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. Dayton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Dayton, where the median household income is $75,205.00.
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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Dayton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Dayton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dayton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dayton may be for you.
One downside of living in Dayton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dayton, the average commute to work is 30.84 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Dayton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.41% of the adults in Dayton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dayton in 2018 was $33,929, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,716 for a family of four.
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 21.91% 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.