Latest Data (2016)
Population 140,489
Nationwide Rank 189

Quick Facts

Dayton, Ohio is the 189th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Dayton, Ohio is a city.

Dayton, Ohio is currently 46.4% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Dayton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Dayton, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
179 Savannah, Georgia 146,763 10.5%
180 Bridgeport, Connecticut 145,936 4.5%
181 Mesquite, Texas 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen, Texas 143,400 59.0%
183 Syracuse, New York 143,378 -1.8%
184 McAllen, Texas 142,212 32.8%
185 Pasadena, California 142,059 5.5%
186 Bellevue, Washington 141,400 25.7%
187 Fullerton, California 140,721 11.2%
188 Orange, California 140,504 8.1%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,489 -15.2%
190 Miramar, Florida 138,449 85.7%
191 Thornton, Colorado 136,703 64.1%
192 West Valley City, Utah 136,574 25.0%
193 Olathe, Kansas 135,473 44.3%
194 Hampton, Virginia 135,410 -7.5%
195 Warren, Michigan 135,125 -2.1%
196 Midland, Texas 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco, Texas 134,432 17.2%
198 Charleston, South Carolina 134,385 35.7%
199 Columbia, South Carolina 134,309 12.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
72 Toledo 278,508 -11.2%
118 Akron 197,633 -8.8%
189 Dayton 140,489 -15.2%
429 Parma 79,425 -7.1%
495 Canton 71,323 -11.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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