Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dayton is 137,571. Dayton, Ohio is the 200th largest city in the US.
Dayton is located entirely in Montgomery County.
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 200th largest city in the US. Dayton is currently 47.6% smaller than it was in 1960.
Dayton has shrunk 17.0% since the year 2000. Dayton, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Dayton, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 106,239. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.7% of the residents of Dayton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dayton are 55.7% White, 37.9% Black, 3.7% Two or more races, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 4.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dayton, 30.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.5%. On a per-household basis, 25.7% of families are below the poverty line in Dayton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.1% of Dayton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.4% of Dayton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dayton residents aged 5 and older, 6.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dayton is 10.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dayton, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dayton is $32,540.
In Dayton, 46.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.5% of housing units in Dayton.
Of all the housing units in Dayton, 38.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Dayton, 4.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dayton is $706.
In Dayton, 76.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|197||West Valley City, Utah||139,110||27.3%|
|201||Columbia, South Carolina||137,541||15.2%|
|203||Cedar Rapids, Iowa||136,467||12.0%|
|207||Elizabeth, New Jersey||135,407||12.0%|
|208||New Haven, Connecticut||135,081||9.1%|
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