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Overview

Introduction to Xenia, Ohio

Xenia, Ohio, in Greene county, is 12 miles E of Kettering, Ohio and 45 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is in the Dayton - Springfield area.

Xenia History

Xenia was established in 1803 after John Paul purchased about 2,000 acres of land in this region. He also influenced the county commissioners to have the town seat located in this area. The name "Xenia," which means hospitality in Greek, was suggested by Rev. Robert Armstrong and approved through a ballot. The area was officially incorporated in 1817 and attained city-hood in 1834.

Xenia and Nearby Attractions

  • Greene County Fairgrounds
  • Xenia Golf Club
  • Shawnee Run
  • Sel Arnovitz Park
  • African American Museum Association
  • Historical Society of Greene County

Things To Do In Xenia

A walking or biking tour of Xenia is an inviting idea, as the city has preserved its history in the unique architecture of its neighborhoods. Xenia is also called "The Bicycle Capital of the Midwest" because of its extensive network of walking trails and bike paths, which pass through several miles of scenic views. The Greene Trails Cycling Classic is a popular annual event in which bicycling families from across the Midwest participate.

Xenia Transportation

Air transportation is available from James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.

Xenia Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at Cedarville University, University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College.

People

Total Population 26,002
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 10,177
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,497
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,627
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,107

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,305
% Above Poverty Level 73.9%
% Below Poverty Level 26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $667
Median House Value $96,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Xenia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Kettering, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Greene
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45385
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.684
Longitude -83.929

Xenia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station XENIA 6 SSE
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station DAYTON MCD
Distance 14.6 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
Station WILMINGTON 3 N
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beavercreek 45,999 $98,387
Bellbrook 7,063 $90,018
Cedarville 4,004 $45,694
Clifton 152 $37,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Xenia Public Libraries

Library
Greene County District Library
76 E. MARKET
Xenia, Ohio
(937) 376-2995
Library Web Site

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Xenia Hospitals

GREENE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1141 NORTH MONROE DRIVE
(937) 372-8011
Emergency Service: Yes

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XENIA HIGH SCHOOL
303 KINSEY RD
937-372-6983
Serves 1,534 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

GREENE COUNTY CAREER CENTER
2960 W ENON RD
937-372-6941
A Vocational School

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