Dalton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,294

Dalton is a city located in Lackawanna County and Wyoming County Pennsylvania. Dalton has a 2024 population of 1,294. Dalton is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,274 in 2020.

The average household income in Dalton is $100,071 with a poverty rate of 8.52%. The median age in Dalton is 47.4 years: 48.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Dalton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dalton was:

  • White: 92.05%
  • Black or African American: 6.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
428.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.57% (20)
The current population of Dalton, Pennsylvania is 1,294 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,274.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,18192.05%
Black or African American806.24%
Two or more races161.25%
Asian40.31%
Other race20.16%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dalton Population by Race

Dalton Population Pyramid 2024

Dalton Median Age

47.4

Total

48.5

Male

46.8

Female

Dalton Adults

There are 1,040 adults, (292 of whom are seniors) in Dalton.

Dalton Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dalton Sex Ratio

Female60146.84%
Male68253.16%

Dalton Population by Age

Dalton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5562.3179.720.3
Married3272.6284.115.9
Non Family1681.369.630.4
Female493.4783.716.3
Male123.1783.316.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dalton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade222.2%
Associates Degree12412.42%
Bachelors Degree29329.36%
Graduate Degree14914.93%
High School Graduate25725.75%
Less Than 9th Grade101%
Some College14314.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dalton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dalton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White895880422
Black68596
Hispanic473011
2+ Races885
Asian440
Other Race222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Dalton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,448$70,833$33,750
Graduate Degree$49,565$0$49,457
High School Graduate$33,235$57,955$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$55,948$64,118$34,712
Some College$62,153$64,926$46,176

$55,948

Average Earnings

$64,118

Average Male

$34,712

Average Female

Dalton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dalton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dalton Language

97.23% of Dalton residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Dalton Language

Dalton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1196655.46%
White1,105433.89%

8.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

7.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dalton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dalton is Hispanic, with 55.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dalton is White, with 3.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.58%.

Dalton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
High School5.84%
Some College3.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.68%

Dalton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.78%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.88%
Female Unemployed0%

Dalton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dalton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,313$100,018
Households$79,688$100,071
Married Families$92,232$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,964$96,246

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dalton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

65.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dalton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dalton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dalton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dalton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

94

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam53
First Gulf War9
Korea7
Second Gulf War4
World War II0

Dalton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7442
75+24
35 to 5415
55 to 6411
18 to 342

Dalton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White919.57%
2+ Races337.5%
Hispanic35.56%

Dalton Veterans by Race

Dalton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dalton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

0.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dalton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dalton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dalton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.01%

Born in Dalton

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Dalton residents were born in the United States, with 77.01% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dalton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,31950.38%
20281,31450.38%
20271,30950.38%
20261,30450.38%
20251,29950.39%
20241,29450.39%
20231,289151.18%
20221,274-1-0.08%
20211,27510.08%
20201,274806.7%
20191,194-9-0.75%
20181,203-2-0.17%
20171,205-5-0.41%
20161,210-5-0.41%
20151,215-26-2.1%
20141,241-2-0.16%
20131,24310.08%
20121,24230.24%
20111,239-4-0.32%
20101,24300%

Dalton Population by Year