With a population over 25,000, Xenia is located approximately 30 minutes east of downtown Dayton. Xenia is a friendly town, and known for its hospitality. It's a tenacious community finding strength in adversity. A tornado April 3, 1974 killed 33, destroyed almost half of the city's buildings and made 10,000 homeless. Nine schools, nine churches and 180 businesses perished but the city still had the courage to bounce back and make Xenia what it is today. Housing in Xenia ranges from quiet subdivisions with tree-lined streets, newer developments, restored historic communities, expansive farms, and luxury homes. Prices cover a wide range from first time homebuyers to large luxury homes with acreage. Whether you are looking for a quiet place in the county or want to be in the hub of downtown life, Xenia is the place for you.