Dayton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 15,153 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 12th largest community in Nevada.
Housing costs in Dayton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Nevada.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dayton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dayton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in sales jobs (11.17%), office and administrative support (10.08%), and management occupations (9.30%).
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Dayton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dayton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The citizens of Dayton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.24% of adults in Dayton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Dayton in 2018 was $32,564, which is middle income relative to Nevada, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,256 for a family of four. However, Dayton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dayton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Dayton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.58% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.