Dayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,389 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 274th largest community in Texas.
Dayton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dayton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in office and administrative support (17.61%), teaching (9.14%), and management occupations (9.01%).
Residents will find that the city 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.
Dayton is a small city, 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 people in Dayton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.66% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Dayton in 2018 was $27,865, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,460 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 13.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.