South Dayton, New York Population 2024

545

South Dayton is a city located in Cattaraugus County and Chautauqua County New York. South Dayton has a 2024 population of 545. South Dayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 565 in 2020.

The average household income in South Dayton is $56,578 with a poverty rate of 27.85%. The median age in South Dayton is 37.2 years: 40.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

South Dayton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.22%
  • Black or African American: 2.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
541.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.54% (-20)
The current population of South Dayton, New York is 545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 565.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White57194.22%
Black or African American182.97%
Two or more races172.81%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Dayton Population by Race

South Dayton Population Pyramid 2024

South Dayton Median Age

37.2

Total

40.3

Male

36.6

Female

South Dayton Adults

There are 448 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in South Dayton.

South Dayton Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Dayton Sex Ratio

Female30350%
Male30350%

South Dayton Population by Age

South Dayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2432.4974.525.5
Non Family811.466337
Married772.6690.99.1
Female663.7962.137.9
Male191.741000

2.97

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Dayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6215.98%
Associates Degree246.19%
Bachelors Degree3910.05%
Graduate Degree297.47%
High School Graduate15539.95%
Less Than 9th Grade123.09%
Some College6717.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Dayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White38631268
2+ Races220

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 17.62%.

South Dayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$36,667$0$40,625
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,875$47,500$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$35,288$43,125$28,438
Some College$35,469$65,125$23,333

$35,288

Average Earnings

$43,125

Average Male

$28,438

Average Female

South Dayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Dayton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Dayton Language

100% of South Dayton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

South Dayton Language

South Dayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White56116629.59%

27.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.8%

Male Poverty Rate

35.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Dayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Dayton is White, with 29.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Dayton is White, with 29.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.08%.

South Dayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.05%
High School15.48%
Bachelors or Greater14.71%
Some College12.09%

South Dayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed19.44%
Male Employed6.36%
Female Unemployed0%

South Dayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Dayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,333$62,081
Households$54,583$56,578
Married Families$77,321$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,625$42,851

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Dayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Dayton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South 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.

South Dayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Dayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War21
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War8
Korea2
World War II2

South Dayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7413
75+12
55 to 6410
35 to 547
18 to 343

South Dayton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4510.09%

South Dayton Veterans by Race

South Dayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Dayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Dayton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Dayton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South 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

92.57%

Born in South Dayton

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of South Dayton residents were born in the United States, with 92.57% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Dayton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029520-5-0.95%
2028525-5-0.94%
2027530-5-0.93%
2026535-5-0.93%
2025540-5-0.92%
2024545-5-0.91%
2023550-5-0.9%
2022555-5-0.89%
2021560-5-0.88%
2020565-15-2.59%
2019580-6-1.02%
2018586-4-0.68%
2017590-4-0.67%
2016594-1-0.17%
2015595-6-1%
2014601-4-0.66%
2013605-6-0.98%
2012611-3-0.49%
2011614-5-0.81%
201061900%

South Dayton Population by Year