Darke County OH Information


Darke County Subdivisions

Darke County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,454
Population in Households 51,848
Population in Familes 43,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 606
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 20,966
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 14,506
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,127 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,839 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,845 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $121,318
Average Home Value $152,142


Median Household Income $45,326
Average Household Income $57,133
Per Capita Income $22,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.2%
Households 0.03% -0.08%
Families -0.18% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Darke County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darke County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 45th
Population Density1 # 65 27th
Diversity Index2 # 75 16th
Median Household Income # 45 50th
Per Capita Income # 50 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.