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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population26,105
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+10,476
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,682
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,009
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,450

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,110
% Above Poverty Level75.4%
% Below Poverty Level24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$93,800

Ancestry

German21.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.1%
Irish13.7%
English7.3%
Italian2.7%
Scottish2%
French Except Basque1.8%
African1.7%
Polish1.6%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Czech0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Xenia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Greene County
Standard Zip Codes45385
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.68
Approximate Longitude-83.94

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)

StationXENIA 6 SSE
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationDAYTON MCD
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.4 inches
StationWILMINGTON 3 N
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beavercreek46,086$101,340
Bellbrook7,082$89,175
Cedarville4,011$50,000
Clifton121$43,333

Xenia Public Libraries

Greene County Public Library
76 E. MARKET
Xenia, Ohio
(937) 352-4000

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Xenia Hospitals

Greene Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1141 North Monroe Drive
(937) 352-2000

Xenia Public Schools

Summit Academy Community School Alternative Learners -xenia
1694 Pawnee Dr
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-5210
Primary
Total Enrollment 160
Central Middle School
425 Edison Blvd
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-7635
Middle
Total Enrollment 473
Tecumseh Elementary School
1058 Old Springfield Pike
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-3321
Primary
Total Enrollment 330
Warner Middle School
600 Buckskin Trl
ZIP: 45385
(937) 376-9488
Middle
Total Enrollment 654
Cox Elementary School
506 Dayton Ave
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-9201
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Greene County Career Center
2960 W Enon Rd
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-6941
Other
Shawnee Elementary School
92 E Ankeney Mill Rd
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-6461
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Xenia High School
303 Kinsey Rd
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-6983
High
Total Enrollment 1138
Arrowood Elementary
1588 Pawnee Dr
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-9251
Primary
Total Enrollment 516
Mckinley Elementary School
819 Colorado Dr
ZIP: 45385
(937) 372-1251
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Trebein Elementary School
1728 Dayton Xenia Rd
ZIP: 45385
(937) 426-1522
Primary
Total Enrollment 647

Xenia Private Schools

Xenia Christian School
1101 John Wesley Ave
ZIP: 45385
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 374
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