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Drexel, Ohio
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
County Montgomery
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
951 ft (290 m)
 • Total 2,057
 • Density 935/sq mi (361/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 937, 326
FIPS code 39-22624
GNIS feature ID 1064554

Drexel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Township, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,076 at the 2010 census, an increase from 2,057 in 2000. Informally, the Drexel designation also applies to the neighboring portion of Trotwood.


Drexel is located at 39°44′26″N 84°17′24″W / 39.74056°N 84.29000°W / 39.74056; -84.29000 (39.740448, -84.289942).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all land.


Drexel is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,057 people, 773 households, and 535 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 943.5 people per square mile (364.3/km2). There were 864 housing units at an average density of 396.3/sq mi (153.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 61.69% White, 35.05% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 2.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 773 households, out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.2% were married couples living together, 26.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 31.4% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,785, and the median income for a family was $21,061. Males had a median income of $28,804 versus $20,952 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,257. About 33.5% of families and 31.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

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