Dayton, Kentucky Population 2022

5,732
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Dayton is a city located in Campbell County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,732, it is the 82nd largest city in Kentucky and the 6053rd largest city in the United States. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,666 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Dayton has a population density of 4,406 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $65,799 with a poverty rate of 20.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $112,000. The median age in Dayton is 37.3 years, 39.1 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Daytonwas:

  • White: 91.96%
  • Black or African American: 3.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Kentucky is 5,732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,666.

Dayton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,10491.96%
Black or African American2163.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.34%
Asian80.14%
Some Other Race210.38%
Two or More Races1823.28%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Dayton Median Age

39.2


Total

40.2


Male

35.7


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 4,491 adults, (861 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

2,713

48.88%

Male

2,837

51.12%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All63.3%36.7%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female36.9%63.1%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3532.3363.3
Married9483.0178.7
Male1162.9362.9
Female3603.2436.9
Non Family9291.2257.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1654.03%
9th to 12th Grade3298.04%
High School Graduate1,40934.42%
Some College83120.30%
Associates Degree3328.11%
Bachelors Degree65616.02%
Graduate Degree3729.09%
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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
Native American121212
Asian888
Black979383
Hispanic656540
Other Race211212
White3,8533,372873
2+ Races3838

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,077$43,167$30,884
Less Than 9th Grade$$$9,500
High School Graduate$28,667$27,295$29,500
Some College$32,421$39,375$24,811
Bachelors Degree$65,481$98,750$44,097
Graduate Degree$48,800$$48,850

$36,077

Average Earnings

$43,167

Average Male

$30,884

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

96.71% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21613662.96%
White5,00398319.65%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1633018.40%

20.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.34%

Male Poverty Rate

22.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Black, with 62.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Multiple, with 18.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.19%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.75%
High School22.50%
Some College15.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.33%
Male Unemployed61.96%
Female Employed7.23%
Female Unemployed13.21%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,345$65,176
Families$55,769$69,992
Married Families$73,646-
Non Families$43,397$55,841
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

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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270

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War36
Vietnam139
Korea4
World War II

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 5442
55 to 6484
65 to 7482
75+34

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2535.92%
2+ Races1732.08%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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11.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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51.95%

Born in Dayton

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 51.95% having been born in Kentucky. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dayton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,2100.00%
18904,2641,0542.88%
19006,1041,8403.65%
19106,9798751.35%
19207,6466670.92%
19309,0711,4251.72%
19408,379-692-0.79%
19508,9775980.69%
19609,050730.08%
19708,691-359-0.40%
19806,979-1,712-2.17%
19906,576-403-0.59%
20005,966-610-0.97%
20105,338-628-1.11%
20115,371330.62%
20125,404330.61%
20135,437330.61%
20145,470330.61%
20155,503330.60%
20165,536330.60%
20175,569330.60%
20185,602330.59%
20195,635330.59%
20205,666310.55%
20215,699330.58%
20225,732330.58%

Dayton Population by Year