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Yellow Springs, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Yellow Springs had a population of 3,525 as of July 1, 2017. Yellow Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yellow Springs is located at latitude 39.7996 and longitude -83.8946 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Yellow Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The Village of Yellow Springs (GNIS ID: 2399752) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Yellow Springs is located within Township of Miami, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yellow Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yellow Springs: Forest Village, Forrest Village, Ludlow, Yellow Spring, Yellowsprings.

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Yellow Springs, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,525
Daytime Population: Workers 2,718
Daytime Population: Residents 1,845
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,563
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 3,456
Population in Familes 2,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 1,749
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $60,383
Average Household Income $87,472
Per Capita Income $42,288


Total Housing Units 1,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,032 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $234,842
Average Home Value $253,416


Total Households 1,700
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.27%
Households 0.23% 0.32%
Families -0.06% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Yellow Springs, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yellow Springs to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 355 71st
Population Density # 361 70th
Diversity Index # 93 93rd
Median Household Income # 312 74th
Per Capita Income # 79 94th

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