Dayton, TX


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Dayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 7,575 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 274th largest community in Texas.

Dayton is a blue-collar town, with 35.16% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Dayton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in office and administrative support (15.33%), sales jobs (11.28%), and management occupations (10.15%).

The city 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.

Being a small city, Dayton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Dayton have a very low rate of college education: just 9.93% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Dayton in 2010 was $23,195, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,780 for a family of four. However, Dayton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dayton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-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 15.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include Irish, German, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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