Dayton, Kentucky Population 2024

5,877

Dayton is a city located in Campbell County Kentucky. Dayton has a 2024 population of 5,877. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 1.1% annually and its population has increased by 3.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,665 in 2020.

The average household income in Dayton is $86,806 with a poverty rate of 15.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dayton is 39.6 years, 41.6 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.58%
  • Two or more races: 6.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.63%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,517.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.74% (212)
The current population of Dayton, Kentucky is 5,877 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,665.

Dayton, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,08389.58%
Two or more races3606.34%
Black or African American1492.63%
Other race661.16%
Native American90.16%
Asian70.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

Dayton Median Age

39.6

Total

41.6

Male

35.6

Female

Dayton Adults

There are 4,568 adults, (1,043 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female2,78349.05%
Male2,89150.95%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5312.226436
Non Family1,1601.1954.745.3
Married8853.0886.813.2
Female3092.7834.365.7
Male1773.6263.836.2
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2.98

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,130

Average Earnings

$53,500

Average Male

$34,383

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

96.22% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,01873214.59%
Black1498154.36%
Multiple336329.52%
Hispanic157117.01%
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15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

16.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Black, with 54.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Hispanic, with 7.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.94%.

Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.88%
Some College18.51%
High School17.12%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%
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Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.3%
Female Unemployed6.31%
Male Employed4.41%
Female Employed3.3%
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Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 Over 65, 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

351

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Dayton Veterans by Age

count

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Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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

54.23%

Born in Dayton

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 54.23% having been born in Kentucky. 0.85% 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
20296,197641.04%
20286,133641.05%
20276,069641.07%
20266,005641.08%
20255,941641.09%
20245,877641.1%
20235,813641.11%
20225,749641.13%
20215,685200.35%
20205,665460.82%
20195,619781.41%
20185,541601.09%
20175,481721.33%
20165,409-11-0.2%
20155,420140.26%
20145,406310.58%
20135,37580.15%
20125,367-4-0.07%
20115,371220.41%
20105,349-617-10.34%
20005,966-610-9.28%
19906,576-403-5.77%
19806,979-1,712-19.7%
19708,691-359-3.97%
19609,050730.81%
19508,9775987.14%
19408,379-692-7.63%
19309,0711,42518.64%
19207,6466679.56%
19106,97987514.33%
19006,1041,84043.15%
18904,2641,05432.83%
18803,210
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Dayton Population by Year