Dayton, Indiana Population 2024

1,367

Dayton is a city located in Carroll County, Clinton County, and Tippecanoe County Indiana. Dayton has a 2024 population of 1,367. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,330 in 2020.

The average household income in Dayton is $79,217 with a poverty rate of 11.76%. The median age in Dayton is 36.5 years: 36.5 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 91.99%
  • Other race: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,189.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.78% (37)
The current population of Dayton, Indiana is 1,367 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,330.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,01191.99%
Other race464.19%
Two or more races211.91%
Black or African American191.73%
Native American20.18%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

Dayton Median Age

36.5

Total

36.5

Male

36.4

Female

Dayton Adults

There are 842 adults, (188 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female59654.23%
Male50345.77%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5152.1177.922.1
Married2482.5691.58.5
Non Family1761.1577.822.2
Female622.982971
Male292.2865.534.5

2.55

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade415.3%
Associates Degree10012.94%
Bachelors Degree9512.29%
Graduate Degree668.54%
High School Graduate25132.47%
Less Than 9th Grade192.46%
Some College20126%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White719668152
Hispanic26236
2+ Races18149
Black17170
Other Race14140
Native American200

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,656$58,750$41,406
Graduate Degree$62,875$33,750$0
High School Graduate$46,154$46,146$46,250
Less Than 9th Grade$34,375$34,792$0
Overall$47,054$56,375$37,813
Some College$49,531$60,938$33,500

$47,054

Average Earnings

$56,375

Average Male

$37,813

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dayton Language

96.8% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 3.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,008969.52%
Other463065.22%
Hispanic583051.72%
Multiple2129.52%
Black1715.88%

11.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Other, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Black, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.33%.

Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
High School12.75%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed6.49%
Male Employed2.61%
Male Unemployed0%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,958$90,536
Households$69,550$79,217
Married Families$89,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,500$54,830

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dayton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dayton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War3
World War II3
Korea0

Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+26
65 to 7421
55 to 6417
18 to 3410
35 to 548

Dayton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White759.55%
Black529.41%
Native American2100%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dayton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dayton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dayton 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

72.88%

Born in Dayton

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 72.88% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dayton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,41390.64%
20281,40490.65%
20271,395100.72%
20261,38590.65%
20251,37690.66%
20241,36790.66%
20231,358100.74%
20221,34880.6%
20211,340100.75%
20201,330-330-19.88%
20191,660-1-0.06%
20181,661211.28%
20171,640160.99%
20161,624322.01%
20151,592231.47%
20141,569241.55%
20131,545372.45%
20121,508533.64%
20111,455322.25%
20101,42300%

Dayton Population by Year