Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,791
Nationwide Rank 4353

Quick Facts

Dayton, Minnesota is the 4,353rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Dayton, Minnesota is a city.

Dayton, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Dayton had its largest population ever.

Dayton, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4343 Kingston, Tennessee 5,812 9.4%
4344 Du Quoin, Illinois 5,810 -10.0%
4345 Plymouth, Pennsylvania 5,809 -10.4%
4346 North Hills, New York 5,808 34.7%
4347 Gas City, Indiana 5,805 -2.0%
4348 Crafton, Pennsylvania 5,803 -13.1%
4349 Dickson City, Pennsylvania 5,799 -6.2%
4350 Chickasaw, Alabama 5,794 -8.4%
4351 Estherville, Iowa 5,793 -12.4%
4352 Palmview, Texas 5,792 9.9%
4353 Dayton, Minnesota 5,791 22.6%
4354 Hartford City, Indiana 5,790 -16.8%
4355 Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania 5,788 -7.5%
4356 New Brighton, Pennsylvania 5,785 -12.5%
4357 Central City, Kentucky 5,775 -1.8%
4358 Granville, Ohio 5,773 12.1%
4359 St. Robert, Missouri 5,773 99.2%
4360 Washingtonville, New York 5,773 -2.0%
4361 Bellevue, Kentucky 5,772 -10.7%
4362 Edna, Texas 5,770 -2.9%
4363 Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania 5,767 7.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%
3037 Fairmont 10,126 -7.1%
3161 Mound 9,517 0.8%
3162 Hermantown 9,513 17.9%
3198 Victoria 9,305 100.3%
3214 Detroit Lakes 9,216 19.8%
3248 St. Anthony 9,077 9985.5%
3266 Lake Elmo 8,983 29.4%
3268 Waseca 8,978 -6.8%
3313 Thief River Falls 8,836 5.2%
3319 Cambridge 8,803 56.1%
3344 Oak Grove 8,735 25.8%
3359 Little Falls 8,701 5.3%
3375 East Grand Forks 8,631 13.8%
3412 Virginia 8,488 -7.1%
3486 Baxter 8,278 45.2%
3509 Mahtomedi 8,191 6.5%
3536 Orono 8,147 7.8%
3583 Shorewood 7,978 7.2%
3616 Wyoming 7,887 25.0%
3639 New Prague 7,813 69.8%
3645 Crookston 7,794 -6.0%
3666 Minnetrista 7,739 76.0%
3692 St. Francis 7,663 51.8%
3751 Waite Park 7,481 11.8%
3771 Albertville 7,403 100.0%
3868 St. Joseph 7,126 43.9%
3870 Belle Plaine 7,119 84.5%
4029 Litchfield 6,630 0.7%
4083 Spring Lake Park 6,502 -3.7%
4101 Medina 6,460 60.1%
4120 Kasson 6,387 41.6%
4167 Jordan 6,255 58.0%
4207 Stewartville 6,119 12.1%
4238 Delano 6,059 51.9%
4260 International Falls 5,992 -10.1%
4302 Corcoran 5,912 4.7%
4353 Dayton 5,791 22.6%
4379 Isanti 5,721 135.3%
4405 Zimmerman 5,654 93.7%
4425 Falcon Heights 5,592 -0.1%
4469 Glencoe 5,502 0.8%
4501 Byron 5,426 52.9%
4516 St. Paul Park 5,392 5.8%
4566 Morris 5,297 -0.7%
4611 North Oaks 5,207 32.8%
4641 Montevideo 5,133 -6.7%
4657 Chisago City 5,109 32.4%
4658 Lake City 5,109 0.7%
4710 La Crescent 5,028 1.7%
4725 Redwood Falls 4,990 -9.1%
4734 Circle Pines 4,978 6.6%
4770 Oak Park Heights 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm 4,916 -0.8%
4812 Carver 4,861 267.1%
4823 Becker 4,840 77.4%
4881 Elko New Market 4,716 452.8%
4899 Nowthen 4,699 31.1%
4911 Princeton 4,676 17.0%
4945 Luverne 4,619 0.2%
4962 Wayzata 4,586 11.5%
4995 Lindstrom 4,532 44.7%
5020 Rockford 4,488 25.1%
5058 Windom 4,431 -1.6%
5071 Dilworth 4,415 45.3%
5084 St. James 4,402 -5.5%
5089 Watertown 4,386 40.2%
5091 Sauk Centre 4,379 10.8%
5258 Grant 4,149 2.6%
5264 Rice Lake 4,145
5283 Scandia 4,120 11.3%
5288 Goodview 4,109 11.2%
5290 Cold Spring 4,108 24.1%
5312 Wadena 4,075 -5.0%
5318 Columbus 4,065 2.4%
5320 Cannon Falls 4,063 3.3%
5340 Pipestone 4,034 -7.6%
5348 Park Rapids 4,021 16.9%
5353 Centerville 4,009 23.6%
5355 Le Sueur 4,009 1.1%
5371 Lonsdale 3,992 161.9%
5430 Deephaven 3,911 1.5%
5524 Independence 3,790 15.9%
5553 St. Charles 3,757 12.9%
5564 Bayport 3,735 17.9%
5574 Norwood Young America 3,723 19.0%
5595 St. Augusta 3,686 36.7%
5644 Eveleth 3,622 -6.1%
5647 Melrose 3,618 16.5%
5685 Newport 3,577 -3.7%
5732 Two Harbors 3,517 -2.8%
5767 Mora 3,470 3.5%
5781 Hanover 3,456 145.2%
5808 Perham 3,421 32.8%
5819 Zumbrota 3,409 20.6%
5825 Sleepy Eye 3,404 -6.6%
5839 Ely 3,387 -9.0%
5851 Annandale 3,370 25.2%
5855 Pine Island 3,366 36.7%
5894 Long Prairie 3,324 9.7%
5932 Plainview 3,291 3.0%
6000 Breckenridge 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson 3,221 -7.8%
6047 Montrose 3,168 153.0%
6061 Rush City 3,156 48.0%
6080 Blue Earth 3,135 -13.2%
6134 Benson 3,091 -8.7%
6137 Pine City 3,090 0.1%
6177 Proctor 3,058 7.3%
6199 Eagle Lake 3,030 65.9%
6216 Afton 3,010 5.6%
6231 Greenfield 2,992 16.2%
6273 Staples 2,955 -5.8%
6276 Montgomery 2,950 5.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,791 4,353
2016 5,387 4,511
2015 5,096 4,642
2014 4,976 4,702
2013 4,882 4,741
2012 4,833 4,750
2011 4,773 4,770
2010 4,671 4,814
2009 4,656 4,772
2008 4,603 4,780
2007 4,569 4,782
2006 4,557 4,765
2005 4,539 4,757
2004 4,582 4,702
2003 4,607 4,671
2002 4,653 4,623
2001 4,694 4,590
2000 4,720 4,567
1990 4,423 4,400