Dayton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 8,948 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 14th largest community in Nevada. Much of the housing stock in Dayton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Dayton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Dayton, where the median household income is $47,482.00.
Unlike some towns, Dayton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dayton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dayton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in office and administrative support (19.11%), sales jobs (16.86%), and management occupations (7.89%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Dayton is worth considering.
One downside of living in Dayton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.24 minutes every day commuting to work.
Dayton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Dayton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.80% of the adults in Dayton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dayton in 2010 was $23,415, which is middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,660 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 16.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.