Dayton, Kentucky Population 2020

5,653
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Dayton is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 5,653, it is the 76th largest city in Kentucky and the 4433rd largest city in the United States. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 1.31% annually and its population has increased by 5.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,338 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of 9,071 in 1930. Spanning over 2 miles, Dayton has a population density of 4,346 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $61,906 with a poverty rate of 21.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $101,500. The median age in Dayton is 38.5 years, 39.1 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.88%
  • Black or African American: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Kentucky is 5,653, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,507.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,338.

Dayton, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,18495.61%
Two or More Races1021.88%
Black or African American891.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.57%
Some Other Race160.30%
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Dayton Population Pyramid 2020

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Dayton Median Age

38.5


Total

39.1


Male

38.3


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 4,249 adults, (659 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

2,732

50.39%

Male

2,690

49.61%

Dayton Households and Families

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
Male68%32%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female40.2%59.8%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1282.5258.2
Married9273.0170.7
Non Family6981.2648.9
Female3563.5840.2
Male1472.968

3.03

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Dayton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1724.45%
9th to 12th Grade44611.53%
High School Graduate1,44637.37%
Some College79920.65%
Associates Degree2767.13%
Bachelors Degree43711.29%
Graduate Degree2937.57%
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Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6933,087637
Black676257
Hispanic434318
Multiple Races3131
Native American19199
Other Race1699

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 black people with a rate of 85.07%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,981$40,481$25,574
Less Than High School$13,792$$13,708
High School Grad$23,827$30,333$17,031
Some College$33,958$42,778$28,824
Bachelors Degree$47,917$56,563$41,333
Graduate Degree$55,972$66,500$55,556

$31,981

Average Earnings

$40,481

Average Male

$25,574

Average Female

Dayton Language

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

97.82% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Dayton Poverty

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0971,07521.09%
Black893741.57%
Multiple1022120.59%
Native311032.26%

21.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.56%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Black, with 41.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Multiple, with 20.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.06%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.16%
High School26.69%
Some College12.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.16%
Female Unemployed41.33%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed7.11%

Dayton Income

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,629$61,906
Families$52,632$69,816
Married Families$64,875-
Non Families$36,429$43,129
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Dayton Marital Status

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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

Dayton Marital Status by Race

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Dayton Veterans

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297

Number of Veterans

297

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War35
World War II21
Korea6
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6487
65 to 7485
35 to 5457
18 to 3435
75+33
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2676.51%
2 or More2064.52%
Indian1032.26%

Dayton Veterans by Education

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15.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Employment Status

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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62.01%

Born in Kentucky

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 62.01% having been born in Kentucky. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,653731.31%
20195,580731.33%
20185,507551.01%
20175,452731.36%
20165,379-11-0.20%
20155,390120.22%
20145,378290.54%
20135,34980.15%
20125,341-18-0.34%
20115,359110.21%
20105,348-618-1.09%
20005,966-610-0.97%
19906,576-403-0.59%
19806,979-1,712-2.17%
19708,691-359-0.40%
19609,050730.08%
19508,9775980.69%
19408,379-692-0.79%
19309,0711,4251.72%
19207,6466670.92%
19106,9798751.35%
19006,1041,8403.65%
18904,2641,0542.88%
18803,2100.00%