055): January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • OhioSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3029): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • OhioTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 4, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-421): April 4, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-421, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • OhioHeavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: June 5, 1968, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-243): June 5, 1968, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-243, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (13%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greene County (%):

  • German (24%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Greene County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 61,601 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 6,037 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 102 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 18 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 63 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 22 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 177 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,590 (4%)
  • Other means: 240 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,097 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Greene County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 5,693 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,194 people in nursing homes
  • 319 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 234 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 133 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 44 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Greene County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 6,598 people in college/university student housing
  • 958 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 547 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 270 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 149 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 54 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,051.

8.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.64%
Ohio average:

4.72%


0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,339 average AGI)
Greene County:

0.18%
Ohio average:

0.03%

5.29% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($22,469 average AGI)
3.17% relocated from other states ($19,139 average AGI)
Greene County:

3.17%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, OH  2.86% ($38,670 average AGI)
from Clark County, OH  0.49% ($38,037)
from Franklin County, OH  0.30% ($33,055)
from Warren County, OH  0.21% ($42,164)
from Butler County, OH  0.14% ($38,736)
from Bexar County, TX  0.14% ($72,477)
from Clinton County, OH  0.14% ($28,590)


8.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Greene County:

0.14%
Ohio average:

0.04%

5.55% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($21,853 average AGI)
3.03% relocated to other states ($18,894 average AGI)
Greene County:

3.03%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, OH  3.30% ($32,785 average AGI)
to Clark County, OH  0.43% ($33,177)
to Franklin County, OH  0.33% ($34,385)
to Warren County, OH  0.26% ($61,385)
to Miami County, OH  0.15% ($38,547)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.14% ($28,908)
to Clinton County, OH  0.13% ($24,963)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Greene County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Greene County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greene County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greene County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,506 (19,595 aged, 2,911 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,201 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Greene County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1854)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1309)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1055)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (841)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (798)
  • Unspecified dementia (622)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (555)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (446)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (352)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (344)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5457.420
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 118.9
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38039.06

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1103.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 788.840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.47

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.53

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.45
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.0
  • Poisoning - 28.0
  • Other - 25.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152,798
  • In family households: 125,848 (30,719 male householders, 10,977 female householders)
    32,573 spouses, 42,709 children (39,380 natural, 1,204 adopted, 2,125 stepchildren), 2,629 grandchildren, 948 brothers or sisters, 867 parents, 1,041 other relatives, 2,677 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,950 (10,084 male householders (7,563 living alone)), 10,990 female householders (9,040 living alone)), 5,876 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,775 (1,353 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 19,572 2-persons, 9,329 3-persons, 7,797 4-persons, 3,305 5-persons, 1,162 6-persons, 531 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,603 1-person, 3,499 2-persons, 636 3-persons, 267 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

26,096 married couples with children.
6,999 single-parent households (1,449 men, 5,550 women).

94.5% of residents of Greene County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,333,699,000 ($15330 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,595,873,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $340,819,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $107,404,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,025,000
Federal grants: $122,303,000
Federal procurement contracts: $717,764,000 ($521,361,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,039,384,000 ($1,020,263,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $11,837,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $125,901,000
Federal Government insurance: $88,982,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,138
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,244
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,220
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +190
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greene County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.42 millions of gallons per day (98% from ground, 2% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,078
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,323
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,120
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,379
  • 1970 to 1979: 11,329
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,940
  • 1950 to 1959: 10,473
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,262
  • 1939 or earlier: 8,017
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 149
  • 3 rooms: 307
  • 4 rooms: 1,589
  • 5 rooms: 6,843
  • 6 rooms: 9,114
  • 7 rooms: 7,408
  • 8 rooms: 5,713
  • 9+ rooms: 7,381
  • 1 room: 761
  • 2 rooms: 1,011
  • 3 rooms: 2,906
  • 4 rooms: 4,357
  • 5 rooms: 3,718
  • 6 rooms: 2,154
  • 7 rooms: 1,049
  • 8 rooms: 521
  • 9+ rooms: 312
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greene County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 595
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,027
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,372
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,620
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,857
  • no bedroom: 821
  • 1 bedroom: 3,775
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,551
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,419
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,053
  • 5+ bedrooms: 170
Cars and other vehicles available in Greene County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 893
  • 1 vehicle: 8,090
  • 2 vehicles: 18,410
  • 3 vehicles: 8,272
  • 4 vehicles: 2,051
  • 5+ vehicles: 807
  • no vehicle: 2,004
  • 1 vehicle: 7,841
  • 2 vehicles: 5,350
  • 3 vehicles: 1,133
  • 4 vehicles: 328
  • 5+ vehicles: 133

54% of Greene County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Ohio.

