Dayton is located close to the center of Tennessee. Dayton is between the Rhea, Bledsoe county. Dayton has 7.65 square miles of land area and 0.23 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dayton population is 7,316, which has grown 18.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 13.40% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dayton median household income is $29,391 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 10.73% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Dayton median house value is $107,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.55% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 50.43% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dayton is much better than the state average in quality. The Dayton area code is 423.