Dayton, Washington Population 2021

2,370
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Dayton is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,370, it is the 156th largest city in Washington and the 7005th largest city in the United States. Dayton is currently declining at a rate of -1.50% annually and its population has decreased by -6.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,526 in 2010. Dayton reached it's highest population of 3,026 in 1940. Spanning over 1 miles, Dayton has a population density of 1,638 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dayton is $75,827 with a poverty rate of 11.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $162,200. The median age in Dayton is 52.2 years, 46.6 years for males, and 54.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males.

Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.74%
  • Asian: 2.71%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dayton, Washington is 2,370, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,478.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,526.

Dayton, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,37089.23%
Two or More Races1264.74%
Asian722.71%
Some Other Race532.00%
Black or African American281.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.26%
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Dayton Population by Race

Dayton Population Pyramid 2021

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Dayton Median Age

52.2


Total

46.6


Male

54.9


Female

Dayton Adults

There are 2,158 adults, (800 of whom are seniors) in Dayton.

Dayton Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

58.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dayton Sex Ratio

Female

1,351

50.87%

Male

1,305

49.13%

Dayton Population by Age

Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85%15%
Married70.8%29.2%
All67%33%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family61.8%38.2%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2222.1167
Married6002.8470.8
Non Family5191.161.8
Male632.9261.9
Female402.9585

2.72

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Dayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1045.04%
9th to 12th Grade1246.01%
High School Graduate51925.17%
Some College49824.15%
Associates Degree35217.07%
Bachelors Degree27613.39%
Graduate Degree1899.17%
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Dayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7831,648429
Hispanic1627611
Multiple Races8927
Asian555525
Other Race514911
Black2822
Native American76

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,544$38,091$32,388
Less Than High School$38,347$37,540$
High School Grad$20,139$$12,250
Some College$36,929$37,361$36,316
Bachelors Degree$34,886$46,071$30,927
Graduate Degree$50,481$$53,365

$36,544

Average Earnings

$38,091

Average Male

$32,388

Average Female

Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dayton Language by Age

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Dayton Language

88.74% of Dayton residents speak only English, while 11.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Dayton Language

Dayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1732159.89%
Hispanic3077825.41%
Other493877.55%
Black251248.00%

11.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dayton is Other, with 77.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dayton is White, with 9.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Dayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School31.12%
Less Than High School14.41%
Some College5.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.88%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed17.24%
Male Employed10.48%
Female Employed6.81%

Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,313$75,827
Families$73,854$104,630
Married Families$83,500-
Non Families$21,089$34,621
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Income by Household Type

Dayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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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287

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
First Gulf War56
Korea14
World War II10
Second Gulf War3

Dayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7482
75+81
35 to 5476
55 to 6445
18 to 343

Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28714.90%
Hispanic116.71%

Dayton Veterans by Race

Dayton Veterans by Education

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3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dayton Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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53.43%

Born in Washington

90.40%

Native Born

9.60%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

6.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.40% of Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 53.43% having been born in Washington. 3.01% 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
20212,370-36-1.50%
20202,406-36-1.47%
20192,442-36-1.45%
20182,478200.81%
20172,458130.53%
20162,44520.08%
20152,443-23-0.93%
20142,466-16-0.64%
20132,482120.49%
20122,470-18-0.72%
20112,488-56-2.20%
20102,544-111-0.43%
20002,655900.17%
19802,565-31-0.12%
19702,596-317-1.15%
19602,913-66-0.22%
19502,979-47-0.16%
19403,0264981.81%
19302,528-167-0.64%
19202,6950.00%

Dayton Population by Year