Dayton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 8,948 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dayton is the 14th largest community in Nevada.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dayton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dayton is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dayton who work in office and administrative support (13.21%), sales jobs (10.15%), and management occupations (8.59%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Dayton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Dayton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dayton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dayton may be for you.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Dayton rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.31% of adults 25 and older in Dayton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Dayton in 2018 was $30,212, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,848 for a family of four. However, Dayton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dayton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dayton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.61% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dayton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Dayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.