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Dayton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Dayton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Campbell County at latitude 39.1106 and longitude -84.4625. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Dayton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dayton, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Dayton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dayton: Brooklyn, Jamestown.

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Dayton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,308
Population in Households 5,268
Population in Familes 4,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 4,124
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,060
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,336
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,165 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 895 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $93,381
Average Home Value $128,777


Median Household Income $39,103
Average Household Income $51,967
Per Capita Income $19,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.13% 0.05%
Households 0.09% 0.12%
Families 0.36% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 81 85th
Population Density1 # 41 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 320 39th
Median Household Income # 255 52nd
Per Capita Income # 281 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.