Dayton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,54728291
Median age33.639.137.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%2%13%
Dayton, OH has a population of 141,776 and is the 183rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,547 per sq mi which is 802% higher than the Ohio average and 2711% higher than the national average. The median age in Dayton is 34 which is approximately 14% lower than the Ohio average of 39. In Dayton, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 70% of Dayton residents were born in Ohio, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dayton is 802% higher than Ohio.
  • The median age in Dayton is 14% lower than Ohio.
  • In Dayton 53.62% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Dayton 41.29% of the population is African American.
  • In Dayton 1.09% of the population is Asian.

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Dayton population breakdown by race

African American41.29%12.18%12.60%
American Indian0.40%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.17%
Mixed race2.70%2.37%2.91%
Other race0.87%0.84%4.70%
In Dayton, 3.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Dayton, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.