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Beavercreek, Ohio
City
The Greene Town Center mall
The Greene Town Center mall
Location of Beavercreek in Ohio
Location of Beavercreek in Ohio
Location of Beavercreek in Greene County
Location of Beavercreek in Greene County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Greene
Founded 1980
Area
 • Total 26.44 sq mi (68.48 km2)
 • Land 26.40 sq mi (68.38 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 45,193
 • Estimate (2012) 45,780
 • Density 1,711.9/sq mi (661.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-04720
GNIS feature ID 1048393
Website http://www.ci.beavercreek.oh.us/

Beavercreek is the largest city in Greene County, Ohio, United States, and is the second largest suburb of Dayton behind Kettering. The population was 45,193 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Beavercreek area was settled in the early 1800s. A part of Beavercreek Township was incorporated and became the City of Beavercreek in February 1980. The township includes the area known as Trebein. The city boasts two golf courses, Beavercreek Golf Club (Public) and The Country Club of the North (Private). Many Beavercreek residents work on the nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Mall at Fairfield Commons and The Greene Town Center are two malls in the city. In terms of number of residents in an incorporated area, Beavercreek is third in the region behind Dayton and Kettering. In 2007, Beavercreek ranked 84th in Money's Top 100 places to live. General Janet C. Wolfenbarger, former Vice Commander, Air Force Material Command and highest-ranking woman in the United States Air Force (as of 1 January 2010), hails from Beavercreek and is 1976 graduate of Beavercreek High School.

Geography

Beavercreek is located at 39°43′46″N 84°3′44″W / 39.72944°N 84.06222°W / 39.72944; -84.06222 (39.729359, -84.062310), approximately five miles east of downtown Dayton.

According to the 2010 census, the city has a total area of 26.44 square miles (68.5 km2), of which 26.40 square miles (68.4 km2) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.15%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 31,589
1990 33,626 6.4%
2000 37,984 13.0%
2010 45,193 19.0%
Est. 2015 46,277 2.4%
Population 1980-2000.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 45,193 people, 18,195 households, and 12,542 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,711.9 inhabitants per square mile (661.0/km2). There were 19,449 housing units at an average density of 736.7 per square mile (284.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.5% White, 2.5% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.9% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 18,195 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 37,984 people, 14,071 households, and 11,087 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,439.2 people per square mile (555.7/km²). There were 14,769 housing units at an average density of 559.6/sq mi (216.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.45% White, 1.42% African American, 0.17% Native American, 3.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 14,071 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $68,801, and the median income for a family was $75,965. Males had a median income of $55,270 versus $33,572 for females. The per capita income for the city was $48,298. About 1.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 3.7% of those age 65 or over.

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