Darke County OH Information


Darke County Subdivisions

Darke County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,255
Daytime Population: Workers 20,513
Daytime Population: Residents 27,398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,911
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 51,649
Population in Familes 43,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 606
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,879
Average Household Income $61,803
Per Capita Income $24,779


Total Housing Units 22,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,084 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,757 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,889 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $125,049
Average Home Value $154,371


Total Households 20,841
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 14,391
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 -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.06% -0.18%
Families -0.27% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   3.03%


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, 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 # 49 45th
Population Density # 65 27th
Diversity Index # 76 15th
Median Household Income # 41 55th
Per Capita Income # 44 51st

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