Dayton, TX


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Dayton, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Dayton Housing Market Information

With a population of 7,575, 2,837 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $148,750, Dayton real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dayton, accounting for 57.17% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dayton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.41%), mobile homes or trailers ( 13.67%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.24%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Dayton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 51.98% owning and 48.02% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Dayton built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Dayton built between 1940-1969 ( 19.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.34%). There's also some housing in Dayton built before 1939 ( 4.16%).

Dayton Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Dayton has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Dayton real estate appreciated 37.03% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.20%, putting Dayton in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Dayton definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Dayton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Dayton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Dayton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.98%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.67% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Dayton. Dayton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.09%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.38%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Dayton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,261,000 0.4
$946,001 - $1,261,000 0.0
$630,001 - $946,000 0.8
$504,001 - $630,000 1.6
$378,001 - $504,000 0.6
$252,001 - $378,000 13.3
$126,001 - $252,000 35.6
$63,001 - $126,000 31.4
$0 - $63,000 16.4

High for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
50.5888901910231 34.4844357976654

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Dayton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
75.19% 3.30% 6 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,043 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 51.98
Renters 48.02
Vacant 6.31

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 17.3
1970 - 1999 59.3
1940 - 1969 19.2
1939 or Older 4.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 57.2
Townhomes 0.7
Small Apt. Buildings 6.2
Apt. Complexes 20.4
Mobile Homes 13.7
Other 1.8

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.02
1 Bedroom 15.39
2 Bedrooms 24.01
3 Bedrooms 48.68
4 Bedrooms 10.70
5 or more bedrooms 0.20

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Zip Codes in Dayton, TX