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Montgomery County, Ohio

Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 559,062. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. The county seat is Dayton.

The county is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 464 square miles (1,203 km²).462 square miles (1,196 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.58%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Government

Current officials

Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas

County Court of Montgomery County

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Demographics

'''Montgomery County
Population by year

2000 559,062
1990 573,809
1980 571,697
1970 606,148
1960 527,080
1950 398,441
1940 295,480
1930 273,481
1920 209,532
1910 163,763
1900 130,146
1890 100,852
1880 78,550
1870 64,006
1860 52,230
1850 38,218
1840 31,938
1830 24,362
1820 15,999
1810 7,722

As of the census of 2000, there were 559,062 people, 229,229 households, and 146,935 families residing in the county. The population density was 1,211 people per square mile (468/km²). There were 248,443 housing units at an average density of 538 per square mile (208/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.57% White, 19.86% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 229,229 households out of which 29.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.30% were married couples living together, 13.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.90% were non-families. 30.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.90% from 45 to 64, and 13.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $40,156, and the median income for a family was $50,071. Males had a median income of $38,710 versus $27,297 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,743. About 8.30% of families and 11.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.60% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.

Localities

Under Ohio law, there are two types of incorporated municipal jurisdictions, cities and villages. The following cities and villages are located in Montgomery County.

Cities

  • Huber Heights
  • Kettering
  • Miamisburg
  • Moraine
  • Oakwood
  • Riverside
  • Springboro
  • Trotwood
  • Union
  • Vandalia
  • West Carrollton
  • Villages

  • New Lebanon
  • Phillipsburg
  • Verona
  • Townships

    Under Ohio law, any territory within a county that is not part of an incorporated municipality (city or village), is part of a township. Townships have limited local government and services.

    Census-designated places

    The following census-designated places have been designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under state law.

  • Northridge
  • Shiloh
  • Woodbourne-Hyde Park
  • Other place

    Education

    Post-Secondary Institutions

    Public

    Private

    Public schools

    The following public school districts are located partially or entirely in Montgomery County:

    Private schools

    The following private high schools are located in Montgomery County:

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