Dayton, MD

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Dayton Profile


Overview

Dayton is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,896 people and just one neighborhood, Dayton is the 139th largest community in Maryland.

Dayton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Dayton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Dayton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dayton is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in management occupations (22.24%), healthcare (15.49%), and computer science and math (8.60%).

Also of interest is that Dayton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Dayton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.10% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Dayton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Dayton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Dayton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Dayton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.16 minutes every day commuting to work.

Dayton Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Dayton, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Dayton is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 71.34% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Dayton in 2018 was $84,403, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $337,612 for a family of four.

Dayton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Dayton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.43%).

The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Dayton, MD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Dayton VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Clarksville Elementary School
12041 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
KG-05
Clarksville Middle School
6535 S Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
06-08
Glenelg High School
14025 Burnt Woods Rd
Glenelg, MD 21737
09-12
Harpers Choice Middle School
5450 Beaverkill Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
06-08
Longfellow Elementary School
5470 Hesperus Dr
Columbia, MD 21044
PK-05
Wilde Lake High School
5460 Trumpeter Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
09-12
River Hill High School
12101 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029
09-12
Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School
13400 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042
KG-05
Dayton Oaks School
4691 Ten Oaks Rd
Dayton, MD 21036
PK-05
Folly Quarter Middle School
13500 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Maryland

(10 is best)

Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.0% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.2% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 6.2%

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