Statewide Claims to Fame

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 249 other cities in Current population (2012)

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 257 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 258 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Households

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Housing units

Dayton is 6th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Size in square miles

Dayton is 10th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Income below poverty line

Dayton is 13th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Dayton is 15th in Ohio out of 269 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 141,359 6th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 55.6 6th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,543.1 86th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 81st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.9% 163rd 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 238th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.3% 257th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.0% 204th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Race - White 51.7% 269th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 42.9% 13th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 45th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 160th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 56th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 46th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 71st 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 50.5% 268th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Female residents 51.3% 214th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.1% 123rd 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Housing units 74,065 6th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.6% 54th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 57,843 6th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 48.7% 265th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $76,000 270th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 242nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $16,424 269th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $28,843 269th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.5% 10th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Dayton Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 9,071 6th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $961,298 15th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,181 210th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $190,854 6th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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