Dayton, Virginia Population 2021

1,665
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Dayton is a city located in Rockingham County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,665, it is the 106th largest city in Virginia and the 8317th largest city in the United States . Dayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 8.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,530 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Dayton has a population density of 1,614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $84,023 with a poverty rate of 6.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $769 per month, and the median house value is $230,500. The median age in Dayton is 37.5 years, 37.6 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Dayton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Daytonwas:

  • White: 91.07%
  • Asian: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.60%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Virginia is 1,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,637.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,530.

Dayton, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,36791.07%
Asian895.93%
Black or African American241.60%
Two or More Races161.07%
Some Other Race50.33%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Dayton Median Age

37.5


Total

37.6


Male

37.3


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 1,148 adults, (259 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

768

51.17%

Male

733

48.83%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37%63%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
All72.5%27.5%
Married87.1%12.9%
Male87.9%12.1%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6002.572.5
Married3493.1187.1
Non Family1911.248.2
Male333.2487.9
Female272.9637

3.07

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.69%
9th to 12th Grade373.55%
High School Graduate29027.83%
Some College18717.95%
Associates Degree312.98%
Bachelors Degree28827.64%
Graduate Degree18117.37%
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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
White897847417
Hispanic696910
Asian453030
Black242412
2+ Races77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,190$52,250$32,159
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,625$48,056$23,438
Some College$38,125$48,654$21,875
Bachelors Degree$48,125$63,571$39,643
Graduate Degree$56,563$64,531$50,357

$46,190

Average Earnings

$52,250

Average Male

$32,159

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

86.66% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 13.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.25% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,272876.84%
Hispanic9955.05%

6.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is White, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Hispanic, with 5.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.50%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.31%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%
High School1.72%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.47%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,167$84,023
Families$90,078$100,486
Married Families$91,771-
Non Families$30,179$44,395
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dayton Marital Status by Race

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Dayton Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War11
Korea10
World War II

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5439
75+24
65 to 7417
55 to 643
18 to 34

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White797.50%
Asian47.27%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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19.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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59.23%

Born in Dayton

91.07%

Native Born

8.93%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

6.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.07% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 59.23% having been born in Virginia. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dayton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,665140.85%
20201,651140.86%
20191,637140.86%
20181,623150.93%
20171,608201.26%
20161,588140.89%
20151,574120.77%
20141,56260.39%
20131,55640.26%
20121,55240.26%
20111,54850.32%
20101,5430.00%

Dayton Population by Year