Dayton, Minnesota Population 2021

7,468
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Dayton is a city located in Hennepin County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 7,468, it is the 124th largest city in Minnesota and the 3802nd largest city in the United States . Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 5.52% annually and its population has increased by 59.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,671 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of 7,468 in 2021. Spanning over 25 miles, Dayton has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $123,829 with a poverty rate of 4.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,135 per month, and the median house value is $313,500. The median age in Dayton is 39.2 years, 36.4 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 85.66%
  • Asian: 6.95%
  • Other race: 3.23%
  • Black or African American: 2.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Minnesota is 7,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,295.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,671.

Dayton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,98385.66%
Asian4046.95%
Some Other Race1883.23%
Black or African American1602.75%
Two or More Races821.41%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Dayton Median Age

39.2


Total

36.4


Male

43.7


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 4,254 adults, (708 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

2,571

44.20%

Male

3,246

55.80%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family97.7%2.3%
Married94%6%
All93.2%6.8%
Female72.8%27.2%

93.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0182.8893.2
Married1,4433.1194
Non Family3521.3897.7
Female1623.972.8
Male613.46100

3.15

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1233.11%
9th to 12th Grade1493.77%
High School Graduate1,17129.65%
Some College60115.22%
Associates Degree3599.09%
Bachelors Degree1,01725.75%
Graduate Degree52913.40%
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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
White3,3083,1881,471
Hispanic27316228
Asian19118047
Black160130
Other Race544414
2+ Races2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.47%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,946$61,538$45,250
Less Than 9th Grade$36,409$37,182$
High School Graduate$35,523$41,490$23,846
Some College$51,111$70,385$43,500
Bachelors Degree$71,250$80,096$63,990
Graduate Degree$86,976$106,354$82,609

$53,946

Average Earnings

$61,538

Average Male

$45,250

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

85.26% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 14.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.71% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3881122.55%
Hispanic7799311.94%
Other1889349.47%
Black1603018.75%
Multiple821214.63%

4.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.15%

Male Poverty Rate

4.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Other, with 49.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is White, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.60%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.28%
High School4.53%
Some College3.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.27%
Female Employed1.96%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,652$123,829
Families$104,167$134,946
Married Families$120,787-
Non Families$62,679$64,619
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

72.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dayton Marital Status by Race

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Dayton Marital Status

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252

Number of Veterans

235

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War39
Korea26
World War II

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74136
75+43
35 to 5441
18 to 3422
55 to 6410

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2526.74%
Hispanic143.89%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

1.7%

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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71.86%

Born in Dayton

89.93%

Native Born

10.07%

Foreign Born

6.50%

Non Citizen

3.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.93% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 71.86% having been born in Minnesota. 6.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dayton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,4683915.52%
20207,0773915.85%
20196,6863916.21%
20186,2955229.04%
20175,7733496.43%
20165,4242244.31%
20155,2001262.48%
20145,0741062.13%
20134,9681222.52%
20124,846681.42%
20114,778952.03%
20104,683-16-0.03%
20004,6992560.56%
19904,4433730.88%
19804,0700.00%

Dayton Population by Year