Dayton, OH

140,478 Population
55.7 square miles 2,523.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Population Density
2,523.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.0%
was 46.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.0%
was 5.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Percent Under 18
21.2%
was 23.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Percent 65 and Over
13.2%
was 13.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 5.9
Ranked 21st Lowest in OH
Percent Living in Poverty
32.0%
was 32.5%
Ranked 8th Lowest in OH
Median Household Income
$28,745
was $30,135
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.6
47.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
18.5
was 19.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
941.8
was 871.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,039
was 5,422.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
74,465
was 72,703
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Median Rent
$671
was $632
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Total Building Permits
61
was 153
 
Occupied Housing Units
58,722
was 56,466
 
Homeownership Rate
46.9%
was 46.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Single Family Building Permits
44
was 153
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,337.5
was 1,306.0
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Rental Vacancy Rate
33.5%
was 35.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in OH
Multifamily Building Permits
17
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.8
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.3%
was 95.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.5%
Ranked 8th Highest in OH
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in OH

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.4%
was 83.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.3%
was 18.1%
Ranked 6th Highest in OH

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