Dayton, Texas Population 2024

9,911

Dayton is a city located in Chambers County, Harris County, and Liberty County Texas. Dayton has a 2024 population of 9,911. Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 2.78% annually and its population has increased by 12.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,839 in 2020.

The average household income in Dayton is $89,287 with a poverty rate of 16.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dayton is 32.4 years, 31.5 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 67.88%
  • Black or African American: 12.29%
  • Other race: 8.55%
  • Two or more races: 8.38%
  • Asian: 2.61%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
30.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
323.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.13% (1,072)
The current population of Dayton, Texas is 9,911 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,839.

Dayton, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,00067.88%
Black or African American1,08612.29%
Other race7568.55%
Two or more races7418.38%
Asian2312.61%
Native American250.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

Dayton Median Age

32.4

Total

31.5

Male

35.2

Female

Dayton Adults

There are 6,555 adults, (1,253 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female4,67552.89%
Male4,16447.11%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0432.7466.933.1
Married1,5503.4581.818.2
Non Family1,0171.196139
Female4763.7431.168.9
Male0000

3.48

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

66.9%

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 Grade4828.14%
9th to 12th Grade5909.96%
High School Graduate1,99533.68%
Some College1,66428.09%
Associates Degree5288.91%
Bachelors Degree4838.15%
Graduate Degree1813.06%

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
White3,4472,956551
Hispanic1,35281150
Black79077120
Other Race5132824
2+ Races38131528
Asian23123143
Native American19190

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.61%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,163$54,901$37,708
Less Than 9th Grade$19,699$27,868$0
High School Graduate$44,701$54,306$0
Some College$47,660$73,625$40,625
Bachelors Degree$95,536$132,604$50,250
Graduate Degree$54,830$0$54,119

$47,163

Average Earnings

$54,901

Average Male

$37,708

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

75.37% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 24.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.54% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,07269333.45%
White4,83552710.9%
Multiple71031344.08%
Black98414414.63%
Other728293.98%

16.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

18.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Multiple, with 44.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Other, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.33%.

Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.88%
High School10.01%
Some College6.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed87.78%
Female Employed11.62%
Male Employed1.73%
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$59,848$89,287
Families$82,133$104,962
Married Families$97,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,355$56,128

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

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 55-64.

Dayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

586

Number of Veterans

527

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War201
Vietnam193
Second Gulf War174
Korea8
World War II0

Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54246
65 to 74169
18 to 34102
75+39
55 to 6430

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White50911.31%
Black779.04%
Hispanic473.16%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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

73.11%

Born in Dayton

88.03%

Native Born

11.97%

Foreign Born

6.65%

Non Citizen

5.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.03% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Texas. 6.65% 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
202911,2512682.44%
202810,9832682.5%
202710,7152682.57%
202610,4472682.63%
202510,1792682.7%
20249,9112682.78%
20239,6432682.86%
20229,3752192.39%
20219,1563173.59%
20208,8394485.34%
20198,3912322.84%
20188,1592603.29%
20177,8992102.73%
20167,6891281.69%
20157,561861.15%
20147,475680.92%
20137,407250.34%
20127,382130.18%
20117,369130.18%
20107,3561,64728.85%
20005,70955810.83%
19905,1512434.95%
19804,9081,10429.02%
19703,80443712.98%
19603,36700%
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Dayton Population by Year