Dayton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

537

Dayton is a city located in Armstrong County, Indiana County, and Jefferson County Pennsylvania. Dayton has a 2024 population of 537. Dayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 551 in 2020.

The average household income in Dayton is $58,941 with a poverty rate of 10.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dayton is 44.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,427.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.54% (-14)
The current population of Dayton, Pennsylvania is 537 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 551.

Dayton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White56496.58%
Two or more races203.42%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

Dayton Median Age

44.7

Total

38.2

Male

49.6

Female

Dayton Adults

There are 459 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female28448.63%
Male30051.37%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2152.7189.810.2
Married1353.599.30.7
Non Family601.0573.326.7
Female152.2766.733.3
Male52.81000

3.35

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade215.29%
9th to 12th Grade225.54%
High School Graduate20752.14%
Some College7619.14%
Associates Degree215.29%
Bachelors Degree4110.33%
Graduate Degree92.27%

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
White38934649
2+ Races881

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.6%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,357$50,795$20,313
Less Than 9th Grade$20,625$0$0
High School Graduate$37,083$51,364$0
Some College$0$0$34,375
Bachelors Degree$57,500$0$60,417
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$40,357

Average Earnings

$50,795

Average Male

$20,313

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

98.38% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White564549.57%
Multiple20525%

10.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.33%

Male Poverty Rate

10.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Multiple, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is White, with 9.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.54%.

Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.56%
Bachelors or Greater12%
High School9.18%
Some College0%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10%
Male Employed4.48%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,750$58,941
Families$56,597$63,995
Married Families$57,014$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,500$45,887

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 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

35

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam11
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War7
Korea7
World War II0

Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7411
75+11
35 to 545
18 to 344
55 to 644

Dayton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White347.54%
2+ Races112.5%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

17.1%

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

94.35%

Born in Dayton

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 94.35% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029519-4-0.76%
2028523-3-0.57%
2027526-4-0.75%
2026530-3-0.56%
2025533-4-0.74%
2024537-3-0.56%
2023540-4-0.74%
2022544-4-0.73%
2021548-3-0.54%
2020551428.25%
2019509-5-0.97%
2018514-5-0.96%
2017519-4-0.76%
2016523-6-1.13%
2015529-6-1.12%
2014535-4-0.74%
2013539-2-0.37%
2012541-7-1.28%
2011548-4-0.72%
201055200%

Dayton Population by Year