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Xenia is a city in Greene County, in the Dayton metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Greek for "hospitality."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Xenia. For links to other places called Xenia, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Xenia is 39.684N. The longitude is -83.929W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,822.


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Median household income
Local
$36,457
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Xenia demographic reports
Xenia is east of the Little Miami River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Xenia received national attention for a 1974 tornado, which killed 34 people and destroyed much of the city.
Well-known residents have included:
· Whitelaw Reid, journalist and diplomat
Local festivals include:
  • Old-Fashioned Days Festival - Sept. 14-16, 2007
  • Greene County Fair - July 29-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Xenia web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Xenia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dayton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45385 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Xenia residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Xenia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Xenia was $16,481, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Xenia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Xenia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $800.


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Libraries in Xenia include Greene County District Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Xenia include Xenia Daily Gazette

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Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Xenia political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Xenia workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Xenia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Xenia include Holiday Inn Xenia, Knights Inn, Regency Inn.

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