Dayton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,58219191
Median age38.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English77%84%79%
Speak Spanish17%7%13%
Dayton, VA has a population of 1,633 and is the 12,212th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,582 per sq mi which is 727% higher than the Virginia average and 1646% higher than the national average. The median age in Dayton is 38 which is approximately 1% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Dayton, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 57% of Dayton residents were born in Virginia, 24% were born out of state, 5% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Dayton is 727% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Dayton is 1% higher than Virginia.
  • In Dayton 94.67% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Dayton 0.61% of the population is African American.
  • In Dayton 2.76% of the population is Asian.

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Dayton population breakdown by race

African American0.61%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race1.53%3.37%3.06%
Other race0.43%2.30%4.75%
In Dayton, 19.1% 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, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).