Darke County, Ohio Population 2022

Darke County, Ohio's estimated population is 50,555 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 in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 52,963 and has seen a growth of -4.55% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18203,6220.00%
18306,2042,58271.29%
184013,2827,078114.09%
185020,2766,99452.66%
186026,0095,73328.27%
187032,2786,26924.10%
188040,4968,21825.46%
189042,9612,4656.09%
190042,532-429-1.00%
191042,9334010.94%
192042,911-22-0.05%
193038,009-4,902-11.42%
194038,8318222.16%
195041,7992,9687.64%
196045,6123,8139.12%
197049,1413,5297.74%
198055,0965,95512.12%
199053,619-1,477-2.68%
201052,963-656-1.22%
201152,653-310-0.59%
201252,515-138-0.26%
201352,306-209-0.40%
201452,184-122-0.23%
201551,981-203-0.39%
201651,624-357-0.69%
201751,549-75-0.15%
201851,299-250-0.48%
201951,113-186-0.36%
202050,927-186-0.36%
202150,741-186-0.37%
202250,555-186-0.37%
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Darke County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,96597.23%
Black or African American3730.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.24%
Asian1830.36%
Some Other Race1030.20%
Two or More Races6381.24%
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Darke County, Ohio Population by Race

Darke County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2022

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Darke County, Ohio Median Age

41.8


Total

40.2


Male

43.9


Female

Darke County, Ohio Adults

There are 39,202 adults, (10,013 of whom are seniors) in Darke County, Ohio.

Darke County, Ohio Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Darke County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

25,834

50.27%

Male

25,553

49.73%

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
Married86%14%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male50.6%49.4%
Female39.7%60.3%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Darke County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1712.470.8
Married11,3442.9886
Male9352.9950.6
Female1,9403.0939.7
Non Family6,9521.1857.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Darke County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6661.89%
9th to 12th Grade2,7247.74%
High School Graduate16,45346.74%
Some College7,04420.01%
Associates Degree2,8898.21%
Bachelors Degree3,4839.89%
Graduate Degree1,9415.51%
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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
Native American12412263
White34,12831,0485,300
Black22319718
Asian116619
Hispanic36526523
2+ Races24912213
Other Race40132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.81%.

Darke County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,660$44,262$28,591
Less Than 9th Grade$27,244$35,224$19,286
High School Graduate$35,000$43,184$22,780
Some College$34,339$41,871$28,814
Bachelors Degree$51,156$58,299$42,317
Graduate Degree$64,844$80,893$59,805

$36,660

Average Earnings

$44,262

Average Male

$28,591

Average Female

Darke County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Darke County, Ohio Language by Age

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Darke County, Ohio Language

98.31% of Darke County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Darke County, Ohio Language

Darke County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1837540.98%
Hispanic81018622.96%
Multiple63214422.78%
White48,5295,12410.56%
Black338288.28%
Native12597.20%
OtherNaN%

10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.53%

Male Poverty Rate

12.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Darke County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Darke County, Ohio is Asian, with 40.98% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.61%.

Darke County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.83%
High School10.94%
Some College5.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Darke County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.62%
Male Unemployed22.52%
Female Employed7.41%
Female Unemployed20.49%

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$54,799$69,444
Families$70,290$81,711
Married Families$79,382$91,289
Non Families$30,136$41,310
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Income by Household Type

Darke County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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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3,029

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War573
First Gulf War456
Vietnam992
Korea222
World War II90

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34287
35 to 54518
55 to 64690
65 to 74823
75+711

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9287.66%
Black4618.04%
Native American5141.13%
2+ Races41.18%
Hispanic173.41%

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Darke County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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80.98%

Born in Darke County, Ohio

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Darke County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 80.98% having been born in Ohio. 0.59% 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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