What is the current population of Dayton?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Dayton is 140,407. Dayton, Ohio is the 195th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Dayton?

The peak population of Dayton was in 1960, when its population was 262,332. In 1960, Dayton was the 49th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 195th largest city in the US. Dayton is currently 46.5% smaller than it was in 1960.

How quickly is Dayton shrinking?

Dayton has shrunk 15.3% since the year 2000. Dayton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Dayton, Ohio in?

Dayton is located entirely in Montgomery County.

What is the population density of Dayton, Ohio?

Dayton has a population density of 2,543.1 people per square mile.

What is the size of Dayton, Ohio in square miles?

Dayton has an area of 55.6 square miles. Dayton is the 6th largest city, by area, in Ohio.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 140,407 195
2018 140,640 190
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
185 McAllen, Texas 143,268 33.8%
186 Syracuse, New York 142,327 -2.5%
187 Surprise, Arizona 141,664 337.9%
188 Denton, Texas 141,541 69.2%
189 Roseville, California 141,500 74.0%
190 Thornton, Colorado 141,464 69.8%
191 Miramar, Florida 141,191 89.3%
192 Pasadena, California 141,029 4.8%
193 Mesquite, Texas 140,937 12.7%
194 Olathe, Kansas 140,545 49.7%
195 Dayton, Ohio 140,407 -15.3%
196 Carrollton, Texas 139,248 26.3%
197 Waco, Texas 139,236 21.4%
198 Orange, California 138,669 6.7%
199 Fullerton, California 138,632 9.5%
200 Charleston, South Carolina 137,566 38.9%
201 West Valley City, Utah 135,248 23.8%
202 Visalia, California 134,605 40.7%
203 Hampton, Virginia 134,510 -8.1%
204 Gainesville, Florida 133,997 18.5%
205 Warren, Michigan 133,943 -3.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
76 Toledo 272,779 -13.0%
125 Akron 197,597 -8.8%
195 Dayton 140,407 -15.3%
452 Parma 78,103 -8.6%
517 Canton 70,447 -12.9%

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