Dayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,336 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 274th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, 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 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%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Dayton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Dayton, just 12.66% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.