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Versailles, Ohio

Versailles is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,589. The proper local pronunciation of the name is "Ver Sales", with the accent on the second syllable.


Versailles is located at 40°13'23" North, 84°29'6" West (40.222964, -84.485077)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.5 km² (1.8 mi²). 4.5 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 2,589 people, 1,061 households, and 687 families residing in the village. The population density is 571.2/km² (1,482.5/mi²). There are 1,109 housing units at an average density of 244.7/km² (635.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.38% White, 0.04% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,061 households out of which 31.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% are married couples living together, 7.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% are non-families. 32.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the village the population is spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $37,908, and the median income for a family is $47,717. Males have a median income of $32,440 versus $25,194 for females. The per capita income for the village is $18,275. 5.3% of the population and 3.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.1% are under the age of 18 and 9.3% are 65 or older.