Greene County:

53.9%
State average:

58.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 94059
  • Northeast: 8594
  • Midwest: 12927
  • South: 19621
  • West: 5723

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greene County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.3%)
  • Electricity (24.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Utility gas (45.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,456
Here:

14.6%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 965
Here:

11.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,174
Here:

28.9%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Greene County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,625,000
    Sewerage: $1,081,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $19,985,000
    Health - Other: $16,211,000
    Police Protection: $14,673,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,860,000
    Sewerage: $9,242,000
    General - Other: $6,894,000
    Water Utilities: $5,490,000
    Financial Administration: $5,257,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,967,000
    Regular Highways: $4,800,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,756,000
    Hospitals: $2,965,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,904,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,847,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $844,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $717,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $596,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,068,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $916,000
    Air Transportation: $312,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $2,903,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,222,000
    General - Other: $694,000
    General Public Building: $553,000
    Water Utilities: $522,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $296,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $257,000
    Police Protection: $244,000
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000
    Financial Administration: $135,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Central Staff Services: $112,000
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $57,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $61,697,000

Greene County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $16,949,000
    Sewerage: $16,920,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,289,000
    Regular Highways: $249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,686,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,887,000
    Special Assessments: $1,601,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $780,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,009,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,585,000
    All Other: $7,530,000
    Highways: $5,978,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,168,000
    Sewerage: $4,333,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,315,000
    Housing and Community Development: $937,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,250,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,259,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,342,000
    Other License: $1,271,000
    Other Selective Sales: $684,000

Greene County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,891,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,449,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,832,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $40,810,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $39,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,810,000

Greene County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,028,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,779
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,663
  • Number of recipients under 18: 278
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,229
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 272
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 560
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 788
Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Greene County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED850$150,180752$160,5704,262$162,164153$43,0859$2,948,222192$93,5572$108,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$119,36660$159,500343$167,55717$30,2350$023$103,6520$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED77$128,00076$145,9471,023$157,779123$32,0730$058$87,74111$68,545
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN62$151,17764$172,359604$159,54119$60,2110$030$113,2672$101,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$118,42916$146,688110$164,4273$173,3331$2,350,0008$80,1250$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED177$169,395159$188,1515$160,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$234,77548$186,5630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$167,10521$201,4760$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$158,71414$178,5002$131,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$292,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Greene County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary83378.0 years
John69973.6 years
Robert69070.7 years
William68474.1 years
James62971.4 years
Charles51973.5 years
Helen37279.3 years
Dorothy31777.9 years
Ruth30480.0 years
George30075.6 years
Most common last names in Greene County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32476.1 years
Johnson21974.7 years
Miller20476.7 years
Jones18576.0 years
Williams17773.8 years
Brown17673.1 years
Davis15273.6 years
Moore13375.4 years
Lewis12373.6 years
Wilson11276.5 years
Businesses in Greene County, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Bryant2
AT&T4Lane Furniture1
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza3
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's3
Aeropostale2Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott3
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's6Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's11
AutoZone3Meijer2
Avenue1Men's Wearhouse2
Banana Republic1Microtel1
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity2
Baymont Inn1New York & Co2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike14
Ben & Jerry's1Nissan1
Blockbuster3Office Depot1
Brookstone1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun2
Burger King9Panera Bread2
CVS5Papa John's Pizza5
Caribou Coffee1Payless2
Carson Pirie Scott2Penske1
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart2
Chevrolet2Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut7
Chico's1Plato's Closet1
Chipotle2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Circle K4Quiznos1
Clarks1RadioShack2
Cold Stone Creamery2Ramada2
Coldwater Creek1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Red Robin1
Cricket Wireless6Red Roof Inn1
Curves3Rite Aid2
DHL1SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen2Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza5Sears2
Econo Lodge1Sephora1
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Express2Soma Intimates1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx24Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line2Starbucks5
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Steak 'n Shake1
Foot Locker1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211Suburban1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway2
GNC3T-Mobile4
GameStop2T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree2Taco Bell6
H&R Block8Talbots1
Hardee's1Target2
Hilton3The Cheesecake Factory1
Holiday Inn1The Limited2
Hollister Co.1The Room Place1
Home Depot1Tim Hortons4
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Hyundai1True Value1
J. Jill1U-Haul10
JCPenney1UPS23
Jones New York5Value City Furniture1
Journeys2Vans5
Justice2Verizon Wireless3
KFC4Victoria's Secret2
Kincaid1Waffle House3
Kmart4Walgreens3
Knights Inn1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's7
Kroger6Wet Seal1
LA Fitness1Wingate1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA3

Greene County on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"