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Darke County
  • County in Ohio

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Darke County is located in Ohio with a population of 51,513. In Darke County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Darke County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
51,513

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$673
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    156.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    101.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    54.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    281.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,699
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    164.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Darke County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,620
National
$62,843

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