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Darke County, Ohio

Darke County is a county located in the U.S. State of Ohio. As of 2000, the population is 53,309. Its county seat is Greenville6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,555 km² (600 mi²). 1,553 km² (600 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.08% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 53,309 people, 20,419 households, and 14,905 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km² (89/mi²). There are 21,583 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (36/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.09% White, 0.39% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 20,419 households out of which 33.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.00% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% are non-families. 23.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.03. In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.30 males. The median income for a household in the county is $39,307, and the median income for a family is $45,735. Males have a median income of $32,933 versus $23,339 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,670. 8.00% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.10% are under the age of 18 and 9.20% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Ansonia\n*Arcanum\n*Bradford\n*Burkettsville\n*Castine\n*Gettysburg\n*Gordon\n*Greenville\n*Hollansburg\n*Ithaca\n*New Madison\n*New Weston\n*North Star\n*Osgood\n*Palestine\n*Pitsburg\n*Rossburg\n*Union City\n*Versailles\n*Wayne Lakes\n*Yorkshire