Dayton is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,650 people and just one neighborhood, Dayton is the 139th largest community in Maryland.
Real Estate Prices
Dayton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Dayton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Dayton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dayton is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in management occupations (22.70%), healthcare (15.93%) and sales jobs (9.65%).
Also of interest is that Dayton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.92% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Dayton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.18 minutes every day commuting to work.