Dayton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

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 February 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

Dayton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
140,407

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
15.5%
18 - 24:
15.2%
25 - 34:
15.6%
35 - 54:
22.0%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
12.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
11.3%
11.3%
High School Graduates
83.4%
83.4%
College Graduated
18.4%
18.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Dayton
$19,872
$19,872
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Dayton
$32,540
$32,540
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
30.6%

Employment Industries in Dayton

 
Healthcare
17.5%
17.5%
Manufacturing
13.2%
13.2%
Accommodation
10.8%
10.8%
Retail
9.5%
9.5%
Education
9.3%
9.3%
Administration
5.3%
5.3%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Transportation
4.8%
4.8%
Public Service
4.7%
4.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.7%
4.7%
Construction
4.4%
4.4%
Finance
3.2%
3.2%
Arts
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
53.0%
53.0%
Black Or African American
37.6%
37.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
1.1%
1.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.7%
3.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.4%
4.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.0%
14.0%
Irish
8.8%
8.8%
English
3.6%
3.6%
Italian
3.1%
3.1%
Polish
1.7%
1.7%
African
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.4%
1.4%
Turkish
1.4%
1.4%
Scottish
1.4%
1.4%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
Hungarian
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Czech
0.4%
0.4%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
93.1%
93.1%
Spanish
3.0%
3.0%
Other Asian languages
1.0%
1.0%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Langs. of India
0.0%
0.0%
West Germanic languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Indo-European
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
French Creole
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Dayton Residents:
5.0%