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Champaign County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Champaign County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of USA OH
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded March 1 1805[1]
Named for "plain" in French
Seat Urbana
Largest city Urbana
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

430 sq mi (1,113 km²)
429 sq mi (1,110 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.27
 - (2000)
 - Density

37/sq mi (14/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 38,890. Its county seat is Urbana6. It takes its name from the French word for "plain", as the land in the county is very flat.[2]


Main article: Ohio county government


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,113 km² (430 sq mi). 1,110 km² (429 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.27%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


Champaign County
Population by year[1]

2000 38,890
1990 36,019
1980 33,649
1970 30,491
1960 29,714
1950 26,793
1940 25,258
1930 24,103
1920 25,071
1910 26,351
1900 26,642
1890 26,980
1880 27,817
1870 24,188
1860 22,698
1850 19,782
1840 16,721
1830 12,131
1820 8,479
1810 6,303

As of the census² of 2000, there were 38,890 people, 14,952 households, and 10,870 families residing in the county. The population density was 35/km² (91/sq mi). There were 15,890 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (37/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.73% White, 2.30% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 0.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,952 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 24.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $43,139, and the median income for a family was $50,430. Males had a median income of $38,265 versus $26,241 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,542. About 5.10% of families and 7.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Localities Edit

Map of Champaign County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Map of Champaign County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Municipalities Edit

Townships Edit

Other localities Edit


  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Champaign County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = = Champaign County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 40°08′N 83°46′W / 40.14, -83.77

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