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Dayton, OH

Dayton is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
140,782
Dayton Population7
$
35,201
Median Income6
12.4
%
Unemployment Rate19
 

City Score

 

Population

Dayton is one of the few cities in the United States that has been getting younger. Since 2010, the median age decreased by 1.0 years, which increased by 1.0.

Age

33.1
Median Age7
-3.3
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Dayton residents are mostly white and the city is slowly becoming less diverse as the white community has grown by 1.4% since 2010, while the Black community, 2nd largest in the city, has shrunk by 15.7%

Race

79.2
%
Ohio Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Dayton is at a low risk for natural disasters. The most common disasters are volcanoes, volcanoes, and volcanoes.

Weather

37
%
Chance of Rain12
53
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature38

 

Housing

The average home value in Dayton increased by 42% since 2010 which is 1% lower than the national average and 12% higher than the state average

Rent

$
660
Monthly Average14
53
%
Renters39

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Dayton is a high tax location with sales tax near the national average, but income tax 26% higher than the national average and property tax 42% higher than the national average.

Other

1.58
%
Property Tax23
7.5
%
Sales Tax21
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax23

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)11

 

Employment

Dayton has a very low employment rate of 88% which is 6% lower than the national average. The largest employers are Comfort Keepers and Miami Valley Hospital

Income

19.9
%
<$25,0006
4.3
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry19

 

Politics

Dayton is centrist with a conservative slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results40

Representatives

Mayor29 Nan Whaley
Democratic
House of Representative29 Michael Turner
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Grandview And Southview Hospitals, is 0.9 miles from the center of Dayton, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Dayton VA Medical Center, is 4.1 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, is 46.9 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical30 Yes
Decriminalized30 Yes
 

Safety

In Ohio, 41.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 35.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks31
No
Permit to Purchase Law31

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#75 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report32
#69 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report33
#34 2019 Best Cities for Healthcare by healthgrades34
 

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