Latest Data (2017)
Population 140,371
Nationwide Rank 189

Quick Facts

Dayton, Ohio is the 189th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Dayton, Ohio is a city.

Dayton, Ohio is currently 46.5% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Dayton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Dayton, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
179 Bridgeport, Connecticut 146,579 4.9%
180 Savannah, Georgia 146,444 10.3%
181 Killeen, Texas 145,482 61.3%
182 Bellevue, Washington 144,444 28.4%
183 Mesquite, Texas 143,949 15.1%
184 Syracuse, New York 143,396 -1.8%
185 McAllen, Texas 142,696 33.3%
186 Pasadena, California 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange, California 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton, California 140,392 10.9%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,371 -15.3%
190 Miramar, Florida 140,328 88.2%
191 Olathe, Kansas 137,472 46.4%
192 Thornton, Colorado 136,978 64.5%
193 Waco, Texas 136,436 19.0%
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%
195 Denton, Texas 136,268 62.9%
196 West Valley City, Utah 136,170 24.6%
197 Midland, Texas 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton, Texas 135,710 23.0%
199 Roseville, California 135,329 66.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
74 Toledo 276,491 -11.8%
121 Akron 197,846 -8.7%
189 Dayton 140,371 -15.3%
437 Parma 79,167 -7.4%
507 Canton 70,909 -12.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 140,371 189
2016 140,489 189
2015 140,599 187
2014 141,003 183
2013 143,355 179
2012 141,359 181
2011 141,713 176
2010 141,527 173
2009 153,843 154
2008 154,557 152
2007 155,520 146
2006 156,740 144
2005 158,291 143
2004 159,835 141
2003 161,360 136
2002 162,488 129
2001 164,040 128
2000 165,804 126
1990 182,393 93
1980 203,371 70
1970 243,601 59
1960 262,332 49
1950 243,872 44
1940 210,718 40
1930 200,982 41
1920 152,559 43
1910 116,577 43
1900 85,333 45
1890 61,220 45
1880 38,678 47
1870 30,473 44
1860 20,081 45
1850 10,977 61
1840 6,067 68