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Dayton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Dayton had a population of 1,536 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 40.3758 and longitude -86.7746 in Tippecanoe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tippecanoe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Town of Dayton (GNIS ID: 2396681) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Dayton is located within Township of Sheffield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tippecanoe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dayton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Fairfield.


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Dayton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,536
Population in Households 1,536
Population in Familes 1,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,444
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,459
Average Household Income $84,319
Per Capita Income $30,703

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $158,190
Average Home Value $236,154
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 578
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 432
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.96% 1.11%
Households 0.92% 1.08%
Families 1.0% 1.0%
Median Household Income   4.16%
Per Capita Income   4.06%

Dayton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dayton to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 273 60th
Population Density # 298 56th
Diversity Index # 175 74th
Median Household Income # 138 80th
Per Capita Income # 120 83rd

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