Pickaway County

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Pickaway County, Ohio

139 W Franklin St
Circleville, OH 43113
Phone: (740) 474-6093
Fax: (740) 474-8988
www.pickaway.org

In central OH, south of Columbus; organized Jan 12, 1810 from Ross, Fairfield, and Franklin counties. Name Origin: A folk etymological form of Piqua, believed to be the name of the Shawnee subtribe to which Tecumseh (1768-1813) belonged. Name is thought to mean 'ashes,' referring to the myth that the first man of their tribe rose out of ashes.

Area (sq mi):: 506.79 (land 501.91; water 4.88) Population per square mile: 105.60
Population 2005: 52,989 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 9.30% Population 2000: 52,727 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 6.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,478; median household $42,832; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,802-$23,096
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.90% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Circleville County seat (13,365)

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