Dayton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)93715391
Median age35.438.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Dayton, TN has a population of 7,308 and is the 5,025th largest city in the United States. The population density is 937 per sq mi which is 512% higher than the Tennessee average and 935% higher than the national average. The median age in Dayton is 35 which is approximately 8% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Dayton, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 67% of Dayton residents were born in Tennessee, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dayton is 512% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Dayton is 8% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Dayton 89.09% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Dayton 6.65% of the population is African American.
  • In Dayton 0.34% of the population is Asian.

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Dayton population breakdown by race

African American6.65%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.16%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.83%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.92%1.38%4.75%
In Dayton, 5.1% 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, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).