Dayton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,550 people and just one neighborhood, Dayton is the 261st largest community in Indiana.
Real Estate Prices
Dayton real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Dayton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dayton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.07% of the Dayton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dayton is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in sales jobs (13.98%), office and administrative support (11.69%) and management occupations (6.59%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Dayton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Dayton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Dayton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.