Dayton Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Dayton is 137,581. 30.37% is under 18, while 13.81% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.49% of the population was five years old or younger, 30.37% were 18 years or younger and 26.04% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.72% female and 47.28% male.

Dayton Housing

According to the US Census, Dayton has 68,591 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Dayton was 80.35%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $85,000

Dayton Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 88.27% of Dayton's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 3.32% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 2.08% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 1.43%

White Alone47.59%
Black Or African American Alone40.67%
Some Other Race Alone3.32%
White Black Or African American2.08%
Asian Alone1.43%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.37%

How Educated is Dayton

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 12.7% of Dayton residents had a bachelor's degree, while 7.3% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 20.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Dayton CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher86.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree50.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency32.7%
Some College No Degree23.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher17.0%
Bachelors Degree12.7%

Average Income in Dayton

The median household income in Dayton is $39,315. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $39,315.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $49,026 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $77,590.

A closer examination of the income groups of Dayton households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (15.8%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (1.3%). 13.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$77,590
Nonfamily households$30,251