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Dayton, WA Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Dayton is 2,905, which is 9.42% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.05% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Dayton population density is 2,037.09 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 96.76 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Dayton is white, which represent 91.36% of the total population. The average Dayton education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,905. #254

Population Growth Since 2000, #259

Dayton, WA

Population Density, #139

Dayton, WA
2,037.09 per square mile
96.76 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,654 (91.36%, #244)
Black:3 (0.10%, #334)
Hispanic:224 (7.71%, #229)
Asian:16 (0.55%, #337)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):33 (1.14%, #279)
One Race, Other:111 (3.82%, see rank)
Two or More Races:88 (3.03%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:204 (91.07%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:5 (2.23%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,487 (85.61%) out of the total population of 2,905 reported first ancestry.

 Dayton, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Arab30.10%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech200.69%, see rank0.43%0.47%
Danish130.45%, see rank0.99%0.42%
Dutch692.38%, see rank2.13%1.40%
English50417.35%, see rank10.73%8.02%
French1846.33%, see rank4.06%3.34%
German54918.90%, see rank18.48%15.03%
Greek260.90%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian120.41%, see rank0.33%0.46%
Irish34611.91%, see rank11.22%10.80%
Italian1585.44%, see rank3.55%5.52%
Norwegian2247.71%, see rank5.49%1.42%
Polish190.65%, see rank1.84%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.34%0.44%
Russian20.07%, see rank1.30%0.92%
Scotch-Irish883.03%, see rank1.26%0.99%
Scottish862.96%, see rank2.90%1.72%
Subsaharan African10.03%, see rank1.02%0.95%
Swedish1023.51%, see rank3.33%1.27%
Swiss120.41%, see rank0.53%0.30%
Ukrainian50.17%, see rank0.81%0.31%
American29510.15%, see rank4.99%7.12%
Welsh160.55%, see rank0.99%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,455 (50.09%, see rank)
Females: 1,450 (49.91%, see rank)

Dayton, WA
Male: 50.09%
Female: 49.91%
Male: 49.91%
Female: 50.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Dayton, WA
44.50 years old
37.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Dayton, WA
41.60 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Dayton, WA
46.60 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Dayton, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Under 5 years1916.57%, see rank6.43%6.36%
5 to 9 years1615.54%, see rank6.33%6.51%
10 to 14 years1756.02%, see rank6.40%6.59%
15 to 19 years2207.57%, see rank6.49%6.85%
20 to 24 years1244.27%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years31410.81%, see rank14.18%13.47%
35 to 44 years2889.91%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years43114.84%, see rank13.98%14.09%
55 to 64 years37913.05%, see rank12.78%12.29%
65 to 74 years33411.50%, see rank7.59%7.64%
75 to 84 2026.95%, see rank3.81%4.25%
85 years and over862.96%, see rank1.78%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Dayton, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,034, 100%4,645,804209,056,129
Less Than High School247, 12.14%, see rank9.82%13.67%
High School Graduate460, 22.62%, see rank23.34%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree896, 44.05%, see rank34.54%29.09%
Bachelor Degree292, 14.36%, see rank20.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree139, 6.83%, see rank11.72%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.45, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Dayton, WA WashingtonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1855.56%44.44%65.02%34.98%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)26090.00%, see rank10.00%, see rank90.14%9.86%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)15385.62%, see rank14.38%, see rank92.74%7.26%90.60%9.40%
College14384.62%, see rank15.38%, see rank82.93%17.07%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School60.00%, see rank100.00%, see rank63.03%36.97%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Dayton, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total Households1,192, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
Average Household Size2.36, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households343, 28.78%, see rank27.79%27.57%
2 or More Person Households849, 71.22%, see rank72.21%72.43%
Family Households (Families)747, 62.67%, see rank64.48%66.22%
Average Family Size3.05, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family532, 44.63%, see rank49.73%48.42%
Nonfamily Households445, 37.33%, see rank35.52%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Dayton, WA%WashingtonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,378see rank5,576,837252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,156100%, see rank2,766,340123,281,364
Never Married40935.38%, see rank34.08%35.77%
Married56248.62%, see rank53.24%52.04%
Widowed171.47%, see rank2.16%2.57%
Divorced16814.53%, see rank10.52%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,222100%, see rank2,810,497129,692,771
Never Married24920.38%, see rank26.91%29.48%
Married58547.87%, see rank51.78%49.19%
Widowed17113.99%, see rank7.72%9.16%
Divorced21717.76%, see rank13.59%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Dayton, WA%WashingtonU.S.
Native2,83097.42%, see rank86.65%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,74960.21%, see rank47.34%58.73%
Born in Different State1,04035.80%, see rank37.62%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
411.41%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born752.58%, see rank13.35%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship210.72%, see rank6.19%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship541.86%, see rank7.15%7.09%
Born In Europe60.21%, see rank2.21%1.53%
Born In Asia60.21%, see rank5.44%3.82%
Born In Africa10.03%, see rank0.73%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America491.69%, see rank4.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America130.45%, see rank0.67%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Dayton, WA%WashingtonU.S.
English1,09691.95%, see rank80.98%79.39%
Spanish857.13%, see rank7.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages90.76%, see rank4.54%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages20.17%, see rank5.96%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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