Darke County, Ohio Population 2021

Darke County, Ohio's estimated population is 50,741 with a growth rate of -0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Darke County, Ohio is the 50th largest county inOhio. The 2010 Population was 52,963 and has seen a growth of -4.20% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,741-186-0.37%
202050,927-186-0.36%
201951,113-186-0.36%
201851,299-250-0.48%
201751,549-75-0.15%
201651,624-357-0.69%
201551,981-203-0.39%
201452,184-122-0.23%
201352,306-209-0.40%
201252,515-138-0.26%
201152,653-310-0.59%
201052,963-656-1.22%
199053,619-1,477-2.68%
198055,0965,95512.12%
197049,1413,5297.74%
196045,6123,8139.12%
195041,7992,9687.64%
194038,8318222.16%
193038,009-4,902-11.42%
192042,911-22-0.05%
191042,9334010.94%
190042,532-429-1.00%
189042,9612,4656.09%
188040,4968,21825.46%
187032,2786,26924.10%
186026,0095,73328.27%
185020,2766,99452.66%
184013,2827,078114.09%
18306,2042,58271.29%
18203,6220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.37% (-186)
County Website
State
Founded
March 1, 1817
County Seat
2010 Population
52,963
Growth Since 2010
-4.20% (-2,222)
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Darke County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,10897.27%
Two or More Races4740.92%
Black or African American3850.75%
Asian2550.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native1480.29%
Some Other Race1430.28%
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Darke County, Ohio Population by Race

Darke County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Darke County, Ohio Median Age

41.9


Total

40


Male

43.5


Female

Darke County, Ohio Adults

There are 39,209 adults, (9,861 of whom are seniors) in Darke County, Ohio.

Darke County, Ohio Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Darke County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

26,055

50.58%

Male

25,458

49.42%

Darke County, Ohio Population by Age

Darke County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Darke County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female44.1%55.9%
Male56.4%43.6%
Non Family61%39%
All72.8%27.2%
Married85.2%14.8%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Darke County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8612.4472.8
Married11,6223.0185.2
Non Family6,5251.1961
Female1,7813.0144.1
Male933356.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Darke County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7082.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,5197.15%
High School Graduate16,52346.87%
Some College6,74919.14%
Associates Degree3,1899.05%
Bachelors Degree3,56010.10%
Graduate Degree2,0065.69%
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Darke County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Darke County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,19231,1255,383
Hispanic39327134
2+ Races19217734
Black18816710
Asian16816876
Native American14113948
Other Race9953

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.24%.

Darke County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,619$43,657$27,197
Less Than 9th Grade$25,294$28,313$19,500
High School Graduate$34,545$41,618$23,274
Some College$34,032$45,608$26,566
Bachelors Degree$47,239$58,244$42,450
Graduate Degree$63,931$80,250$60,345

$36,619

Average Earnings

$43,657

Average Male

$27,197

Average Female

Darke County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Darke County, Ohio Language by Age

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Darke County, Ohio Language

98.17% of Darke County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Darke County, Ohio Language

Darke County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,7384,89610.05%
Hispanic80620725.68%
Asian2558834.51%
Multiple4707315.53%
Black3536518.41%
Other1431812.59%
Native148106.76%

10.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.00%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Darke County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Darke County, Ohio is Asian, with 34.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Darke County, Ohio is Native, with 6.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.67%.

Darke County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.14%
High School9.10%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Darke County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.24%
Female Unemployed22.15%
Female Employed7.17%
Male Employed4.53%

Darke County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Darke County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,620$68,845
Families$67,797$78,998
Married Families$75,330$86,734
Non Families$30,801$43,888
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Income by Household Type

Darke County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Darke County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Darke County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Darke County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Darke County, Ohio Marital Status

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3,419

Number of Veterans

3,180

Male Veterans

239

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,152
Second Gulf War534
First Gulf War493
Korea263
World War II137

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74966
75+861
55 to 64762
35 to 54585
18 to 34245

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3518.76%
Black3716.02%
Native American2819.86%
Hispanic153.12%
Asian31.65%

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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11.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Darke County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Darke County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Darke County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.77%

Born in Darke County, Ohio

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.07% of Darke County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 80.77% having been born in Ohio. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Darke County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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