Dayton, Texas Population 2021

8,805
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Dayton is a city located in Liberty County Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,805, it is the 260th largest city in Texas and the 3369th largest city in the United States . Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 21.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,242 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of 8,805 in 2021. Spanning over 24 miles, Dayton has a population density of 361 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $71,360 with a poverty rate of 10.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $168,400. The median age in Dayton is 33.1 years, 31.9 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 78.01%
  • Black or African American: 11.88%
  • Other race: 7.29%
  • Asian: 1.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Texas is 8,805 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,181.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,242.

Dayton, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,20378.01%
Black or African American94511.88%
Some Other Race5807.29%
Asian1211.52%
Two or More Races1031.30%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Dayton Median Age

33.1


Total

31.9


Male

35.8


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 5,724 adults, (1,154 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

4,003

50.34%

Male

3,949

49.66%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female41.7%58.3%
Male0%0%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0242.6160.4
Married1,6043.3473.5
Non Family9601.0147.3
Female4603.4241.7
Male00

3.28

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3647.26%
9th to 12th Grade3837.64%
High School Graduate2,01540.17%
Some College1,22724.46%
Associates Degree3787.54%
Bachelors Degree4248.45%
Graduate Degree2254.49%
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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
White3,5773,177493
Hispanic69437879
Black61860343
Other Race22110014
Asian12110518
2+ Races272716

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 2+ races people with a rate of 59.26%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,623$52,009$40,728
Less Than 9th Grade$41,350$41,825$
High School Graduate$46,511$49,906$21,679
Some College$42,112$66,380$37,292
Bachelors Degree$51,719$$52,012
Graduate Degree$56,838$$56,691

$46,623

Average Earnings

$52,009

Average Male

$40,728

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

84.36% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 15.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.11% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,42567512.44%
Hispanic1,22012510.25%
Black941252.66%

10.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is White, with 12.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Black, with 2.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.50%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.59%
High School12.23%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed44.00%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed4.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,179$71,360
Families$80,379$89,965
Married Families$89,306-
Non Families$22,875$29,403
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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 35-44, 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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655

Number of Veterans

634

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War260
Vietnam178
First Gulf War178
Korea29
World War II

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34214
35 to 54198
65 to 74111
75+68
55 to 6464

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White60813.35%
Black294.69%
Hispanic181.94%
Other Race184.65%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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10.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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70.96%

Born in Dayton

90.95%

Native Born

9.05%

Foreign Born

5.29%

Non Citizen

3.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.95% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 70.96% having been born in Texas. 5.29% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,8052082.42%
20208,5972082.48%
20198,3892082.54%
20188,1812633.32%
20177,9182082.70%
20167,7101251.65%
20157,585861.15%
20147,499680.92%
20137,431260.35%
20127,405110.15%
20117,394130.18%
20107,3811,6722.60%
20005,7095581.03%
19905,1512430.48%
19804,9081,1042.58%
19703,8044371.23%
19603,3670.00%

Dayton Population by Year