Dayton, Indiana Population 2021

1,686
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Dayton is a city located in Tippecanoe County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,686, it is the 230th largest city in Indiana and the 8273rd largest city in the United States . Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 18.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,420 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of 1,686 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Dayton has a population density of 1,475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $72,854 with a poverty rate of 11.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Dayton is 39.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.72%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Indiana is 1,686 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,420.

Dayton, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,54297.72%
Some Other Race161.01%
Black or African American110.70%
Two or More Races50.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.25%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Dayton Median Age

39.3


Total

38.2


Male

40.2


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 1,188 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

801

50.76%

Male

777

49.24%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All75%25%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female54.1%45.9%
Male47.6%52.4%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6082.5775
Married3293.0685.4
Non Family1521.3371.7
Female853.0454.1
Male422.1947.6

2.92

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.71%
9th to 12th Grade605.40%
High School Graduate40836.69%
Some College27724.91%
Associates Degree19517.54%
Bachelors Degree1019.08%
Graduate Degree524.68%
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Dayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,068999151
Hispanic31272
Black77
Native American4
Other Race44
2+ Races2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.14%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,853$43,778$30,444
Less Than 9th Grade$30,234$30,781$
High School Graduate$36,083$41,250$32,125
Some College$39,018$53,478$30,060
Bachelors Degree$40,750$46,250$25,313
Graduate Degree$65,313$$90,250

$36,853

Average Earnings

$43,778

Average Male

$30,444

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

95.11% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 4.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,47417311.74%
Hispanic8467.14%
Black7228.57%
Multiple5240.00%

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.44%

Male Poverty Rate

13.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Multiple, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Hispanic, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.16%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
Some College10.81%
High School9.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.67%
Male Unemployed9.52%
Male Employed3.74%
Female Employed1.44%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,929$72,854
Families$62,500$80,062
Married Families$77,232-
Non Families$43,750$46,806
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dayton Married by Age and Sex

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Dayton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dayton Marital Status by Race

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Dayton Marital Status

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150

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
Second Gulf War30
First Gulf War18
World War II
Korea

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7457
55 to 6438
35 to 5431
75+15
18 to 349

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14112.04%
Black571.43%
Native American4100.00%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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0.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Dayton Employment by Age

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Dayton Employment by Race

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Dayton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.87%

Born in Dayton

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.91% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in Indiana. 1.01% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,68690.54%
20201,67790.54%
20191,66890.54%
20181,659211.28%
20171,638150.92%
20161,623332.08%
20151,590201.27%
20141,570291.88%
20131,541342.26%
20121,507553.79%
20111,452292.04%
20101,4230.00%

Dayton Population by Year