is a county
located in the state
, 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
. The county seat
The county is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the county has a total area of 464 square miles
).462 square miles (1,196 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) of it (0.58%) is water.
Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
- Presiding Judge: John W. Kessler (D)
- Administrative Judge: Dennis J. Langer (D)
- Judges (General Division):
- Judges (Domestic Relations Division):
- Judges (Juvenile Division):
- Judges (Probate Division):
County Court of Montgomery County
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Population by year
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
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.
Under Ohio law, there are two types of incorporated municipal jurisdictions, cities and villages. The following cities and villages are located in Montgomery County.
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.
- Butler Township (includes Vandalia)
- Clay Township (includes Verona, Phillipsburg, and part of Brookville)
- German Township (includes Germantown)
- Harrison Township (includes Dayton, Fort McKinley CDP, Shiloh CDP, and Northridge CDP)
- Jackson Township Township (includes Farmersville and part of New Lebanon)
- Jefferson Township (includes Moraine, Dayton, and Drexel CDP)
- Miami Township (includes Miamisburg, West Carrollton, and part of Carlisle)
- Perry Township Township (includes parts of Brookville and New Lebanon)
- Washington Township Township (includes Centerville, Woodbourne-Hyde Park CDP)
- Townships swallowed up by annexations or mergers:
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.
The following public school districts are located partially or entirely in Montgomery County:
The following private high schools are located in Montgomery County: