Beavercreek, Ohio

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Beavercreek, Ohio

Introduction to Beavercreek, Ohio

Beavercreek, Ohio, in Greene county, is 4 miles NE of Kettering, Ohio and 43 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Dayton - Springfield metropolitan area. There are an estimated 37,984 people in Beavercreek.

Beavercreek History

The area now known as the city of Beavercreek was first settled in in the early 1800s. It was part of the Township of Beavercreek until 1979, and was incorporated as a city in February of 1980. Due to its outstanding quality of life, the area became one of the fastest growing suburbs of Dayton, Ohio.

Beavercreek and nearby Attractions

  • Narrows Reserve and Nature Center
  • Wartinger Historical Park
  • Oregon Historical District
  • America's Packard Museum
  • Hawthorn Hill

Things To Do In Beavercreek

Beavercreek boasts of 22 parks that are open to both visitors and residents. These include Spicer Heights, Wartinger Park, Hunter's Ridge and Walnut Grove Park. You can enjoy soccer at the Ankeney Soccer Complex. The city is also close to the Oregon Historical District and America's Packard Museum. Apart from these, the Recreation Department of Beavercreek organizes several events throughout the year.

Beavercreek Transportation

The nearest international airport is James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.

Beavercreek Higher Education

University of Dayton, Wright State University, Wittenberg University, Sinclair Community College and Cedarville University are nearby.

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High Points

Beavercreek strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Beavercreek Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Beavercreek People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Beavercreek Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 9% Beavercreek College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 12% Beavercreek Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 16% Beavercreek Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 16% Beavercreek Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Beavercreek, Ohio

Comparing Beavercreek to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 9
Senior Citizens 5 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 1 6
Public Transportation Use 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 1
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 3

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Beavercreek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NE of Kettering, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Greene
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45410, 45430, 45431, 45432, 45434, 45440
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.72
Longitude -84.09

Beavercreek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Beavercreek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 37,984 100%
Male 18,774 49.4%
Female 19,210 50.6%
Under 18 9,604 25.3%
18+ 28,380 74.7%
65+ 4,641 12.2%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 3.02
White 35,495 93.4%
African-American 540 1.4%
Asian 1,330 3.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 63 0.2%
Other 117 0.3%
Mixed Race 431 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 433 1.1%

Estimated Beavercreek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 39,655
Growth 1,671
Growth % 4.4%

Beavercreek Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.5%
US/American 12.9%
English 11.8%
Irish 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
Italian 5.1%
Polish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Scottish 1.6%
European 1.5%
Welsh 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
French Canadian 0.7%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Syrian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Beavercreek, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beaver Creek (45430, 45431, 45432, 45434, 45440)
Beavercreek Township (45440)
Wpafb (45431)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Beavercreek 37,984 $75,965
Bellbrook 7,009 $69,770
Dayton 166,179 $34,978
Kettering 57,502 $55,849
Moraine 6,897 $41,792
Oakwood 9,215 $88,263
Riverside 23,545 $43,650

Starbucks in Beavercreek

(As of 2005)
3195 Dayton-Xenia Rd, #500
Mall at Fairfield Commons
2727 Fairfield Commons

Wal-mart in Beavercreek

(As of 2006)
3360 New Germany-Trebein Road
(937) 426-8227
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Beavercreek High Schools (2004)

Serves 2,365 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

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