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Dayton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Dayton had a population of 5,379 as of July 1, 2016. Dayton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dayton is located at latitude 39.1106 and longitude -84.4625 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Dayton (GNIS ID: 2404195) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dayton is located within Newport-Fort Thomas Division of Campbell 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Brooklyn, Jamestown.

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Dayton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,379
Population in Households 5,336
Population in Familes 4,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 4,198
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,048
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,325
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,157 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 891 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $94,110
Average Home Value $145,030


Median Household Income $37,274
Average Household Income $51,731
Per Capita Income $19,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.16%
Households -0.03% 0.09%
Families 0.11% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Dayton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dayton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 86 84th
Population Density1 # 37 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 325 40th
Median Household Income # 312 42nd
Per Capita Income # 347 36th

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