Darke County

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Darke County, Ohio

504 S Broadway St
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 547-7370
Fax: (937) 547-7367
www.co.darke.oh.us

On the central western border of OH, northwest of Dayton; organized Jan 3, 1809 from Miami County. Name Origin: For Gen. William Darke (1736-1801), an officer in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War

Area (sq mi):: 600.29 (land 599.80; water 0.49) Population per square mile: 88.30
Population 2005: 52,983 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 53,309 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,670; median household $39,307; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,566-$27,487
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenville County seat (13,267)

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    Every year we are exposed to a high level of risk from bad weather, even with our current federal crop insurance," said Mark Stuckewho operates a 13,000-acre farm in Darke County, OH growing corn and soybeans.