Dayton, Nevada Population 2024

16,173

Dayton is a city located in Lyon County and Storey County Nevada. Dayton has a 2024 population of 16,173. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 2.4% annually and its population has increased by 13.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,258 in 2020.

The average household income in Dayton is $99,107 with a poverty rate of 4.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dayton is 43.5 years, 42.4 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.77%
  • Two or more races: 11.43%
  • Other race: 9.67%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Native American: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
34.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
463.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.43% (1,915)
The current population of Dayton, Nevada is 16,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,258.

Dayton, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,52674.77%
Two or more races1,76211.43%
Other race1,4919.67%
Asian3592.33%
Native American2511.63%
Black or African American170.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.06%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

Dayton Median Age

43.5

Total

42.4

Male

45

Female

Dayton Adults

There are 12,029 adults, (2,985 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female7,33747.6%
Male8,07852.4%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,6422.737921
Married3,1533.2588.311.7
Non Family1,5191.2868.831.2
Female7333.3556.643.4
Male2373.1889.510.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7106.42%
Associates Degree1,59114.4%
Bachelors Degree1,44513.07%
Graduate Degree6155.56%
High School Graduate2,79125.25%
Less Than 9th Grade4664.22%
Some College3,43431.07%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,1097,6781,615
Hispanic2,1561,454217
Other Race94342524
2+ Races867768195
Asian300257147
Native American22422431
Black17170
Islander990

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,913$67,950$51,430
Graduate Degree$66,200$66,700$0
High School Graduate$44,235$53,023$39,291
Less Than 9th Grade$37,611$39,847$24,627
Overall$51,176$56,937$44,450
Some College$57,577$62,553$44,528

$51,176

Average Earnings

$56,937

Average Male

$44,450

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

82.87% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 17.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.03% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,6005335.03%
Hispanic3,796862.27%
Multiple1,762603.41%
Other1,491261.74%
Native251207.97%

4.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.21%

Male Poverty Rate

5.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Native, with 7.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Other, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.87%.

Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%
Some College4.34%
Less Than 9th Grade2.64%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.51%
Female Unemployed11.53%
Female Employed1.94%
Male Employed0.4%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$97,998$108,984
Households$85,375$99,107
Married Families$102,793$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,081$64,197

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

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

Dayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,511

Number of Veterans

1,367

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam596
First Gulf War286
Second Gulf War214
Korea49
World War II14

Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74498
55 to 64390
75+323
35 to 54241
18 to 3459

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,43515.23%
Native American4618.33%
Hispanic230.96%
2+ Races222.64%
Asian82.67%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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

29.93%

Born in Dayton

90.97%

Native Born

9.03%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

4.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.97% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 29.93% having been born in Nevada. 4.72% 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
202416,1733792.4%
202315,7943792.46%
202215,4153792.52%
202115,0367785.46%
202014,2584,89552.28%
20199,363-145-1.53%
20189,5082032.18%
20179,305-132-1.4%
20169,4372742.99%
20159,1631912.13%
20148,972320.36%
20138,940-188-2.06%
20129,1286107.16%
20118,518-446-4.98%
20108,96400%

Dayton Population by Year